Richard Kenvin’s “Surf Craft” – Celebrating the art, craftsmanship, and history of surfboards

It’s worth buying simply for the photos alone, but Surf Craft also includes a thoughtfully-written 40-page introduction by Kenvin that traces the evolution of surfboard design, and also explains how meticulous handcraftmanship can inform modern high volume commercially-made surf craft; it’s a well-reasoned take on how ramping up surfboard production in the ’60s didn’t necessarily kill the beauty and art of surfboards. “Handcrafts are revered as a sacred facet of human life,” Kenvin explains, “but they also serve as the starting point for good design, the best defense against the potentially dehumanizing effects of mass production.

Read more here: Surfer Mag

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