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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The 75th Anniversary of the Founding of the Scripps College Press: Goudy Symposium

March 5, 2016

9:00am-6:00pm

We have invited as speakers former Goudy Lecturers, Scripps faculty and Scripps College Press students and alums, along with new voices, to celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the Scripps College Press by Dorothy Drake and the Class of 1941.

David Godine, Valerie Lester, Sumner Stone, Steve Matteson, Christine Bertelson, Robin Price, Kitty Maryatt, Jeff Groves, Judy Harvey Sahak, Robin Trozpek, Mary MacNaughton, Alex Chappell, Colin Browne, and other former and current students will talk about publishing in today’s environment, about Bodoni, about digitizing Scripps College Old Style, about the work of Bertha Goudy, about the First Floor Press, about student work at the Press since 1941, and about the use of Denison Library, the Williamson Gallery and the Clark Humanities Museum at Scripps College.

Latest Book: Flecks of Light (2015 Fall)

Written and produced by the students in the Typography and the Book Arts class. Students researched medieval color pigments, because the names of the pigments are so evocative, and the process of making the pigments so onerous. We asked our new painting proessor Kasper Kovitz to give a talk about how painters decide on colors […]


Frederic W. Goudy Lecture: 75th Anniversary Celebration to the Goudy Lectures

David Godine, Valerie Lester, Sumner Stone, Steve Matteson, Christine Bertelson, Robin Price and more
March 05, 2016
9:00am

Please join us for the 75th ANNIVERSARY of the FOUNDING of the SCRIPPS COLLEGE PRESS March 5, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Cost $15 (includes lunch) Scripps College Humanities Auditorium Scripps College, Claremont We have invited as speakers former Goudy Lecturers, Scripps faculty and Scripps College Press students and alums, along with new voices, […]



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 fonts.com.

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