Author(s): Tim Newark
Camouflage has become a global cult in today's fashion and design world. This book tells its fascinating story - an interplay between modern military developments on the one hand, and the worlds of art, design and popular culture on the other. A dazzling revelation of camouflage's power in nature, war and design, it will have a broad appeal to anyone interested in design, fashion, history and military history.
Tim Newark is editor of Military Illustrated, the leading English-language military history and uniforms magazine. Jonathan Miller is renowned worldwide for his spectacular contributions to opera, television and the visual arts.
1. Introduction by Jonathan Miller; 2. Early Inspirations: The Animal World; Pattern to Conceal and Confuse; Military Display and Military Disguise; 3. Dazzling the Enemy: The Threat from the Skies Disruptive Pattern; Picasso, Modernist Art and Camouflage; The Dazzle Ball of 1919; 4. Developing Disguise: The First Camouflage-Printed Uniforms; Professor Schick's SS Forest Patterns; Inflatable Tanks and Fake Oil Terminals; Camouflage and the Cambridge Zoologist; 5. Camo Triumphant: Camouflage as Identity as well as Disguise; Tropical Wars, Tropical Patterns; Warhol and Panton, Art and Furniture; High-tech Textiles: the Future of Camouflage.