Citizen Brick reuses and reprints Lego parts for creative custom collector sets--including these "Dragon Sword Fighter Force" minifigs that bear an uncanny resemblance to your favorite Westeros warriors.
A second product from Lego's crowdsourced Cuusoo project--the Japanese asteroid reconnaissance spacecraft Hayabusa--is scheduled for release on March 2. The venerable toy company may never be the same.
Take the patience of a saint and the leisure preferences of a 6-year-old boy, and you’ve got Lene Wille, the Danish artist behind this minimalist sculpture originally built for the lobby of the Amsterdam World Trade Center.
Geeky designers (and the folks who write about them!) love Legos, and Sam Cox and Justin LaRosa are no exception. Under their Physical Fiction aegis, these two graphic designers have put Lego to yet another wonderfully off-label use by constructing a working letterpress printer out of the bricks. By clicking smooth Lego tiles into place on plastic baseboards and inking the plates, they create handmade prints with an 8-bit aesthetic.
For the seven years, Lego freaks have descended upon Seattle, for the annual BrickCon convention, to display creations that depict everything from aliens to naked women to war to zombies. BrickCon 2009 just closed, after occupying its biggest space yet, the 35,000 Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. That's a lot of Legos. Here's some highlights form the show.