Tag Archives: LEGO

Classics of everyday design

On November 9, 2006 Jonathan Glancey started a blog at the Guardian Unlimited‘s Arts blog dedicated to the Classics of everyday design. The almost weekly articles keep going updated, and now there are 40 (and counting) Classics of everyday design. … Continue reading

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Giant Zombie LEGO Men

After those LEGO® Ice Brick Tray to make your own pieces of iced LEGO, the Giant Zombie LEGO Men ATTACK! are great present for LEGO enthusiasts. Two models of those customizes and painted 19″ LEGO zombies were created using plastic, … Continue reading

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Marcos Vilariño

This made my day: Marcos Vilariño composed a brief panel of photography history through 11 recreations of historic pictures using LEGO. You will find the LEGO version of: the first photography taken by Nicéphore Niépce, the visual registry of life … Continue reading

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More Periodic Tables

After the periodic table post about it’s history and a post with a list of periodic tables I found more of them. – A Periodic Table of Visualization Methods for Management (PDF) by Visual Literacy. (via del.icio.us) – Dynamic Periodic … Continue reading

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LEGO Beatles Covers and Vignettes

Yes, one more post about LEGO, but this is the last for a while… I promise. Starting with Beatles covers made with LEGO: Abbey Road, Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band and Let it be. After that nice introduction let … Continue reading

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Art Craziest Nation Inventory

Art Craziest Nation Inventory is the on-line version of the past exhibition at Walker Art Gallery. The Little Artists (John Cake and Darren Neave) immortalize iconic artists and their artworks in un-manipulated Lego. The recreations include works of Warhol, Dali, … Continue reading

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Top 10 Strangest Lego Creations

The TechEBlog made a list of Top 10 Strangest Lego Creations. I don’t think that all the creations in that list are strange. The LEGO Technic Difference Engine is brilliant, the Pinball machine is awesome, the Han Solo in Carbonite … Continue reading

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LEGO® Based Tarot

You don’t need to believe in Tarot, just need to like LEGO to enjoy the Reasonably Clever’s Tarot, a LEGO based Tarot made by Chris Doyle. The cards were made to his own personal enjoyment and as a tribute to … Continue reading

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“Brokeback Mountain” Parodies

Brokeback Mountain is a great film. I watched it in October, when it had already won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Since then it has won more prizes and acquired more popularity, specially for the “polemic” theme. … Continue reading

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LEGO Stop Motion Films

The British company Spite Your Face Productions makes illustrations, animations and LEGO short-films. Their stop motion films with LEGO include Spider-Man: The Peril of Doc Ock, One: A Space Odyssey, Star Wars: The Han Solo Affair and Monty Python and … Continue reading

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