Optimal Illusion

When I first approached the Fiamma kitchen in the showroom, I was impressed by the subtle louvers on the cabinet doors—and upon getting up close [say about two feet away] I have to admit to amazement: the cabinet fronts are completely flat. The sepia-stained walnut has been meticulously pieced so its grain alternates in light and dark ribbons. Was this a deliberate design stroke, or my aging eyes playing tricks on me? I strongly suspect the former, and will categorically deny the latter. gdcucine.com