Andrew Lipsen has made several of MC Escher’s lithographs into Lego constructions. Relativity and Ascending & Descending are my favorites. Lipsen’s process for creating the optical illusions is interesting and well documented on his site (which, btw, did you know about PartsRef? The definitive Lego catalog and dictionary). See Pilsen’s other Escher creations, Belvedere and [...]
Jan Vormann and an army of volunteers decided to do something about the chipped bricks and decaying masonry around downtown Amsterdam. Rather than slap up some bland plaster or drab mortar, he used that world renowned symbol of Danish cultural heritage: the LEGO brick. I’m not sure about their structural integrity as a building material, [...]
I’ll speak for the whole department when I say that we like Legos. I’ll go so far as to say it’s the best toy ever made. We’ve had lots of Lego posts so what’s one more? The Lego Cello (via) is a full-size hollow-body cello, complete with bow & strings, made by Nathan Sawaya. The [...]
If you’ve seen American Psycho you know that a business card is a highly personal and convetous piece of identification. Forget paper stock, type face, eggshell versus cream, and peep the coolest business card ever: When LEGO employees get a business card like this, they even try to match the look of the minifig (gender, [...]
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