Big Dumb Objects: Deconstructed and Reconstructed
Yi Luo, MFA Communications Design ’20
Gaia Hwang, Associate Professor, Graduate Communications / Package Design
School of Design
Big Dumb Objects: Deconstructed and Reconstructed seeks to understand why some human constructs strike viewers as sci-fi-esque objects and what commonalities they share with big dumb objects (BDO). By examining some of the most iconic BDO from science fiction and breaking down the images to see in terms of form, function, and (human) reaction, much common ground was found in listing their attributes. So how can we build and reproduce our own BDO?