Tag: lego

Jan 4, 2015

LEGO Birds by Tom Poulsom

LEGO Birds by Tom Poulsom

Nature lover and LEGO enthusiast Tom Poulsom has designed various species of birds using existing LEGO pieces. An arborist by trade, Poulsom has successfully built life-sized versions of a: robin, puffin, kingfisher, woodpecker, blue tit, goldfinch, blue jay and hummingbird. On the designs, Poulsom remarks: “The birds are a big challenge to build, building…

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Jun 5, 2014

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

Picture of the Day: The World’s Tallest Lego Tower

THE WORLD’S TALLEST LEGO TOWER Photograph by Honéczy Barnabás / MTI Students in partnership with LEGO Store Budapest and official Danish LEGO constructors set a new world record on 25 May 2014 by building the world’s highest LEGO tower, eclipsing the previous record set last August by students in Delaware. The tower…

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May 20, 2014

Can You Name the Original Painting from these LEGO Versions?

Can You Name the Original Painting from these LEGO Versions?

Can you name the original painting just from looking at these ‘pixelated’ LEGO versions? In a campaign for LEGO by art director Marco Sodano, famous paintings are recreated using the world-famous brick. The recent campaign was done by Geometry Global, Hong Kong. A fellow artist by the name of Geoffroy Amelot seems to have…

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Dec 6, 2013

15 Clever LEGO Ads that Demonstrate the Power of Imagination

15 Clever LEGO Ads that Demonstrate the Power of Imagination

For many of us, LEGO provided the building blocks for our fervent childhood imaginations. I have fond memories from my own childhood of playing with LEGO and loving the freedom to build whatever I wanted. Many of you may even continue to use LEGO to this day! Below are a series of ads that…

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May 24, 2013

World’s Largest LEGO Model is a 5.3m Piece X-Wing

World’s Largest LEGO Model is a 5.3m Piece X-Wing

Photograph by LEGO On May 23, 2013, LEGO unveiled the world’s largest LEGO model, a 1:1 replica of the LEGO® Star Wars™ X-Wing starfighter, in New York’s Times Square. The massive replica took 32 master builders, five million LEGO bricks and over 17,000 hours to complete. The model weighs nearly 20,865 kilograms (46,000 pounds),…

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Apr 6, 2013

Master LEGO Builder Creates Epic 200,000 Piece Fantasy World

Master LEGO Builder Creates Epic 200,000 Piece Fantasy World

At over five feet tall and six feet wide, Mike Doyle’s Odan is an incredible fantasy world built from over 200,000 LEGO pieces. It took over 600 hours to build. Entitled, ‘The Millennial Celebration of the Eternal Choir at K’al Yne, Odan‘, it represents Doyle’s first work in his ambitious Contact series of large-scale…

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Feb 19, 2013

Picture of the Day: This LEGO Mold Made 120 million Bricks

Picture of the Day: This LEGO Mold Made 120 million Bricks

This LEGO Mold Made 120 million Bricks Photograph by Zane Thorn @ LegoGod.com In the historic photo above we see a retired LEGO mold on display at the LEGO Factory in LEGOLAND California. The mold made a staggering 120 million bricks before being decommissioned. The photograph was taken by Zane Thorn, operator…

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