Domino’s Pizza and Domino’s Pizza Installations


In a game of domino, each player draws a hand of tiles. They then place them on the table forming a long row of dominoes. A player must in turn play a domino so that it touches either end of the row, or in some cases both ends. If a player has more than one pair of matching dominoes, they may “chip out,” or drop the excess, without re-drawing a new hand. The winners are the players who are able to continue playing with their remaining dominoes.

A domino is a small rectangular block, thumb-sized, with an identity-bearing face on one side and a blank or patterned surface on the other. There are 28 such dominoes in a standard set. The dots or pips on the domino are usually arranged in sets of six, but can vary in number from set to set.

The word “domino” comes from the Latin verb domino, which means to take or hold. The term has been in use since the early 14th century.

Domino’s is known for its pizza delivery, but the company also offers many other products, including appetizers, pastas and cakes. The company has more than 8,000 franchise locations worldwide. Its headquarters are in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

A Domino’s spokesperson said the company has been working to improve its customer service over the past few years. The spokesperson added that one of the company’s values is to “Champion Our Customers,” and they strive to listen to customer complaints in order to make changes that benefit their customers.

Hevesh uses a version of the engineering-design process when creating her mind-blowing domino installations. She starts by considering the theme or purpose of an installation, and then brainstorms images or words that might be relevant to it. Next, she creates test versions of each section. She makes these tests as slow motion videos, so that she can make precise corrections when needed. Hevesh then builds her installations, starting with the biggest 3-D sections and moving on to flat arrangements.

In fiction, a scene domino is a point that illustrates a particular element of a story. In nonfiction, a scene domino might be an argument that supports a point of view or an example that proves a claim.

Physicist Stephen Morris agrees that gravity is important when it comes to dominoes. He says that when a domino is standing upright, it stores energy based on its position. But when the domino falls, much of that energy converts to kinetic energy, which is the energy of motion (see Converting Energy). This energy then transmits to the next domino, providing the push it needs to fall over. This domino effect then continues down the line until all of the dominoes have fallen. In this way, dominoes can trigger a chain reaction that is difficult to stop.