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Optical Illusions in Product Design

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Visual illusions in design can bring a bit of magic to your modern space. From floating lamps to two-legged tables, we've gathered a few products to deceive your eyes and heighten your curiosity.
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  Finnish designer Eeva Jokinen created a porcelain cup with false holes, a necessary piece of tableware for any Alice in Wonderland tea party.

    Finnish designer Eeva Jokinen created a porcelain cup with false holes, a necessary piece of tableware for any Alice in Wonderland tea party.

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  The Illusion Table designed in 2005 by Danish designer John Brauer gives the impression that the transparent tablecloth is draped over an invisible frame.

    The Illusion Table designed in 2005 by Danish designer John Brauer gives the impression that the transparent tablecloth is draped over an invisible frame.

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  The Stalker Table designed by Studio Hausen for Foundry achieves what seems to be an impossible balance.

    The Stalker Table designed by Studio Hausen for Foundry achieves what seems to be an impossible balance.

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  This Illusion Lamp designed by Hareide Designmill for Northern Lighting seems to be suspended in mid-air.

    This Illusion Lamp designed by Hareide Designmill for Northern Lighting seems to be suspended in mid-air.

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  This powder-coated steel table is designed by Ronan Copia for Axthor to balance on two legs.

    This powder-coated steel table is designed by Ronan Copia for Axthor to balance on two legs.

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  The electrical cord becomes the frame in this Cord Lamp manufactured by Design House Stockholm.

    The electrical cord becomes the frame in this Cord Lamp manufactured by Design House Stockholm.

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  This Umbra desk clock features a walnut clock face suspending mysteriously in a glass cover.

    This Umbra desk clock features a walnut clock face suspending mysteriously in a glass cover.

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