May 31, 2021

The Last Printing Press

Watch this short film about a little shop in California that makes books the way they did at the turn of the century.

The Last Printing Press

Arion Press still makes books the old fashioned way: by hand. This brief look at how the San Francisco-based company prints and assembles books using 100 year-old techniques is inspiring and a little heart-breaking.

Here's hoping someone takes up the cause when the current owners retire. It would be a shame to let this art form die out.