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Almost Lost Arts | Traditional Crafts and the Artisans Keeping Them Alive

Almost Lost Arts | Traditional Crafts and the Artisans Keeping Them Alive

Author: Emily Freidenrich, Narayan Khandekar, Margaret Shepherd

Almost Lost Arts features the stories of 20 artisans who have devoted their lives to preserving traditional techniques.

From globemakers and bookmenders to cassette tape manufacturers and neon sign makers, the profiled artisans represent a diverse mix of media, ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds.

Gorgeous photographs reveal these craftspeople's studios from places like Oaxaca, Kyoto, Milan, and Tennessee.

• Each maker is accompanied by an in-depth profile telling their story
• Features two essays that discuss the challenges and rewards of engaging deeply with the past
• An inspiration to makers, collectors, and history lovers

Almost Lost Arts is a celebration of tactile beauty and a tribute to human ingenuity.

This book takes readers in-depth with each artisan and explores how people around the world are saving traditional arts from obscurity.

• A visual delight and an inspirational read for anyone who treasures handmade goods: collectors, makers, and those who dream of quitting their office jobs and learning a craft
• The perfect gift for artists, makers, collectors, crafters, fans of vintage ephemera, history lovers, trivia buffs, travelers, parents, and millennials
• Elegant three-piece case and foil stamping make this a highly giftable book

Stock: Only 1 unit left Out of stock


Publisher:Chronicle Books
Publish Date:Sept. 3 2019
Edition:Illustrated edition
Author:Emily Freidenrich, Narayan Khandekar, Margaret Shepherd

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