Can someone please tell me what direction this man is running?

If you've visited Creative Bloq before, then you've probably noticed that we are big fans of a good optical illusion. We've covered plenty of different designs over the years, from rotating horses to mesmerising spinning boxes. And today's illusion is another great addition to the pile. 

When you first look at this peculiar design, it looks like a man is running toward you, no, away? Wait, which way is the man running? The more I look at this design, the less I understand which way the man in the photo is running. If you're loving this illusion and fancy indulging yourself in some more this bank holiday weekend, then why not check out our roundup of the best optical illusions

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.