The Scripps College Press

The Scripps College Press publishes limited edition books each semester created and printed with letterpress equipment by students in Art 135: Typography and the Book Arts. Sophomores at Scripps can also select the Core III class, From Materiality to Immateriality: The Coming of the Artist Book to deepen their understanding of the book arts field.

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75th Anniversary of the

Founding of the Scripps College Press


Latest Book: Power Trip (2015 Spring)

Everyone has love/hate experiences with automobiles, especially in sprawling Los Angeles. Since the students who created this edition are from many parts of the world, they decided to share their perspectives on the advantages and disadvantages of owning, driving, crashing, modifying, and caring for cars, both old and brand new. They drew upon the materiality and physicality of vehicles for inspiration.

The students who produced the book are: Melanie Biles, Lizzy Freedman, Genna Kules, Sherman Lam, Kai McDaniel, Allison Mis, Vivian Pham, and Niyati Shenoy. The size is 8” tall x 6.75” wide x 1” thick and has 107 pages. The book was produced in an edition of 102 copies. The price of the book is $200 plus applicable sales tax.

Frederic W. Goudy Lecture: The Founding of Twinrocker Handmade Paper

Twinrocker Founders Kathryn Clark, Howard Clark, and Margaret Prentice
September 12, 2015
Scripps College Humanities Auditorium

Please note that the Frederic W. Goudy Lecture is free and open to the public

Frederic W. Goudy Workshop: Pulp Painting

Kathryn Clark & Colin Browne – $100
September 12, 2015
Scripps College Press

Frederic W. Goudy Dinner

Please join us for dinner at Scripps College at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2015. Cost $27.50

Scripps College Old Style by Frederic W. Goudy

Scripps College Old Style

Scripps College has its own font, designed in 1941 by master type designer Frederic W. Goudy.

You can purchase the full family font for $178 at

To learn more about this unique and impressive font, click here.

Scripps Press Staff

Kitty Maryatt
Director of the Scripps College Press
Assistant Professor of Art
(909) 607-3866

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