Surfboard yum-yum: Richard Kenvin

“Surf Craft” is an extravaganza of table-top photographs of remarkable board design. It is preluded by essays examining surfing’s Hawaiian heritage and the evolution of board design. Well, just keep oogling these boards.

Aloha bellyboards, kneeboards. Olo, Alaia, single-fins, longboards, ….

Richard Kenvin: Surf Craft – Design and the Culture of Board Riding
Author:    Richard Kenvin
Photographs by:    Ryan Field
ISBN:    9780262027601
Publisher:    MIT Press
Publ. year:    2014
Language:    English
Pages:    176
Illustrations:    150 colour
Width x height:    253 x 295 (mm)
Binding:    hardcover
Weight:    1450 g

Exhibition:    Mingei International Museum, San Diego 2014-15

Another cool book on surfing:

California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties California Surfing and Climbing in the Fifties
Text by:    Yvon Chouinard, Steve Pezman, Steve Roper
ISBN:    9781938922268
Publisher:    T.Adler Books
Publ. year:    2013
Language:    English
Pages:    84
Illustrations:    in colour & b/w
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