Air Raid Precautions, Handbook No.11
The majority of errors in the field of aesthetics spring from the eighteenth century’s false premise in the field of ethics.
– Charles Baudelaire
Camouflage of Large Installations is a rare World War II handbook created by the British Government as a guide for factory owners to implement the then new theories of camouflage in order to protect industrial assets. The handbook is composed of three sections: instructional, advertising by corporations supplying camouflage services and full-page colour swatches. The full-page colour swatches are particularly beautiful and when viewed aesthetically are interesting forerunners to the history of monochromes, specifically Yves Klein’s ...