This poem book pays tribute to the pepper and its place in history and society framed around the narrative of the Scoville Scale—the metric used to evaluate the spiciness of peppers. This collector-style book catalogs a selection of the most well-known and popular peppers, provides recipes from a selection of cultures that utilize peppers in the cuisine, and pays tribute to the passion of the international pepperhead community. The piece is completed by a custom-designed typefaces that fuses pepper-forms and vintage typography.
Institution: Tyler School of Art
Art Director: Joe Scorsone