cafe yeonnam-dong in south korea has been designed to give customers the impression that they’ve stepped into a cartoon. the space features all-white walls, floors, furniture, and fixtures accented with black contour lines to create the flattened look of a drawing.

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the cafe opened in seoul last year, inviting customers to dine using cutlery and crockery sporting a similarly flat aesthetic. the black-and-white cartoonish interiors are inspired by a korean TV show known as W featuring characters that clash between two worlds – the real world and a fantasy world inside a webtoon. the 2D optical illusion intends to make customers feel as though they too have crossed dimensions into a comic book illustration. 

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