Arts & Design

Interview: LEGO Artist Nathan Sawaya

LEGO master Nathan Sawaya should be no stranger to you. We’ve posted about several of his amazing projects, including his newest piece, a five-foot replica of a Blackberry Tour 9360. We were lucky enough to have the chance to delve into the brain of a true artistic genius. It’s not everyday you get to speak to a geek icon, so ...

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Chandelier Made of Tampons

Seeing as our key demographic is post-menopausal woman, I find this Tampon Chandelier quite fitting. Say buh-bye Aunt Flo! What do you do with the warehouse of tampons you have stored away in your underground shelter? Why, you create of course! Just as the Gummi Bear Chandelier was perfect for recovering gummy addicts, the Tampon Chandelier provides a classy way ...

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RGB Lamp Introduces Your Home To Color Theory

There’s a designer in everybody, just trying to get out. One of the first lessons and designer studying their craft will learn is the very basics of color theory (colors can even alter human emotion and physiology, as we’ve seen). The RGB diagram has become an iconic staple of the design world and for good reason, it’s simplistic beauty is ...

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LEGO Vignette Pays Tribute to Pixar’s “Up”

This LEGO Vignette proves that you don’t need much more than a few LEGO bricks and pieces for prove your artistic worth. LEGO master Peter Aoun created this masterfully minimilist LEGO scene which pays homage to Disney/Pixar’s most recent release, “Up,” proving once and for all that Pixar is more than a company offering a wide assortment of epic beards. ...

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Corner Communication Warning Sign Saves You From Unsightly Collisions

If you’re neurotic like me and always have to peek around a corner to make sure someone else isn’t barreling their way in your direction, then a system like the Corner’s Communication Warning Sign is a welcome addition to city streets. Designed by Sanghoon Lee, the Warning System uses sound sensors to determine when someone is approaching the corner and manages the ...

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Vertical Prison: Height Becomes the Wall

As long as no one manages to smuggle in a parachute, this actually seems like a decent idea. We’ve heard of prisons being held on islands, a la Alcatraz, but never did we think that keeping prisoners high would be the answer. It sure would produce some interesting blog posts though. Oh, wait, you mean high as in height? Of ...

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Say Hello To Mah Little Macbook!

First you get the money. Then you get the power. THEN you get the Apple products. Al Pacino might or might not have said those exact lines in the film Scarface. Maybe I used an oh-so slight piece of creative license. This Scarface Macbook decal turns your laptop into an even cooler, but slightly more suspicious, piece of hardware. No scales ...

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Che-Bacca

Freedom fighting for all Wookiee-kind. It really is a shame that I know how to spell Chewbacca without even thinking, and that I know the home planet of Wookiee’s happens to be Kashyyyk without even so much as opening a new tab in my browser, yet I have to do my research in order to properly spell Che Guevara. Link ...

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