Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Camouflage Poster | Grace Tuetken

Above One of ninety posters designed by graphic design students at the University of Northern Iowa, to advertise an upcoming talk on WWI ship camouflage by RISD scholar Claudia Covert. This is one of three posters designed by Grace Tuetken. Copyright © 2012 by the designer. All rights reserved.


Home Economics Division at Iowa State College (Ames), “The High School Clothes Line” (script for a fashion show in the form of a play) in Journal of Home Economics. Vol 13. April 1921, p. 171—

ADA: "…Mother is an old peach at fixing things up. She is a regular camouflage artist."


Anon, “Women Knew About It” in the Hartford Herald, Wednesday, December 19, 1917, p. 3—

Paint is used to deceive the eye. That is camouflage. But is it a new thing under the sun? Go to! It is not so. Are we all not distressingly familiar with the camouflage girl? The idea is just the same when applied to faces, we take it, as in the case of submarines and tanks—to deceive the eye of the critical observer. Camouflage as applied to ships and armored tanks may be more or less a success, but as applied to the ladies it doesn’t fool even the wayfaring man.