Optical illusions go live…

by | Thursday, February 26, 2009

If you love optical illusions you have to see this… just absolutely brilliant. The moment she pulls out the driver’s license is priceless. And of course the face / vase flip-flop at the end is cool too.

This reminded me of their other hit, Font Face Off.

Speaking of the face/vase illusion here is my typographic version…

Topics related to this post: Ambigrams | Art | Creativity | Fun | Psychology | Puzzles | Representation | Video | Worth Reading

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  1. Lorna Munt

    love this optical illusion, been playing around with a few ideas on optical illusion design.

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