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Colors Tokyo’s Earth Blocks are an Eco-friendly LEGO Alternative

Colors Tokyo’s Earth Blocks are an Eco-friendly LEGO Alternative

LEGO blocks are one of the most enduringly popular toys around. With endless possibilities for reinvention, they challenge minds and cultivate creativity. But as much as we love these colorful little

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Miniwiz’s Biodegradable ‘Re-Wine Classic’ Wine Totes Snap Together Like Legos

Miniwiz’s Biodegradable ‘Re-Wine Classic’ Wine Totes Snap Together Like Legos

Taiwanese design firm Miniwiz is putting an elegant new spin on a classic party-going gift with their new Re-wine Classic: a biodegradable, recycled wine tote that makes any gift of the good stuff a whole

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Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Toronto Teens Send LEGO Man into Space Using DIY Weather Balloon

Two Toronto teens have taken the LEGO man to new heights by launching the iconic yellow figure into space using a homemade weather balloon. High school students Mathew Ho and Asad Muhammad lifted the

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Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Watch as LEGO Superman Flies Across an Animated LEGO TV!

Whether or not you're a LEGO geek, you have to admit that this is pretty incredible. LEGO pro Rod Gillies took the new Superman mini figure by LEGO and constructed a vintage TV set with big rabbit ears

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Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

Are the New LEGO Friends for Girls Sexist?

LEGO rang in 2012 by launching a new line of toys, LEGO Friends, which are aimed at girls 5 and up. No big deal, right? Actually, to some it is a big deal. A petition was launched at Change.org is

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LEGO Rolls Out a Line Targeted at Girls – Progressive or Regressive?

LEGO Rolls Out a Line Targeted at Girls – Progressive or Regressive?

Over the holidays, Lego released their Lego Friends series - a selection of colorful new building sets geared towards young girls. While some may consider Lego to be gender neutral, the company's

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Top 6 Inhabitat Eco Art Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

Top 6 Inhabitat Eco Art Stories of 2011 – Vote for Your Favorite!

There used to be a time when finding inspiring eco art was harder than getting a llama to wear a scarf, so we were thrilled that 2011 saw such an abundance of it. From old books carved into intricate

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Peter Marigold’s Log Chess Set is Made from a Single Branch

Peter Marigold’s Log Chess Set is Made from a Single Branch

The Log Chess Set is a handmade, woodland version of the classic board game. Designed by British designer Peter Marigold, the set was made using only a single tree branch. Originally created for use

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The World’s Largest LEGO Christmas Tree Pops Up in London!

The World’s Largest LEGO Christmas Tree Pops Up in London!

Bright Bricks, the only Lego®-certified professionals in the UK, started the construction of the monstrous tree on November 8th. The tree branches were built by a team of Bright Bricks builders off-site

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Rebrickable Offers New Things to Build with Old LEGO Sets

Rebrickable Offers New Things to Build with Old LEGO Sets

It's always tempting to buy the newest set of legos despite the huge collection you have at home, especially if your child is insistent.  The new website Rebrickable helps you repurpose all of the LEGO

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LEGO Announces Model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House

LEGO Announces Model of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House

We've seen lots of incredible designs made from LEGO bricks lately - from a ten-foot-tall replica of Chicago’s Trump Tower to life-size animals at the Bronx Zoo. But now enthusiasts at home - who

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Sean Kenney Uses 65,000 LEGOS to Create a 10 Foot Tall Replica of the Trump Tower!

Sean Kenney Uses 65,000 LEGOS to Create a 10 Foot Tall Replica of the Trump Tower!

The Trump Tower may have been Kenney’s most difficult project to date, not taking into consideration its immense size. The actual building is covered with a skin of highly reflective glass, which blurs

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9 Green Design Books to Add to Your Recommended Reading List

9 Green Design Books to Add to Your Recommended Reading List

Check out these 9 must read green design books The Green Roof Manual The Small House Book Green Interior Design The Vertical Farm Design Revolution Container Atlas Prefab Architecture Cradle to

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Rainbow-Hued oLE KiRk Lego Lamps Cast Fascinating Shadows

Rainbow-Hued oLE KiRk Lego Lamps Cast Fascinating Shadows

While we’d never thought of it before, it turns out that our favorite building blocks also make for excellent lamp shades that cast fun patterns of shadow and light onto the surrounding

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Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

Lifelike LEGO Animals Find a Home at The Bronx Zoo

It's always exciting when a zoo welcomes new members to its animal kingdom, and this month, New York City's Bronx Zoo announced more than a half a dozen new creatures! Even though they're placed in their

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Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

Real Life Wall-E Made From LEGO Mindstorms & Motors!

