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AWOL Trends, open-source design trends and inspiration; curated by designers, for designers. Akiyoshi's illusion pages. Akiyoshi's illusion pages Akiyoshi KITAOKA, Professor, Department of Psychology, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan studying visual perception, visual illusion, optical illusion, trompe l'oeil, 3D, etc.

Akiyoshi's illusion pages

Visiome, ICP 2016, ICP 2016 facebook, ICP 2016 illusion works Since May 18, 2002; Updated January 21, 2017 Japanese, Serb, Portuguese, Chinese Warning: This page contains some works of "anomalous motion illusion", which might make sensitive observers dizzy or sick. Latest works (Jan 21, 2017) --- Newest page (Dec 11, 2016) --- Updated page (Jan 20, 2016) --- Illusion catalogue (June 3, 2014)Page list of this site --- Books (June 18, 2014) --- Papers (January 3, 2016) --- Illusion news (Apr 24, 2016) --- Photos (Nov 1, 2014) "Rotating snakes" Circular snakes appear to rotate 'spontaneously'. Copyright A.Kitaoka 2003 (September 2, 2003) Explanation of the elemental illusion (optimized Fraser-Wilcox illusion) (PDF) How this work was created (PDF) (Trick Eyes Graphics p.78) Gray-scale version (jpg) Art of the Menu. About Art of the Menu, is a division of UnderConsideration, cataloguing the underrated creativity of menus from around the world.

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Art of the Menu uses Typekit to render Proxima Nova by Mark Simonson and Adelle by Type Together. Art of the Menu is run with Six Apart’s MovableType 6.3.2 Syndicate / RSS Feed All comments, ideas and thoughts on Art of the Menu are property of their authors; reproduction without the author’s or Art of the Menu’s permission is strictly prohibited.

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3D & VFX. Dezeen - architecture and design magazine. Toys & Pop. Niice. StrictlyPaper. Quilled Paper Alphabet by Dan Hoopert 19 year old Uk-based graphic designer Dan Hoopert has crafted an intricate 3D alphabet series out of swirled quilled tendrils of paper as a personal project.


The ornate detail in each of the letters is absolutely remarkable! For creation of typography in the realm of paper, this definitely sets itself apart from the rest. One can only imagine the amount of hours it took to produce this piece. Well done! Snake-like Paper Sculpture Made From Thousands Of Lips You may remember the Swarm Pinned Skin Collage by David Adey comprised of thousands of clippings of various complexions from fashion magazines. Accumulation Paper Cut Sculptures Talented artist Christine Kim has delighted us in the past with her illustrations, which showcased the use of penciled collaged figures, incorporated with watercolor backdrops and paper cut imagery to produce beautiful motifs. Hermes Atlantis Paper Craft Window Display Origami Bench by blackLAB Architects.

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Portfolios & CVs. Architecture & Interiors. Looklet Fashion. Industrial Design. Advertising. Studios & Designers. Printing. Packaging. Branding & Identity. Magazines & Blogs. Design Talks. Typography. The Whittington Press. Posted on: Thursday, July 19th, 2012 Author: Tony Geer Posted in: The Whittington Press I was recently able to acquire a few items from the Whittington Press and I’ve been pretty excited about sharing sharing my thoughts on them for a while; but as sometimes happens, life gets in the way and it’s taken me much longer than I had planned.

The Whittington Press

Nevertheless, here we are. About the Whittington Press The Whittington Press is a small, though proficient, press started by John and Rosalind Randle in 1971. They published their first book in 1972, and have since added over two hundred more to the list with books about wood-engravers, bibliographies of other presses, type specimens, diaries, stencil illustration, and of course, the renowned annual review for printers and bibliophiles - Matrix. The only other printing that the Press does apart from books is posters, which have become quite popular in their own right. You can also see pictures from the 2011 Open Day over here. Gutenberg and Whittington.


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