lego http://design.org/tags/lego en Building the Perfect City... with Lego: La Vita Nòva – Domo Sapiens from Happy Centro http://design.org/blog/building-perfect-city-lego-la-vita-n%C3%B2va-%E2%80%93-domo-sapiens-happy-centro <p>Verona-based <a href="http://www.happycentro.it/" target="Happy Centro">Happy Centro</a> produced and directed this stop motion video as a digital magazine cover for Il Sole 24 Ore's <a href="http://www.ilsole24ore.com/lavitanova/" target="La Vita Nòva">La Vita Nòva</a>, designed and drawn by the editors of Nòva24 iPad. The Domo Sapiens animation for its 2.2 June issue introduces the concept of Smart cities, demonstrating the building blocks that form the core of a successful city. The issue's content then goes on to demonstrate how cities evolve into Smart cities through conceptual steps.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="446" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_01.jpg?1342546309" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_02.jpg?1342546396" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_03.jpg?1342546396" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_05.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_04.jpg?1342546396" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_07.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_10.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_13.jpg?1342546408" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_12.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_08.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_09.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, lego, domosapiens" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/17/lavitanova_smartcities_06.jpg?1342546397" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/building-perfect-city-lego-la-vita-n%C3%B2va-%E2%80%93-domo-sapiens-happy-centro" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/building-perfect-city-lego-la-vita-n%C3%B2va-%E2%80%93-domo-sapiens-happy-centro#comments animation design italy lego stop motion technology urban video Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:28:33 +0000 jessicapatterson 4277 at http://design.org Interior Design with Art and 20,000 Legos: A Modern Home Renovation http://design.org/blog/interior-design-art-and-20000-legos-modern-home-renovation <p>In 1994 Artist Melissa Marks and Interface designer Vicente Caride purchased and inhabited their 1,500-square-foot New York home. The open floor plan was inviting and exciting, but their now 10-year-old son was getting a bit too old for an open room. He needed a door, but he probably never imagined that his need for a room of his own and a love of legos would translate to a renovation revolving around the building blocks. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="413" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_03.jpg?1341361801" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_04.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_07.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_08.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="428" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_10.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_12.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="395" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_11.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="678" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_05.jpg?1341362012" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_06.jpg?1341362030" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="574" title="Design, ibeam, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/07/03/ibeam_lego_02.jpg?1341362042" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/interior-design-art-and-20000-legos-modern-home-renovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/interior-design-art-and-20000-legos-modern-home-renovation#comments architecture art design interior lego modern newyork Wed, 04 Jul 2012 00:46:11 +0000 jessicapatterson 4266 at http://design.org New Prints Hot Off the Lego Letterpress by Physical Fiction http://design.org/blog/new-prints-hot-lego-letterpress-physical-fiction <p>Awhile back I shared a fun and imaginative project by <a href="http://cargocollective.com/physicalfiction" target="physical fiction">Physical Fiction</a>. Since then, they've added a number of prints to their <a href="http://design.org/blog/lego-my-letterpress" target="Lego Letterpress">Lego Letterpress</a> collection, and they're just so fun I had to share. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="723" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_13.jpg?1326454579" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="329" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_09.jpg?1326454743" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="926" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_07.jpg?1326454740" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="650" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_11.jpg?1326454741" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="672" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_12.jpg?1326454741" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="447" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_03.jpg?1326454741" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="448" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_02.jpg?1326454742" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="450" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_04.jpg?1326454742" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="448" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_05.jpg?1326454743" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="810" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_06.jpg?1326454743" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="408" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_01.jpg?1326454823" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="330" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_10.jpg?1326454778" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, illustration, physicalfiction" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2012/01/13/physicalfiction_lego_08.jpg?1326454743" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/new-prints-hot-lego-letterpress-physical-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/new-prints-hot-lego-letterpress-physical-fiction#comments design illustration lego letterpress print Fri, 13 Jan 2012 11:43:52 +0000 jessicapatterson 4013 at http://design.org Merry Sithmas: Lego Star Wars Christmas Mash-Ups http://design.org/blog/merry-sithmas-lego-star-wars-christmas-mashups <p>And for your end-of-holiday enjoyment, a little Lego Star Wars Christmas Album. