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The Art of the Pizza Box

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On Sale: November 12, 2013
Pages: | ISBN: 978-1-61219-308-3
Published by : Melville House Melville House
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Synopsis

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“New Yorkers are particular about pizza, and no one has a more well-formed opinion than Scott Wiener.”
Newsday

One of the world’s foremost pizza experts presents more than 100 weird and wild pizza box designs

Since the origins of to-go pizza, pizzerias and pizza chains have taken great pride in covering take-out boxes with captivating designs. They’ve also wrestled with the best way to manufacture a box that can keep a pizza looking and tasting great.
            Here, the world’s expert on pizza boxes presents more than one hundred weird and wild box designs and explores the curious history of the pizza box. Included are international designs, corporate designs, and dozens of quirky images from mom-and-pop pizzerias.
            Where does all this art come from? Scott Wiener has been collecting and cataloging pizza boxes for more than five years. In Viva la Pizza!, Wiener traces design trends over the past four decades and profiles some of the world’s most prolific box designers and manufacturers. The result is a captivating overview of pizza culture and a new way to look at one of the world’s favorite foods.
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Praise

"[D]elightful and informative."
The New York Times


A little slice of art.”
The Wall Street Journal


“[A]n intensely researched love song to [pizza boxes].”
Wired

“[This] fascinating book shows pizza boxes like you’ve never seen, emblazoned with artful images so original and unexpected they would be at home in a food museum.”
The Sacramento Bee

“The detail to which Wiener chronicles the boxes is kind of insane.”
Hyper Allergic


“I never thought anybody’d be writing a book about this.”
—Tom Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza

"[O]ne of the most effusive displays of love for corrugated cardboard the world will ever know.”
The Independent


“[This] new book answers questions you probably never asked.”
—USA Today


“Scott has forgotten more about pizza than most people have ever known!”
—Jeffrey Saad, Food Network

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