Tag: patterns

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…

3D Laser Cut Paper Art by Eric Standley

Eric Standley is an artist and educator currently living and working in Virginia. In his incredible series of 3D laser cut paper art, Standley’s work is found at the intersection of art, technology, history and mathematics. His vector drawings were initially inspired by the geometry in Gothic and Islamic architectural ornamentation. The pieces are painstakingly…