Tag: illusion

This is the Cafe Wall Illusion

The café wall illusion is a geometrical-optical illusion in which the parallel straight dividing lines between staggered rows with alternating black and white “bricks” appear to be sloped. [Graphic above by Fibonacci] Reported by Richard Gregory and Priscilla Heard in 1979, Gregory recalls: It was noted some time ago (Gregory 1973) by a then member…

Interactive Art Installation Turns People into Daredevils

The illusion is achieved by recreating an entire building facade on the ground and installing a gigantic mirror tilted 45 degrees; creating wonderful photo opportunities of people seemingly dangling from windows and ledges, or whatever else you can think of! It’s playful, interactive, and all kinds of awesome. Would be fantastic to see this installation…