Saturday, May 4, 2013

Dazzle camouflage

Today's inspiration is camouflage, but instead of the usual blend-into-the-surroundings camo, I was inspired by a different type of camouflage. I've been listening to this podcast on design called 99% Invisible, and yesterday I learned how ships during WWI would be decorated with crazy patterns so that enemy submarines had trouble shooting them. You can listen to the podcast and see pictures of these ships here. I made my own version of dazzle camouflage: