Swedish Splinter Camo And The New Aesthetic

"K32 HMS Helsingborg Anchored off Gotska Sandoen, cropped," wikipedia via tna

Every time I go back to James Bridle's tumblr The New Aesthetic, I'm like, "The New Aesthetic! I'm soaking in it!" and remind myself to visit more often.


For example, an awesome roundup of splinter-style camo which bears a striking resemblance to the polygonal camo applied to intelligence-sensitive sites on Dutch Google Maps [above, below] which I've been tracking--and promising myself I'd paint--for, hey, look at that, exactly two years now!

Anyway, Sweden in particular is still keeping the polygon faith, with their M/90 camo pattern, much sought after by paintball aficionados.

The image above is of a Swedish naval vessel, the new K32 HMS Helsingborg corvette, delivered in December 2009. I know the dates don't match up, but it sure looks like this ship Google photographed pulling into a Dutch naval base in 2006:


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