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Amazing LEGO Table Would Make Even the Most Boring Meeting Fun

Posted By Brit Liggett On March 31, 2010 @ 2:30 pm In Decorative Objects,green furniture,green Interiors,Recycled Materials | 3 Comments

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Apparently it only takes 22,742 lego bricks [2] to make a table [3]. After seeing this stunning boardroom masterpiece built by ABGC Architecture and Design [4], we think we might just strike up a collection! The colorful table was built brick-by-brick for Dublin-based advertising agency Boys and Girls — when the marvelous idea [5] came to them, ABGC decided, “Why outsource?”

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When commissioned to design Boys and Girls’ new work space [7] ABGC was given this quote by Charles Mingus, “making the simple complicated is commonplace; making the complicated simple [8], awesomely simple, that’s creativity.” Boys and Girls wanted a space that was, “playful but not juvenile.” ABGC had the perfect solution [9]. They created a gallery-like modern space [10] with this gorgeous table as the centerpiece [11].

The table was made out of lego bricks [2] in the same old fashioned way we made pirate ships as kids [12]. They snapped them together without glue, created a relief of the company’s logo in white, assembled a platform on a hollow stainless steel base [13] and topped it all off with a four foot by nine foot slab of glass. Voila, a simple but extraordinary design [14].

+ ABGC Architecture and Design [4]

Via Behance Network [15]


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[1] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/31/amazing-lego-table-would-make-even-the-most-boring-meeting-fun/boys-and-girls-table/

[2] 22,742 lego bricks: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/09/artist-uses-legos-to-rebuild-new-york-city/

[3] a table: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/30/the-personal-fresh-air-desk-is-a-new-kind-of-cubicle/

[4] ABGC Architecture and Design: http://www.abgc.ie/

[5] marvelous idea: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/30/fashion-museum-omotesando-has-beautiful-latticed-living-wall-skin/

[6] Image: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/31/amazing-lego-table-would-make-even-the-most-boring-meeting-fun/lego-table-boys-and-girls/

[7] new work space: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/25/stunning-zinc-skinned-office-wins-2010-zerofootprint-award/

[8] complicated simple: http://www.inhabitat.com/art/

[9] perfect solution: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/30/scientists-develop-carbon-capturing-photosynthetic-foam/

[10] modern space: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/11/reader-tip-bent-and-sliced-house-by-hufft-projects/

[11] centerpiece: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/03/21/ayodhyatras-moss-tables-bring-life-to-any-room/

[12] as kids: http://www.inhabitots.com/

[13] stainless steel base: http://www.inhabitat.com/2010/02/04/grass-mirror-planter-wall-adds-green-to-any-room/

[14] extraordinary design: http://www.inhabitat.com/architecture/

[15] Behance Network: http://www.behance.net/Gallery/Lego-Boardroom-Table/425324

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