These are the 4 optical illusions that most blew our minds this year

Optical illusions are one of our biggest diversions here at Creative Bloq. And although we're only halfway through the year, we've already seen some contenders for the best optical illusion of 2023 (and even for our pick of the best optical illusions of all time).

We've seen Lego cars defy the laws of physics, Coca-Cola cans that trick our perception of colour and other optical illusions that show just how easily our eyes can be deceived. Here's our pick of the best recent mind-benders.


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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.