Everything Is Not Awesome: Greenpeace strike out at Lego’s partnership with Shell in this hard-hitting animation
In the latest stand in their campaign against drilling for oil in the arctic, Greenpeace have released a viral video aimed at shaming Lego into ending their partnership with Shell. The children’s toy manufacturer is involved in a partnership with the oil giant through which Lego toys are now distributed through Shell service stations.
There is a very special bus stop at Regent Street in London that has fans of Lego from around the world itching to book that flight so they can see and feel it for themselves. And then take a whole lot of pics. It’s made entirely out of Lego bricks, and filled with bright red […]
The world’s largest Lego tower, it appears, is now in Budapest. Which makes it a bit of a merry coincidence that the fictional Grand Budapest Hotel from Wes Anderson’s cinematic universe has now been faithfully replicated in Lego form. Fox Searchlight recruited Ryan Ziegelbauer and his team to build the Lego likeness out of over […]
Banksy is a pseudonymous U.K-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director and painter. His satirical street art and subversive epigrams combine social commentary with dark humor and can be seen on streets, walls and bridges throughout the world.
Drew Sneddon is an artist operating in a very new field: he is the first person in the world to create a nude mosaic from LEGO! Now we know what you might be thinking, LEGO are for children, but Sneddon proves definitively that the bricks can produce some outstanding results when used in tandem with some rather nifty planning.
If you’re into Lego and you’re into towers and you’re into breaking records, this article’s for you. This week there was a record broken in Budapest for the world’s largest Lego tower. It’s been ‘certified as the world’s tallest toy brick structure by Guinness World Records’ and comes in at a staggering 34.76 metres.
No, you won’t need an eye patch to be the commander and top honcho of your very own Helicarrier. What you’ll do need are 22,649 LEGO bricks, a lot of money to buy those bricks, time to kill, lots of patience, and a place to store that massive 85-inch floating LEGO fortress. LEGO Ideas user […]
If you have fond memories of these devices – except for the Instagram camera – chances are, you’re getting old! Artist and designer Chris McVeigh created LEGO recreations of outdated technology like analog phones, boxy TV sets, and phased out video game consoles.
Here’s your chance to play George R.R. Martin and be the almighty hand that decides who lives and dies in Game of Thrones. ‘Dragon Sword Fighter Force’ is a Game of Thrones-inspired collection of LEGO mini figures that include our favourite characters from the series.
‘The Legographer’, or a regular LEGO man armed with a camera, travels the big and mysterious world around him and takes amazing photos along the way. Meanwhile, what he doesn’t know is he’s being captured on camera as well, by UK-based photographer Andrew Whyte.
Comprised of more than 500,000 Lego pieces, this yellow and black hot rod can drive at ‘speeds of up to 17 mph’ and links four orbital engines. But you won’t find a fuel tank here–this Lego car is powered by air. In this video, you’ll see the car driving down a Melbourne street with its […]
While the real Mars Science Laboratory, called Curiosity, is still on Mars, you could have your very own rover exploring the habitability of your home with this LEGO version of it. Designed by Stephen Pakbaz, an engineer who worked on the real Curiosity Rover, this LEGO model carries some of the high-tech features of the […]
Ooh, wicked. Italian designer Marco Sodano recreated three classic paintings with the use of Lego bricks: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mona Lisa and Lady with an Ermine, plus Johannes Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring. These are so brilliant, the lack of details hardly hurts.
Oslo-based advertising creatives Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken have managed to combine two iconic products that will make anyone green with envy. They constructed a 1984 Apple Macintosh computer using only LEGO bricks. But wait, here’s the cooler part: you can insert an iPad into the frame to make it fully functional! Simply slide the […]
What’s better than having Charizard, Blastoise, and Venusaur? Having a LEGO mech version of all three! Flickr user Stormbringer created three geeky versions of the original starter Pokemon by applying LEGO blocks and turning them into robots. It even comes with a cockpit for a pilot! Oh how wish these were real!