Interactive Optical Illusion Ads (6 pics)


Who said math and art don’t mix? Former NASA employee Kurt Wenner uses chalk and complex calculations from his old job to bring floors and walls to life.

“I use a piece of string to measure fixed points between the viewing location and the painting,” says Wenner. “This lets me calculate exactly how the perspective should be. It takes me around five to seven days to complete an average sized piece.”

Kurt now makes a living touring the world, creating his optical illusions for public projects and large companies. Collected here are three interactive pieces commissioned by Buick, which were seen at Herald Square in New York.

Kurt Wenner’s website
via telegraph






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Though designer Rafael Esquer has lived in New York City for 20 years, he’s still in awe of its bright lights and buzzing nightlife. As the founder of Alfalfa Studio, a branding and graphic design house based in Lower Manhattan, he creates pieces inspired by his enlightening experiences in the Big Apple. His latest project, a shimmering map entitled Iconic New York Illuminated, captures the magic of Manhattan after dark.

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