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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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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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Lego Unveils Model of the World’s Tallest Building, the Burj Khalifa

Lego Unveils Model of the World’s Tallest Building, the Burj Khalifa

At an unveiling in Dubai yesterday, LEGO's Architecture Series got a whole lot taller with the release of their Burj Khalifa model -- a miniature replica of the world's tallest building. We don't think

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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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Incredible Transforming LEGO Apartment Packs 4 Rooms Into 1

Incredible Transforming LEGO Apartment Packs 4 Rooms Into 1

Christian Schallerton has retrofitted a tiny apartment up with a vast view of Barcelona into an incredible transforming home that packs a lot of living space into a tiny footprint. Inspired by boat

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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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Brazilian Kids Contruct World’s Tallest LEGO Tower at 102 ft!

Brazilian Kids Contruct World’s Tallest LEGO Tower at 102 ft!

Chile, eat your LEGO heart out! Brazil recently broke the world record for tallest LEGO structure when a group of its citizens (most of whom aren't very tall themselves because they're children) built at

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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 everyone's

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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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Awesome ABC LEGO Spaceships by Cartoonist Mark Anderson

Awesome ABC LEGO Spaceships by Cartoonist Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson's intricate letter-shaped LEGO spaceships make the alphabet fun for all ages.

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Incredible Kitchen Renovated with LEGOs

Incredible Kitchen Renovated with LEGOs

The Munchausen Lego Kitchen is based around an Ikea island that has been outifftted with more than 20,000 Lego pieces. Not quite and afternoon in the playroom, the entrie process took the designers more

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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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Meco’Press Machine Makes LEGO Building Bricks From Mud

Meco’Press Machine Makes LEGO Building Bricks From Mud

Perrocheau told Inhabitat that one of his goals is to have the presses operational in Haiti in the near future. Concerns about portability and global shipment are addressed in the lightweight design of

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LEGO Letterpress Makes Ultra-Unique Pixelated Designs

LEGO Letterpress Makes Ultra-Unique Pixelated Designs

We love old letterpresses and LEGO blocks, so we were extremely excited to see the combination of the two in the LEGO Letterpress - a letterpress that makes pixelated art with a little help from our

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Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Lego Style Shipping Container Skyscraper Inspired by Mondrian

Since Rotterdam has a rather vast container port, sourcing the modular elements for the Adaptable Tower would be made even more sustainable since the containers would not have to be trucked from afar. The

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Studio Millegomme Upcycles Tires Into Awesome Art Installations

Studio Millegomme Upcycles Tires Into Awesome Art Installations

Studio Millegomme's amazing art installations are yet another reason why we never "tire" of seeing recycled rubber used as a building material! The international collective of tire crafters was recently

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Pixar Animator Joins Forces with Lego to Create ‘Cube Dudes’

Pixar Animator Joins Forces with Lego to Create ‘Cube Dudes’

Even the über creatives at Pixar can't resist the charms of a Lego block. Pixar animator Angus MacLane recently joined the ranks of Lego enthusiasts, creating his own series of 'Cube Dudes' for much

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One+ Modular Prefab Homes Are Like Legos for Adults

One+ Modular Prefab Homes Are Like Legos for Adults

One+ was designed by architect Lars Frank Nielsen of Danish firm ONEN Design, and is a modular housing system that could be used as an office, studio, extra bedroom, guest house or even expanded to be a

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LEGO Headphones Bring New Life to Old Toys

LEGO Headphones Bring New Life to Old Toys

Still have a tub full of building bricks sitting around after your last life-size LEGO project? Why not transform them into a pair of block-rocking LEGO headphones, as per these directions from

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Monster Robot Chess Set Made from 100,000 LEGOS

Monster Robot Chess Set Made from 100,000 LEGOS

Oh, the wonderful world of LEGOS - we've seen that they can build you just about anything including a city! Well, a team of LEGO enthusiasts just put the finishing touches on their Monster Chess set. It

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Open-Source Printer Made From Legos and a Felt-Tip Pen

Open-Source Printer Made From Legos and a Felt-Tip Pen

I wrote yesterday that our love of Legos may be the strongest proof of our innate desire to build stuff. Here's an unbelievable tidbit of evidence in support of that theory: YouTube user horseattack made

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Artist Jan Vormann Uses Legos to ‘Repair’ War-Damaged Buildings

Artist Jan Vormann Uses Legos to ‘Repair’ War-Damaged Buildings

Nothing attests to humans' instinctual love of making stuff and taking it apart more than the Lego brick. The plastic toy has been featured in films and music videos and is the basis of some serious

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MIT Harnesses Biological LEGO Blocks to Build New Organs

MIT Harnesses Biological LEGO Blocks to Build New Organs

Researchers at the MIT-Harvard Division of Health Sciences and Technology have created a new type of "biological LEGO" building blocks that can be used to form new organs. By binding cells together into

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LEGO Robot Solves a Rubik’s Cube in 25 Seconds Using Droid Phone

LEGO Robot Solves a Rubik’s Cube in 25 Seconds Using Droid Phone

How long does it take you to solve a Rubik's cube? We're pretty sure that it takes us longer than 25 seconds -- way longer! We're also sure that this LEGO constructed Droid-controlled Rubik's solver is a

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Artist Populates Zoo With LEGO Sculptures of Endangered Animals

Artist Populates Zoo With LEGO Sculptures of Endangered Animals

Artist Sean Kenney proves that teaching kids about protecting endangered species can be fun with his incredible animal sculptures. Made out of 259,450 LEGO bricks, the amazingly detailed art pieces are on

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Ecomat’s LEGO-Like Building Bricks Let You Create Your Own Castle

Ecomat’s LEGO-Like Building Bricks Let You Create Your Own Castle

What if building your own house was as easy as snapping together a bunch of LEGO bricks? Brace yourself: just such a set of industrial-sized building blocks exist, and they're made from 100% recycled

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Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

Build Your Own Modular Furniture With Life-Sized Lego Bricks!

We recently spotted these colorful life-sized lego furniture designs and our inner child just melted. Although there is nothing particularly remarkable (or eco-friendly) about the materials used to make

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