Table of Contents

Contents; Foreword; Prologue; Part One: Making Things; Part Two: Sensory Experiences; Part Three: Art at Work; Part Four: Methods and Concepts; Epilogue; References; Index Jones explores the human impulse to create, the necessity for having aesthetically satisfying experiences, and the craving for tradition. He also considers topics such as making chairs, remodeling houses, using and preserving soda-fountain slang, preparing and eating food, and sculpting lifelike figures out of cement.