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_02.jpg" alt="Design, starwars, lego" title="Design, starwars, lego" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /><br /> <img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_03.jpg" alt="Design, starwars, lego" title="Design, starwars, lego" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_01.jpg?1324874879" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_02.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="413" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_03.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_04.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="414" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_05.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="827" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_06.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_07.jpg?1324874949" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="465" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_08.jpg?1324874950" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="621" title="Design, starwars, lego" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/12/25/starwars_lego_09.jpg?1324874976" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/merry-sithmas-lego-star-wars-christmas-mashups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/merry-sithmas-lego-star-wars-christmas-mashups#comments design holiday lego photography star wars toy Mon, 26 Dec 2011 04:59:48 +0000 jessicapatterson 3952 at http://design.org Anatomy of a Lego Man: Toy and Sculpture Hybrid by Jason Freeny http://design.org/blog/anatomy-lego-man-toy-and-sculpture-hybrid-jason-freeny <p><a href="http://www.moistproduction.com/" target="Jason Freeny">Jason Freeny</a> is a creator and sculptor of some odd entities, including a Hello Kitty fetus, anatomy of a balloon dog, Mr. Potato Head anatomy and much more. One of my favorites in his portfolio is his Lego "Mini Figure Anatomy." He dissected a large Lego figure to build/reveal the inner workings of the iconic yellow-headed character. </p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="871" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_00.jpg?1321755763" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-images"> <div class="field-label">Images:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_01.jpg?1321756109" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="463" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_02.jpg?1321756109" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="463" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_03.jpg?1321756109" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_05.jpg?1321756109" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_06.jpg?1321756109" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_07.jpg?1321756110" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_08.jpg?1321756110" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="463" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_11.jpg?1321756110" /> </div> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_12.jpg?1321756110" /> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_images" width="620" height="830" title="Design, lego, anatomy" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/11/19/lego_anatomy_13.jpg?1321756133" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/anatomy-lego-man-toy-and-sculpture-hybrid-jason-freeny" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/anatomy-lego-man-toy-and-sculpture-hybrid-jason-freeny#comments ana design lego Sculpture Sun, 20 Nov 2011 02:30:42 +0000 jessicapatterson 3861 at http://design.org Movie Scenes in Lego by Alex Eylar http://design.org/blog/movie-scenes-lego-alex-eylar <p><a href="http://www.mocpages.com/folder.php/20677" target="Alex Eylar">Alex Eylar</a>, a Lego fanatic in California, has created over 30 film scenes in Lego, and I could not stop looking through themm. He recently posted scenes from the <a href="http://www.mocpages.com/moc.php/249836" target="2010 Best Picture Nominees">2010 Best Picture Nominees</a>, a few of which are in the collection below.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="263" title="Design, Movie, Lego" alt="Design, Movie, Lego" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/02/11/Lego_movie_blackswan.jpg?1297454938" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/movie-scenes-lego-alex-eylar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/movie-scenes-lego-alex-eylar#comments design lego Movie Fri, 11 Feb 2011 20:23:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 2637 at http://design.org Angry Birds, LEGO Style http://design.org/blog/angry-birds-lego-style <p>These <a href="http://shop.angrybirds.com/">Angry Birds</a> Lego models by Tsang Yiu Keung (or Chiukeung (CK)) are too cute and clever. And I'm still amazed at how accurately LEGO builders can recreate something, like the <a href="http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium">1 Million Lego Buckeyes Stadium</a> model we posted last week. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/01/18/angry_birds_3.jpg" alt="Design, lego, angry birds, model, toy" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="720" height="480" alt="Design, lego, angry birds, model, toy" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/18/angry_birds_3.jpg?1295369754" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/angry-birds-lego-style" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/angry-birds-lego-style#comments design games lego toy Tue, 18 Jan 2011 17:03:35 +0000 jessicapatterson 2579 at http://design.org 1 Million Legos = One Detailed Replica of the Buckeyes Stadium http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium <p><a href="http://www.mocpages.com/home.php/336">Paul Janssen</a> created this monument to "The Shoe" using approximately 1 million Lego pieces, logging more than 1,000 hours over the span of two years. I'm sure about 101 thousand (lego) fans would feel quite at home in the venue. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/01/12/lego_stadium_2.png" alt="Design, lego, buckeye, stadium, replica, paul janssen" title="" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="800" height="600" alt="Design, lego, buckeye, stadium, replica, paul janssen" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/01/12/lego_stadium_2.png?1294817341" /> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/1-million-legos-one-detailed-replica-buckeyes-stadium#comments architecture design lego toy Wed, 12 Jan 2011 07:43:40 +0000 jessicapatterson 2563 at http://design.org