Tribbles and Tricorders: Meet Wah Chang, Uncredited Creator of Iconic 'Star Trek' Props
There’s something charming about vintage sci-fi props -- futuristic for their time, yet firmly rooted in the aesthetics of the era that created then. Except that props aren’t created by eras, or any other abstract concept -- they’re created by people. In the case of Star Trek, most props were made by a gentleman by the name Wah Chang. If you never heard about him before, that’s because he was often not talked about in relation to his own movie and TV work. Here are a few facts about him.