Arion Press is a Book publisher in San Francisco, California. San Francisco has a long tradition of fine printing and is still acknowledged to be the main centre of fine printing and book making in the United States. Arion Press is one of the few printers still casting type by hand everyday. The founder Andrew Hoyman says the business owes much to the culture of this city where printers with aesthetic sensibilities have thrived for more than 125 years.
Arion staff, are dedicated, talented crafts, people, casting, setting, printing using 19th-century technology. Each book is then bound by hand using centuries-old techniques. The Arion Press team are dedicated to the age-old processes of making the best possible quality books they can. In the latest Raw Craft Documentary Anthony Bourdain meets with founder Andrew Hoyem, the master typographer, printer and publisher at Arion Press.