View profile

Web Gems 16 / The business of blending in

To learn how to blend in, the French military turned to an unexpected group—the people who knew best
Web Gems by WellsBaum.blog
Web Gems 16 / The business of blending in
By Wells Baum • Issue #16 • View online
To learn how to blend in, the French military turned to an unexpected group—the people who knew best how colors and textures could be used to trick the eye, a resource France had in abundance: artists.
Before camouflage hit the runway, French artists (camoufleurs) in World War I used creative techniques to disguise soldiers and protect them from aerial reconnaissance and long-range enemy fire. Get lost in this piece and more in this week’s links below.

Life & Arts 🎭
The Business of Blending In | Topic
Science Explains What Happens to Someone’s Brain From Complaining Every Day | Run Wonder
The World’s Most Beautiful Libraries | WellsBaum.blog
Quote 🗣️
“Believe it or not, the Internet is actually underhyped.” — John Doerr (1999)
Listen 🎧
Old Ways | Jeremiah Jae
Tangible ‍💻📚
This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions
This Book Is a Planetarium: And Other Extraordinary Pop-Up Contraptions
Video 📺
This Actor’s Cartoon Game Is Strong on Vimeo
This Actor’s Cartoon Game Is Strong on Vimeo
Did you enjoy this issue?
Wells Baum

Connecting the dots between Life & Arts. Sign up to receive interesting reads, new music, and other goodies directly to your inbox.

If you don't want these updates anymore, please unsubscribe here
If you were forwarded this newsletter and you like it, you can subscribe here
Powered by Revue