Gallery: 6 Unconventional and Unique Uses for LEGO

Photo © LEGO Master builders
Colorful and versatile, Danish LEGO blocks are toys that also have unlimited uses in product design, art, and even fashion. Although they are made from non-renewable plastic, these popular bricks are strong, weatherproof, long-lasting, and can be used and reused again and again. From animal replicas to fabulous working machines and playful interior decorations, check out 6 of our favorite unconventional uses for LEGO bricks!

The Great Summer Zoofari

Located next to real life counterparts at the Bronx Zoo, ¨The Great Summer Zoofari¨ is a series of animal sculptures made from our favorite Danish building blocks. Designed by LEGO Master builders, the colorful pixelated creatures include bear, flamingo, tiger, gorilla, frog, and giraffe statues drawing smiles from kids and adults.

LegoFlex B1 is a Fully Functioning LEGO TLR Camera

Designed by Norwegian photographer Carl-Fredric Salicath this TLR camera is built entirely from colorful LEGO blocks and some standard photography and repurposed parts. Colorful, fully functioning and unique, Salicath’s camera can be built from instructions he kindly uploaded to his blog.

LEGO Robot is a Smart Rubik’s Cube Solving Machine

Created by David Gilday for ARM, LEGO Robot solves Rubiks Cubes in only 25 seconds! Controlled by a Droid phone and equipped with an LED display that shows the time spent, this amazing bricked-toy solves the Hungarian 3D cube faster than any human ever will.


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1 Comment

  1. a steve April 5, 2012 at 11:57 pm

    Let me have one!

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