Ambigrams in new book

Written by: Punya Mishra

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The Art of Deception: Illusions to Challenge the Eye and the Mind is a new book edited by Brad Honeycutt. Brad is a graduate of Michigan State (Go Spartans!) and maintains a blog (anopticalillusion) devoted to optical illusions. A few of my designs have ended up on his site (see here for previous mentions of Brad on this blog), and now two of them have ended up in this book.

The books is beautifully done and features work by a range of internationally celebrated artists. The foreword is written by John Langdon and the epilogue by Scott Kim (may two of the best ambigram designers in the world). It is a truly an honor to have my work selected to be in this book. Here are a couple of images – one the cover and the other the pages devoted to two of my designs.

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Punya Mishra is a professor of Educational Psychology & Educational Technology at the College of Education at Michigan State University. He also directs the Master of Arts in Educational Technology program. He recently co-chaired the SITE 2011 conference at Nashville after having chaired the Innovation & Technology Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education. The readers and editors of Technology and Learning journal recently named him as one of the ten most influential people in educational technology.

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