‘My name is Raul Oaida (from Romania) and this is my LEGO tribute to the end of the space shuttle era’. Oaida sent this toy shuttle 21 miles into the sky on a weather balloon, complete with a camera and GPS. The result: this simple, dramatic and uplifting video of the toy’s flight.
Our friends at Aussie stationary shop Notemaker have given us 10 Moleskine Lego Notebooks to give away: an assorted mix of 5 large and 5 pocket ones with mixed covers. To enter, tell us the first thing you’d write in your new notebook, along with the city you live in.
Just when you think you’ve seen everything that can be done with LEGO comes this: a LEGO train graffitist. OK, mind firmly blown. The song by Skream ain’t bad, either.
Remember Dino Riders? I freaking loved Dino Riders because I loved dinosaurs. Orion Pax, who makes incredible Lego pieces of iconic toy, cartoon, and movie scenes and characters, remembers Dino Riders as well. He knows what I’m talking about.
Now, this is one for the ages: back in 2010, Atlanta film-maker Walter Thompson created a jaw-dropping LEGO stop motion to propose to Nealey Dozier, his girlfriend of four years. The video took 22 hours of shooting and some 2,600 pictures to splice together, a small sacrifice to pay for years of happiness together. Right? […]
Nathan Sawaya’s newest collection is currently showing at Sydney’s Town Hall. The exhibition, The Art of The Brick, runs until February 5 and showcases his three dimensional LEGO sculptures and over-sized portraits. Sawaya’s largest sculpture is a dinosaur skeleton measuring about 20 meters long. It took him a whole Summer to complete.
Who doesn’t love LEGO? I don’t think anyone loves Lego more than my friend, Sean Kenney. Kenney holds the distinction of being a certified full-time Lego professional artist whose work has been featured in The New York Times and on BBC News. He was commissioned to do a sculpture of the Yankee Stadium, as well as the New York Stock Exchange building. At last count, Kenney owns over 1.5 million LEGO pieces.
These are examples of Arizona-based photographic artist, William LeGoullon’s micro-graph images. Created using a microscope mounted camera, this on-going series observes liquids in their solid form, and includes the most commonly consumed beverages in the world (other than H20). Here are coffee, wine, and Coca Cola.