ADAM WILLIAMSON is a skilled stone and wood carver and a practicing artist in many media. He is a leading specialist in biomorphic art (islimi) on which he wrote a chapter for Arts and Crafts of the Islamic Lands, published by Thames & Hudson. He has worked with artists in many parts of the world. His interior, architectural and sculptural work has been commissioned by the Austrian Foreign Office, HRH the Prince of Wales, Kew Gardens, Oxford University, the Pakistan Embassy, Shakespeare’s Globe, Westminster Abbey and the Zoological Society of London. He has lectured at the universities of Cambridge and London, and teaches in many organisations, including the Prince’s School, where he completed his Masters.