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Dazzle Ships and the art of confusion

from BBC Guides

How did an artist help Britain fight the war at sea?

"Dazzle" camouflage was first presented by artist Norman Wilkinson in WWI. The thought was to make it harder for enemy to get an accurate distance or speed from the battleships making it harder to sink them.

from the Guardian

Cracking the code: how patterns make you more mindful

'Dazzle' camouflage on a first world war battleship, and Patternity's own design inspired by zebra stripes.