Scripps College Press

A close-up of hands crafting a book.

Under the Scripps College Press imprint, students create letterpress prints and limited-edition artists books in Art 135: Introduction to Letterpress Printing, Art 136: The Artist’s Book, and Art 137: Social Justice & Book Arts. Read artist interviews conducted by Book Arts students 2017-2020 at

During the Covid-19 pandemic, Zines, Artists’ Books, and Experimental Printmaking (Summer 2020), Experimental Relief Printing (Fall 2020) and the Artist’s Book: Representing Blackness (Fall 2020) students documented their prints, artist’s books in photos and videos that allow you to experience their artwork remotely. Learn more




The Scripps College Press also sponsors the biannual Frederic W. Goudy Lecture series, which is free and open to the public. Learn more


Scripps College Old Style

Scripps College Old Style by Frederic W. GoudyScripps College has its own font, designed in 1941 by master type designer Frederic W. Goudy. Reserved for more formal College publications, this unique and impressive font is still used today. Learn more