This vibrant optical illusion is utterly hypnotic

Feeling overwhelmed with world events? Well here's some light relief in the form of a brain-bending optical illusion to occupy your mind. With its purple and yellow vortex-like design, I'm sure you'll want to spend hours staring at this head-spinner. 

It's easy to think that the spinning design below might be a Gif or a video but I promise that this optical illusion of a trippy vortex-like design is a static image. And it's not the first optical illusion we've seen with the power to seemingly move on its own, there are a few more static mind-bogglers in 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.