Whole Heart Puzzle

by Cmo Yu

A therapeutic wood puzzle that heals inner wounds through the physical act of restoring the dismantled pieces of a broken heart to a cohesive whole.

“My heart is broken.”

People describe their sadness in a metaphor that is physically non-literal, yet emotionally accurate. I visualized the metaphor and created this therapy puzzle to help people meditate by enhancing the gesture of “restoring." An abstract graphic heart will reveal at the end of this puzzle therapy, marking a new start, with a whole heart.


Silver in Mix Media/Moving Image 2021, Student

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Lead Designer

Cmo Yu

University or Design School

Maryland Institute College of Art

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