Almost Lost Arts
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 studiosfrom places like Oaxaca, Kyoto, Milan, and Tennessee.
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. It's the perfect gift for artists, makers, collectors, crafters, fans of vintage ephemera, history lovers, trivia buffs, travelers, parents, and millennials
Written by Emily Freidenrich with contributions by Narayan Khandekar and Margaret Shepherd.