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People Wouldn't Stop Running In The Hall, So They Did Something Mind-Bending To It

OCTOBER 16, 2017 —  ByMatthew Derrick 
Matthew Derrick

Matthew Derrick

Writer and sassy ginger currently residing in central Pennsylvania. Matt spends most of his free time online shopping for clothing that he doesn't need, perfecting the art of eye-rolling, and indulging in all forms of pop culture.

If there's one thing I remember about grade school, it's that people really, really don't condone running in the halls.

And one U.K.-based tile company has a solution to that problem. They’ve created the perfect optical illusion that will have customers and pint-sized scoundrels thinking twice about running around. When designing the interior for their new showroom remodel, the folks at Casa Ceramica set out to create something that quite literally stopped people in their tracks.

At first glance, it looks like the floor is caving in, but that's all part of the plan.

Casa Ceramica owner, Duncan Cool, demonstrates the perfect technique for handling this epic optical illusion before revealing that the giant hole is all in our minds.

If you can believe it, this was designed so that the hallway would look totally normal to anyone entering or looking through that glass door.

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