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Objectified

Because we have been exposed to the same object multiple times, we expect the ones we see and use everyday to be ordinary. We don’t think about their design nor their function. For instance, when I walk into class, I see rows of chairs and choose one to sit down on. I don’t think about the design of the chair nor do I have to remind myself that chairs are meant for sitting. Thus, we don’t think about the design of typical objects; we only think that way when presented with new or modernized objects.

The documentary Objectified was interesting because it talked about the design and function behind those everyday objects. It forced us to think about objects in ways we rarely do.

(I also enjoyed the part when it talked about the faces of cars and how the car we drive becomes a part of our identity)

Tayler Bradford

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