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Figure and ground illustration: faces or a candlestick/vase

Figure and ground

How we choose to separate objects from the background. Also see FedEx. Travel is good for resetting our figures and grounds.

The classic vase/faces illustration is an example of an ambiguous figure—or sometimes a reversible or bistable figure.

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