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First Rule of LEGO Robo Sports Club…

Growing up with LEGO, I played with it every day – religiously. I built houses, cars, airplanes, vehicles that could miraculously fly, drive and deep sea dive. Sometimes it was a one-man building job, sometimes it would require the need of several friends – the possibilities were endless. Never did I think the day would come where, what I built, would ACTUALLY be a robot. Mike Andersen developed a project aimed at exploring the connectivity of…

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Let it go! Let it go! Lego!

Few things have the same level of excitement for a child as they do for a grown adult – LEGO is undoubtedly one of them. So what could be more exciting than LEGO? A LEGO drone! Thanks to the guys at Force Flyer you can now build your own LEGO drone. Compatible with all traditional LEGO blocks, the user can design their own drone and add their own artistic flair to it. With that, the LEGO drone is as much an educational tool as it is cool…

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Lego’s transition from building blocks to building a design language

I’m absolutely floored by Lego’s latest release, the Statue of Liberty… a part of their architecture line. There were a lot of ways they could go about creating the statue… ranging from a low-res pixelated style, to a style inspired by their Lego figurines, to something as minimal as this, but the design they unveiled feels much more like an aesthetic awakening than just another product release. With a beautifully simpli…

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LEGO Audio Comic

The concept designed by Jonathan Robson is based on a LEGO helmet with a gold space visor. The helmet acts as a headset for listening to the audio for LEGO comics as well as a role-playing toy. Once subscribed to Audio Comic, you’ll receive the LEGO comic through the post with your activation code to download the audio onto a USB brick. Simply slot the brick into the back of the helmet, put it on and enjoy the exciting LEGO Audio comic experienc…

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Lego Technik’s Bugatti Chiron is the ultimate toy for grown boys

When cars and a universal, timeless toy intersect, it’s bound to be a marriage made in heaven. Lego Technik unveiled their life-size replica of the French hypercar, Bugatti Chiron. Not only is the resemblance spitting, but the car is also, completely, top-to-bottom (excluding the wheels and a few other parts) made from Lego! Built from more than a million Lego pieces, the Chiron replica isn’t just a standing model. It actually drive…

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Lego-compatible furniture for your inner-child!

Alternative Title: LEGO compatible furniture, so you don’t accidentally step on them. Studio NINE’s Lego compatible furniture aims at being a playground for your children. The furniture comes with a machined textured layer that’s all too familiar. Made from Corian, the polymer-based marble substitute, the furniture has a premium feel and a simple design… The purpose of this simple design being twofold. It can either blen…

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Love Affair With London And Lego

Clearly the Volkswagen Conerto Concept Car is inspired by London’s rustic charm and the sustainability of Lego. While I won’t get into the personal journey of London retro-modern muse, I’ll explain to you how Lego is involved in the scenario. Take a piece of Lego block from any era, and you will see that it fits the current version like a glove. Using this idea as a base, the construction of the Conerto is such that it allows you to fit pieces o…

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Elegance in a Lego Light Fixture

One of the most popular build-your-own toys on earth is, and has been for years and years, Lego. Here at Yanko Design we’ve mentioned Lego a few times, but not any time recently have we had a post about something made almost exclusively OUT OF legos. Astounding! This lovely chandelier breaks that trend with incredible classiness for a kids toy made of plastic. This particular piece was made to appear at home in a Victorian-era building, ye…

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