Born in the city of Khabarovsk, Vladimir Volegov began painting when he was three years old. Vladimir honed his skills during a trip, drawing portraits on the streets of Europe, and working at a Moscow publishing house. Now he creates wonderful expressive pictures of young women with kids, books, flowers, and cats. All his artwork is full of tenderness and infinite sensitivity. Continue reading »
Lego is a phenomenal children’s toy. It’s little wonder then that both adults and kids enjoy playing around with it. It can help stimulate your imagination, your creative abilities, and your logical thinking. In turn, it can be used not only as a toy, but also as a great aid to learning both in the classroom and at home. Continue reading »
Are you up for feeling a little hopeless? Try watching a miniature Sisyphus work for a while. Jason Allemann of the LEGO-centric design duo JK Brickworks created this kinetic sculpture based on the Greek myth of Sisyphus, who was doomed to push a boulder up a hill for eternity, never to reach the top. Alleman was inspired by a Disney Research Hub video on creating realistically moving character models out of links and gears Continue reading »
Finnish photographer Vesa Lehtimaki began photographing his child’s toys back in 2009 as a way to preserve their memory before they either broke, were given away, or were lost. At around the same time, he took some of his son’s Lego snowtroopers outside and photographed them in the snow and that is when he found his calling to make incredibly detailed action scenes of Lego Star Wars figures. Continue reading »
Lego sculptors spent 12 weeks building this Lego caravan that took over 200,000 plastic pieces to be put together. Continue reading »
Giant LEGOs for adults? Heck. Yes. EverBlock is a modular building system of giant plastic blocks that can be used to build anything from furniture, walls, shelving, bars, and even entire rooms. Obsessed with LEGO bricks as a child, EverBlock founder Arnon Rosan realized there might be a demand for a functional full-scale building system for personal and industrial purposes. Continue reading »
These are portraits of people and animals, skulls, vampires, and a lot of Lego men. Talented Artist Max Pniewski gets a lot of tattoo requests from clients for Lego Minifigures of DC Comics superheroes and Star Wars characters. Some of the requests include portraits of people, animals, skulls, vampires, and as you may have guessed a lot of Lego men. Continue reading »
Fiction meets fiction in this print campaign for LEGO. Continue reading »
It’s that time of year again, so to celebrate Halloween 2013 creative team of Design By Soap dug out the LEGO and have produced the second scene in their LEGO Zombie series; the plane crash. Inspired by the plane crash in World War Z, the scene depicts a plane that has come down out in the British countryside, and the noise has attracted a large group of the undead… Continue reading »
If there were two things I absolutely loved when I was a kid, it was Lego and Star Wars. So when I saw these incredible miniature photographs by Avanaut of the snow battle on the planet Hoth from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back using only Lego men, memories of my childhood come rushing back in a storm of fanboy nostalgia.
The creator of these photographs is Finnish illustrator and designer Vesa Lehtimäki or “Avanaut”. He started making his first Lego pictures set on the snowy planet of Hoth back in 2009 and has slowly been adding more and more over the years.
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Some fans build custom PC cases featuring our logo. Others have created virtual cities in the shape of the NVIDIA claw. And more than a few have gotten NVIDIA tattoos. A fan in China, however, has just hit our geek button, hard. Continue reading »
Based on the layout of Helm’s Deep featured in Peter Jackson’s film adaptation, this 150,000 brick set piece is astounding. The artists, who go by the names Rich-K and Big J, apparently, nail the atmosphere and scale of the conflict of one Lord of the Rings most iconic scenes. At the time these photos were taken, the model was about 90% complete, with an estimated four months worth of work. The time, money and personal investment that must have gone into this project is impressive. Continue reading »
Explore, experiment and create with LEGO® Architecture Studio with 1210 bricks and a 272-page guidebook endorsed by leading architects.
An awesome ad for ball-pen “Pilot Extra-fine“, with some crazy bad-ass tattoo on LEGO figurines. Created by Grey Barcelona. Continue reading »
There’s nothing we love more than a finely crafted LEGO project, and that’s exactly what we have here from Ryan McNaught, one of the best certified LEGO builders in the game.
McNaught has built the world’s first Colosseum built entirely from LEGOs. The project took nearly 200,000 LEGO bricks to put together, and is currently on display at the Nicholson Museum in Melbourne, Australia until January 2013. The project is displayed in a half and half form, showcasing the Colosseum in its present day form on one side along with Rome’s original Colosseum circa 80 AD on the other half. Continue reading »
Japanese Lego builder Jumpei Mitsui has been hard at work at a 1:40 model of the famous Battleship Yamato for over a year. This gargantuan model puts the Millennium Falcon to shame, stretching out for over 20 feet and using a whopping 100,000 pieces. The Lego version was constructed at minifig scale (1/40), which is an amazing task that resulted in these specs: 22 feet long, 3 feet wide, 330 pounds and more than 200,000 Lego pieces. Continue reading »