How Dominoes Are Created


Domino, also known as dominoes or dominos, is a game involving small rectangular blocks that have a line down the middle and one or more ends marked with an arrangement of dots similar to those on dice. A domino set contains a certain number of these blocks, varying from 28 to 55, depending on the manufacturer and the type of games offered. The game can be played with either one or more players. It is commonly used to play positional games, where the player places a domino edge to edge against another in such a way that their adjacent sides are identical or form a specified total.

Dominoes are most often made of ceramic or porcelain, but may be of other materials including wood and plastic. They are typically a little over 2 inches long, 1 inch wide and 3/8 inch thick — small enough to be held in the hand but large enough to allow for some manipulation. The most popular domino sets are the double six and the double nine, each containing 28 tiles. A small number of larger, more complex domino sets are available that include special tiles with higher numbers of spots and/or different arrangements of the dots.

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When Hevesh begins to create one of her mind-blowing domino setups, she follows a version of the engineering-design process. She tests each section individually to make sure it works before putting it all together. In doing so, she is able to correct any problems before they become too big to fix.

Hevesh starts by considering a theme or purpose for her installation. Then she brainstorms images or words that might go with it. She then makes a sketch of the general layout. From there, she moves on to laying out the biggest 3-D sections first, followed by flat arrangements and finally lines of dominos that connect all the segments together. After her creation is complete, she films it in slow motion to see if it works as intended. This process is vital to ensuring that her amazing designs will work properly in the field and provide a great show for visitors. The results of her labors are stunning and a testament to the creative genius of this remarkable artist.