26 letter could generate infinite meaning. I was fascinated by the modularity of language and how tone of voice could drastically change the meaning of a word. I wanted to have a physical representation of constructing language by allowing a word's form to act as a person's "tone of voice". 
I designed 5 modular toy pieces that can form any letter in the English alphabet. With them, people can literally shape their words and their meaning. 
1. Created the outlines of the toy pieces in Illustrator
2. Laser cut the shapes and glued them together to form the toy pieces 
3. Used the pieces as positives for a silicone mold
4. Used the mold to create final plastic pieces 
The Pieces
 3/8" thick
 1/2" wide
Length of longest pieces is 3" 
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