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LEGO minifigs go on tiny, real life adventures by interacting with everyday objects

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 22 May 2015

French photographer Sofiane Samlal, better known as ‘Samsofy’, shows us that everything is indeed awesome when imagination takes over and brings inanimate plastic characters to life.

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$800 LEGO Super Star Destroyer exploding in slo-mo is both beautiful and painful to watch

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 8 May 2015

In celebration of May the Fourth, the team at Wired built themselves a LEGO replica of the Super Star Destroyer from ‘Return of the Jedi’, then proceeded to smash it to pieces. Because that’s what you do with $800 toys.

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Here’s the Golden Girls Lego concept set everyone’s talking about

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Even though the Golden Girls stopped filming back in 1992, nobody has ever really forgotten about that zany foursome: Dorothy, Rose, Blanche, and Sophia. So it comes as no surprise that someone went out of their way to design a conceptual LEGO set in their honor.

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These zany ‘LEGO’ bags will surely lift your mood and brighten up your day

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion, New Products on Thursday 9 April 2015

Poland-based Agabag has decided to make their bags as fun as the LEGO bricks that have inspired their latest collection’s design. For the brand’s new and explosively-coloured range, they have handcrafted ‘LEGO’ bricks onto each bag and clutch, combining them in vivid and playful combinations guaranteed to cause a deluge of Instagram envy.

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Huge animals made of Lego bricks have been spotted across gardens in America

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 17 March 2015

Lego fans may just want to make a trip to selected botanical gardens and zoos located in the USA, as New York artist Sean Kenney’s solo exhibition, Nature Connects, is touring, showcasing whimsical foxes, frogs, butterflies, and bees made entirely of Lego bricks.

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You can now get your very own unofficial LEGO strip club set

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Probably not suitable for those under 18, this is ‘The Centre for the Performing Arts’ LEGO set by online store Citizen Brick. It has zebra-print couches, a pole, and tons of cash to throw around – this isn’t your typical performing arts theatre.

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It took 400,000 Lego pieces to build this magical Hogwarts Castle

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Monday 23 February 2015

The films may have come to an end, but that doesn’t mean Harry Potter fans have quit making incredible displays. This homemade Hogwarts Castle was created by Alice Finch from Seattle, who wanted to surprise her kids.

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Hipster Lego people were created just for Copenhagen fashion week

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 5 February 2015

At the request of The Guardian, and to mark the start of Copenhagen fashion week, Lego created a totes amazeballs line of hipster Lego characters.

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This weakened tortoise could barely walk, until LEGO wheels were attached on him

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Saturday 27 December 2014

LEGO, appropriate for kids and tortoises of all ages. In Germany, a tortoise named Blade was given a make-shift wheelchair using LEGO blocks to help him move around. It was discovered that he had difficulty walking due to a growth disorder.

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A bird enthusiast created an entire collection of realistic LEGO birds

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 1 December 2014

Bristol-based gardener and tree surgeon Tom Poulsom had been building LEGO replicas of cars, trucks, and spaceships for over a year when on one fateful day, his true passion literally landed in front of him. ‘One day during a break from digging in a customer’s garden a Robin Red Breast landed on my fork handle’, he tells twobirdersandbinoculars. ‘This was the eureka moment behind what is now the LEGO Bird Project’.

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Iconic comic book covers get recreated in LEGO

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 21 November 2014

At the recently-concluded 2014 Designer Con in Los Angeles, a group of LEGO enthusiasts collaborated for an art show called ‘Comic Bricks’, wherein they recreated famous comic book covers in LEGO. I guess you could say that everything was awesome. The exhibit was one of the main highlights of the convention, and with good reason. […]

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Popular characters get their bodies mixed up in this funny LEGO series

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 13 November 2014

I don’t know, I still think Homer Simpson looks better with the bulging beer belly, don’t you agree? In Fiction Meets Fiction, LEGO collaborates with Buenos Aires-based art director Alexandre Tissier to morph together the bodies of our favorite pop culture characters. For instance, Spider-Man fuses with James Bond, creating Spider Bond. Homer is mashed […]

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Guy painstakingly builds LEGO ships inside bottles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 25 October 2014

If building LEGO models has become too easy for you, why don’t you try your hand at this: LEGO ships inside bottles. LEGO enthusiast ‘Bangooh’ has taken the age-old craft of ship-in-a-bottle making and combined it with his love of the colorful toy blocks. The result is a collection that is both timeless and fun […]

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This teen recreated famous movie scenes using Lego: incredible!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Monday 20 October 2014

Morgan Spence, a 15-year-old filmmaker, spent three weeks recreating scenes from many Hollywood classics using LEGO for his short video Brick Flicks project. In collaboration with LEGO masterbuilder, Warren Elsmore, Spence turned famous movie scenes like the I’m flying! scene from Titanic, the dance lift scene from Dirty Dancing and the absolutely terrifying axe scene […]

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Awesome dad and his kids created Wonder woman’s invisible jet using LEGO

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in News on Thursday 16 October 2014

This you gotta see to believe! Animator and all-around cool dad John Wray spent the entire weekend with his kids building Wonder Woman’s invisible jet using 3,200 LEGO pieces.

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