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Surprising Places to Hide Objects in Plain Sight

Trying to hide some spare cash so kids/spouse/burglars can’t find it? Looking for a fancy place to store your important tax information or passport by chance?

Recent design graduate Yiting Cheng has solutions that will surprise you. From hiding a spare key beneath a glass of milk, to a truly secret compartment hidden under a table which can only be opened with a powerful magnet, these super secret hiding spots make it effortlessly easy to hide objects in plain sight.

Cheng states:

“This project is about concealing valuables, secrets, bad habits and personal information in our workplaces. Here, hidden spaces/messages were created within 8 general objects such as wood boards, lamps and disposable coffee cups.

“How? By utilizing stereotypes and visual camouflage. We make judgments based mainly on our experiences and what we see. This dependency on visual information can create large blind spots. Thus, usual stereotypes of how we perceive solid, transparency and lighting are employed in this project to play with notions of “solid and void” and “true and false.”

Via Fast Company.