Leaving San Francisco

Walking through San Francisco airport on our way back to New York I held up my family to take pictures (sorry for all the reflections) of this handmade printing press.

IMG_2508 IMG_2509 IMG_2511That quote is so beautiful and succinct, exactly what I stumble over myself to try and say when I introduce typography to my students or to anyone who asks me, “what is typography anyway?”

This press was created by Shawn Hibmacronan who is a sculptor based in California. Here are some more pictures of the press taken from his website.

Screen Shot 2014-07-07 at 9.03.22 AM Screen Shot 2014-07-07 at 9.05.18 AM

 

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