The Art of The Brick: three dimensional LEGO sculptures

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By Leicha Stewart in New Events on Saturday 24 December 2011

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.

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Lego recreations of iconic moments in 2011

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Wednesday 21 December 2011

The Guardian just posted a series of Lego recreations of iconic moments in 2011. I’m glad the UC Davis pepper-spraying made it on here.

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The coolest damn business card ever? Yes! Unbeatable

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By Zolton in New Design on Thursday 25 August 2011

The LEGO reinvention as a wonderful play thing of the hip and creative continues unabated with the news that those lucky souls who actually work at the company get to hand out these impossibly clever figurines as business cards with features that have been specially tailored to suit the card’s owner. Lust.

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Classic album covers remade from LEGO

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By Zolton in New Design on Wednesday 11 May 2011

LEGO this, LEGO that, LEGO and make something clever, just like British artist Aaron Savage did. He recreated seminal album covers out of his childhood obsession. Hmmm, Aaron, please do a LEGO version of Coldplay next. It would probably have more charisma than the real thing.

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Neo’s final battle with Agent Smith in LEGOs

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By Gerry Mak in New Events on Wednesday 27 October 2010

The final battle between Neo and Agent Smith recreated in LEGOs. Do you need more info than that? Umm … The Matrix. You know, the little movie franchise from a couple years ago.

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LEGO Wii remote

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 22 October 2010

Yay, a functional Wii remote made out of LEGOs! More infantile crap that grown men will buy! Do they have Superman footie pajamas in XXL? Those will go great with my race-car bed-frame.

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Jon Lazar’s Green Lantern power battery

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By Casper Johansson in New Eco on Tuesday 19 October 2010

What can’t they make out of Lego these days? Jon Lazar has built a fully functional Green Lantern power battery out of Lego and a power ring that uses RFID technology.

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Lego diorama of the 1974 movie Logan’s Run

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By Zolton in New Design on Thursday 30 September 2010

Yup, some people just have way too much time on their hands. Or talent at their disposal. Continuing enthusiatically in the trail of the mighty LEGO revival, Keith Goldman has assembled an impressive complex LEGO diorama of the classic mid-70s flick, Logan’s Run.

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Rymdreglage’s 8-bit trip

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By Zolton in Video on Thursday 29 July 2010

You go, we go, let’s go Lego. This stunning video was made from 1,500 hours of moving Lego bricks around. Phew!

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Stop-motion surfing

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By Andy in Video on Monday 12 July 2010

I’m about to spend a week or so on the reefs of Oahu, so maybe I’m over-excited. But surfers and artists alike will find amusement and maybe some inspiration in this stop-motion film telling the story of surf trips and waves in a plastic world.

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The Deranged Lego Movie

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By Casper Johansson in Video on Wednesday 7 July 2010

Word on the street is that directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller are in ‘final negotiations’ to make Lego: The Movie, the ultimate tribute to the brilliant rebranded play thing. But, really, can they improve upon this effort already out there — The Deranged Lego Movie — by Legoreel? Only time, and a heaping of […]

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Lego Salt and Pepper Shakers

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Tuesday 22 June 2010

These Lego salt and pepper shakers are a great stocking stuffer or kitschy joke gift, not so much for people who use a lot of salt and pepper. But hey, you can’t please both the kid and the foodie in everyone.

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America versus England Lego football match

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By Zolton in Video on Friday 18 June 2010

Missed last weekend’s blockbuster draw between America and England in the Football World Cup? Don’t fear. Now you can relive the action in miniature detail thanks to the talented folks at Lego Fussball.

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LEGO does Frank Lloyd Wright

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By Casper Johansson in Architecture on Wednesday 12 May 2010

We love the new LEGO series, LEGO Architecture, which started as a partnership with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to render six of his iconic buildings as LEGO buildings. Other famous constructions in the series include the Sears Tower, Seattle Space Needle and the Taj Mahal.

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Cube Dudes: famous icons made from Lego

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By Zolton in New Trends on Thursday 6 May 2010

Now we’ve seen it all! Under the name Cube Dude, Angus Maclane creates disarmingly accurate Lego reinterpretations of pop culture icons, including Homer Simpson, Batman and Robin and Darth Vader.

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