Trompe L'oeil for the Home

Trompe L'oeil for the Home

Geoff Bentz
Oct 30, 2009

Trompe l'oeil is a french phrase for "trick of the eye." In design terms it means using extremely realistic imagery to create an optical illusion that make the artwork appear 3-D. This is most often done with screen printing, and the result can create everything from an industrial look to something more French Renaissance.

Here's a Roundup of trompe l'oeil pieces that will have guests doing a double take.

• 1 Duvet Cover and Sheets from Dutch by Design.

• 2 Curtain Room Divider Bauke Knottnerus

• 3 Chair Pads by Vanessa Su

• 4 Door Rug by Maison Martin Margiela

• 5 Bookshelf Cabinet from Swedish Design Company Front

• 6 Toilet Paper inspired Wallpaper from Toilet Spirit

• 7, 8 Flip-out Wall Seating by Dutch designer Egbert-Jan Lam

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