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Artist Uses Hundreds of Found Objects To Recreate Iconic Paintings And Portraits

By • Feb 5th, 2014 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Painting, Recycling

In her “Plastic Classics” series, British artist Jane Perkins uses almost anything she can find – buttons, plastic toys, LEGO pieces, etc. – to re-create recognizable iconic paintings like DaVinci’s Mona Lisa and portraits of stars like Albert Einstein and Nelson Mandela. Although she has her artistic roots in textile work, she works almost exclusively with plastic parts.

15 Epic Movie Scenes Recreated With LEGOs And Baking Soda

By • Jan 31st, 2014 • Category: Art, Latest Posts, Photography

If you‘re a fan of Star Wars and LEGO, this is your dream come true. Vesa Lehtimäki uses LEGO minifigures, baking soda and forced perspective to create original miniature scenes from such epic movies as Star Wars, Indiana Jones and The Lord of the Rings. However, he certainly has his heart set on a galaxy far, far away.

12 Of The Coolest Offices In The World

By • Jan 14th, 2014 • Category: Architecture, Interior Design, Latest Posts

Not all work spaces were created equal – some can reduce workers’ morale while others can keep them happy and inspire them to be more energetic and creative. For companies like Google, which require smart, creative and in-demand workers, such offices offer a competitive edge when trying to attract young and intelligent employees. Here’s a list of the coolest and most well-designed office spaces in the world.

Distroy: Creepy Pencil Drawings Of Famous Cartoon Characters

By • Oct 31st, 2013 • Category: Art, Illustration, Latest Posts

A new series of images by French illustrator, painter and graphic designer Pez (Pierre-Yves Riveau) called Distroy twists some of our most recognizable childhood and pop-culture icons, giving them a new, terrifying, gritty and urban appearance. His work is both inviting and unsettling because he takes familiar icons from pop culture and/or our childhood and tears them apart, making them seem decayed and far less innocent.

24 Honest Slogans Show How We Really Feel About Famous Companies

By • Oct 21st, 2013 • Category: Advertising, Branding, Funny, Latest Posts

Honest Slogans publishes company logos with hilarious slogans that represent how consumers might actually see the company instead of how it wants to be seen. Pepsi’s logo reminds us of its constant battle with Coca Cola for market share, while Google, assured of its dominance, dares us to just try and use another search engine.

Can You Solve These 55 Lego Riddles?

By • Feb 4th, 2013 • Category: Advertising, Graphic Design, