This impossible font will play tricks on your eyes

Impossible font

This unusual font was inspired by an optical illusion

Considering that fonts are usually designed to make words easy to understand, it's surprising to learn that typography doesn't have to be readable. This new impossible typeface design is the latest to push legibility to its limits.

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Dom Carter

Dom Carter is a freelance writer who specialises in art and design. Formerly a staff writer for Creative Bloq, his work has also appeared on Creative Boom and in the pages of ImagineFX, Computer Arts, 3D World, and .net. He has been a D&AD New Blood judge, and has a particular interest in picture books.