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    inspiration: striped boats!

    01.10.2011 / ART + DESIGN, Favorites

    Whoa alert.

    Have you heard of dazzle camouflaging? During WWI and WWII, war vessels were painted in “dazzle camouflage” to confuse the direction and speed of boats, planes and carriers.

    Insanity!

    LINK:  TESSA BLAZEY

    p.s. A modern take on dazzle camouflage.
    p.p.s. A dazzle ship typeface? AMAZING!

    • These are so weird and awesome. I would love to see a boat like this in harbor. Can you even imagine?

    • […] type='text/javascript'%3E%3C/script%3E")); a dazzle camouflage print!After spotting this post on striped boats (also called dazzle camouflage), Amy sent over a RISD print of dazzle camouflage plans for sale! […]

    • […] drawings.How glorious are these simple boat drawings? I’ve been in a ship state of mind since last week’s dazzle camouflage posts, and these drawings certainly aren’t helping me kick the habit!LINK:  CHARMAINE OLIVIA […]

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