Fewer, Better Things
We're reading Fewer, Better Things, Glen Adamson's wonderful study of "material intelligence." He offers beautiful insights into why we love craft. Here's one: "Let's consider them as points of contact between people. Every object represents a potential social connection. By better understanding the tangible things in our lives, we better understand our fellow humans."
It's a must read: https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/fewer-better-things-9781632869647/