First seen way back in October of last year, Lego’s version of the Flatiron building—one of New York’s most iconic landmarks next to the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building—is finally available for those looking for a souvenir of the city, or to add to their Lego Architecture collection.
When you were a kid, did you ever imagine living in a house filled with Lego furniture? Well, thanks to the Lola Glamour, now you can—sort of. The Spanish designer has created a line of Lego-inspired furniture for kids. Of course, fun-loving adults are obviously allowed to buy it, too.
Fancy yourself the next Neutra, Meier or Lautner? Then you need the new Lego Architecture Studio. It's the perfect toolkit for any aspiring architect and designer. It's a completely free-building Lego experience. And it totally rocks.
Japanese artist Rie Hosokai, of Daisy Balloon, created this amazing piece of high Lego fashion for Tokyo's "Piece of Peace" charity exhibit at the Parco Museum. Structurally it's simply stunning (albeit a bit Disney Princessy). The construction, contour and shape are based on Hosokai's balloon dress. As an item of…
University of Canterbury's researcher Christopher Bartneck has made an obvious discovery: Lego Minifigs are not as happy today as they were 25 years ago, when all their iconic, cleanly designed faces were happy. Now they are mostly a mess—including facial expressions of anger, doubt, sadness or fear.
Lego has been creeping its way into the architecture market for years now—see their Mies van der Rohe and Frank Lloyd Wright models for reference—but they've steered clear of building full-scale buildings based on the modular plastic bricks. No longer: today, the company unveiled designs for a visitor center that…
A few of these Lego brick riddles can be easily solved. The rest? Not so much. In fact, some of them are really hard—but definitely doable. They just require a little bit of imagination. Give them a try and post your answers in the comments. We will send a nice Lego set to the first person who gets them all right.
The citizens of the desert town of Broken Hill were surprised when they woke up to this surreal scene: giant Lego trees and flowers—66 times bigger than the actual pieces—had grown everywhere overnight.
This is the second thing I found in my trip to the center of the Lego universe. Road sign or secret tip? I tried the keyboard combo in my PowerBook and it didn't work, but given the origin of the command symbol-as commanded by Steve Jobs and executed by Susan Kare-I thought it was well worth a try.