• Georges Rousse.


    Posted on 22nd October, by Dana Tomić Hughes in graphics + illustration, photography. 6 Comments


    Georges Rousse is a French photographer who takes photos of abandoned spaces such as buildings, parking garages, streetscapes etc. Before taking a photo, Georges paints precise geometrical shapes which produce the illusion of a simple, flat design floating on the surface of the photo.

    Extreme awesomeness!

    By the way, I reckon that this post is a bit of a love child of two other post I’ve shared with you before – Haunting photography of abandoned buildings by Katherine Westerhout and Design Free Thursday post on Anamorphic Illusions. Especially that first image. Yeh? Are you with me?


    Discovered via acidolatte.





  • 6 Responses to “Georges Rousse.”

    1. Looking at them, over and over again, tickles my funny bone, you know? It’s a crazy idea, I love it.

    2. yellowtrace says:

      I know what you mean Heather. I keep looking at them too and try to work out how he did it. It’s messing with my head!

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    5. Jenna says:

      I was thinking exactly the same thing re: the love child concept when I saw the first picture – it’s incredible!

    6. Lauren says:

      I never would have guessed that those shapes were actually painted on the surfaces in these spaces! Amazing!



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