Christopher Williams' Craftsmen of Necessity is about the creation of useful objects — including shelter — by the native artisans of Europe and the Near East. It's about Berber stone villages, the wood houses of Rumania, Syrian blacksmith work, Finnish farm tools, Sicilian plows, Egyptian boats and a wealth of other handsome, durable contrivances . . . all made of readily available materials by craftsmen who know the secret of working with — not against — nature.
If you're a lover of good design, this book is for you . . . and we've reproduced just a few of Charlotte Williams' photos to show you why. Craftsmen of Necessity is published by Random House, costs $3.95 in paperback or $10.00 in hard cover and can be found at local bookstores.
From Craftsmen of Necessity by Christopher Williams. Copyright © 1968, 1973, 1974 by Christopher Williams. Reprinted by permission of Random House, Inc.
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