If there is something that we can be sure of, it's that LEGOs really can be used to build just about anything. From computers and cameras to animals and robots, we've seen our favorite building blocks

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LEGO Commits to Using Only Environmentally Friendly Packaging

LEGO Commits to Using Only Environmentally Friendly Packaging

LEGO bricks have been an inspiring staple for blossoming young minds all over the world for over sixty years, and to continue carrying this tradition into the future the Danish company is incorporating

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Museo ABC: Renovated Madrid Factory Shines With a Glittering Mosaic Facade

Museo ABC: Renovated Madrid Factory Shines With a Glittering Mosaic Facade

Through extensive renovations the factory has been transformed into a cultural icon that celebrates the creative spirit of Madrid. The two wings of the existing building are now connected with a gorgeous

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Nathan Sawaya’s Bedroom Made of Legos is Terribly Uncomfortable

Nathan Sawaya’s Bedroom Made of Legos is Terribly Uncomfortable

Everything in the room, aside from the actual floor and walls, was made from LEGOs right down to the cello (which can actually be played). The drawers may look simplistic, but get this - they actually

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Nathan Sawaya Creates Incredible LEGO Sculptures of Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert

Nathan Sawaya Creates Incredible LEGO Sculptures of Conan O’Brien and Stephen Colbert

As you can see, Sawaya is somewhat of a LEGO art savant -- his New York studio is currently filled with 1.5 million colored bricks. He makes everything from human figures to architectural models to

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EspaiMGR Proposes Giant LEGO-like Structures to Enliven Downtown Valencia

EspaiMGR Proposes Giant LEGO-like Structures to Enliven Downtown Valencia

Discouraged by the eye sore of vacant lots in beautiful downtown Valencia, Bernat Ivars and Manuel Lopez, also known as EspaiMGR, have devised a plan to re-enliven the abandoned spaces. Entitled

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Artist Constructs Massive Spiral Out of 270,000 LEGOs in Amsterdam

Artist Constructs Massive Spiral Out of 270,000 LEGOs in Amsterdam

LEGOS aren’t just for kids anymore. Industrial designer Lene Ronsholt Wille has constructed an immense and elegantly curved spiral out of the children’s building block toys in Amsterdam. Called

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Brazil Breaks Chile’s Record for the World’s Tallest Lego Tower

Brazil Breaks Chile’s Record for the World’s Tallest Lego Tower

Here at Inhabitat, we've got a whole lotta Lego going on, but even we couldn't come close to Sao Paulo's love for the colorful building blocks. Breaking last year's record set by Chile, Brazil built the

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Fergie Wears Dress Made From Lego Blocks to Kids’ Choice Awards

Fergie Wears Dress Made From Lego Blocks to Kids’ Choice Awards

We thought we'd seen Lego blocks applied to just about every design out there, but leave it to Fergie to figure out a whole new way to make use of this age old fave. Debuting her new look at

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Incredible “Legotron, Mark I” Camera Made From Lego Blocks

Incredible “Legotron, Mark I” Camera Made From Lego Blocks

Building make-believe villages and ships with Lego blocks is child’s play for Alabama-based photographer Cary Norton — he recently completed a working 127mm f4.7 camera made entirely from

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Stilettos Embellished with Legos – Haute or Not?

Stilettos Embellished with Legos – Haute or Not?

We've seen Legos used to revamp kitchens and even repair city walls, but this is the first time we've seen them used to make shoes! Don't worry, it's not as uncomfortable as it sounds. Artist Finn Stone

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Make Your Own Wall Art With 3form’s Ditto Modules

Make Your Own Wall Art With 3form’s Ditto Modules

Who didn’t love playing with Legos and Construx as a kid? Now that we’ve grown up, 3form has made the adult equivalent: Ditto, a modular cross-shaped product that forms together to create partitions,

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Heart-Shaped Pendant Necklaces Upcycled from LEGO Blocks

Heart-Shaped Pendant Necklaces Upcycled from LEGO Blocks

With Valentine's Day just around the corner, we couldn't help but be enamored by these adorable heart-shaped pendants upcycled from LEGO blocks. An inspired idea by crafty mom of three Michelle of

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