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Birth of a Book

A short vignette following the printing of Suzanne St Albans’ Mango and Mimosa, using the traditional book-binding methods of the England-based Smith-Settle Printers. Beautiful! via Devour

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Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.

Maker Faire 2011

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Maker Faire!  The name alone sends shivers down the spine of artists, musicians, DIYers, and the creative and curious everywhere.  Held in San Mateo last weekend, the annual event was a sprawling exposition celebrating all things made: an incredible intersection of art, music, engineering, science and good ol’ elbow grease.  Among the kinetic statues, electric […]

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Maggie Engebretson

Squid Printing at SFCB Earth Day

Squid Print Magic!

Docidicus gigas. Jumbo flying squid. Diablo rojo, or the red devil. No matter how you say it, these gorgeous cephalopods are impressive. And they make a handsome print! If you were lucky enough to join our Earth Day celebration this past Saturday, then you might’ve gotten in on the action. Two giant Humboldt squid generously […]

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Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu
Rocket Caleshu is an instructor at SFCB, and a freelance letterpress printer.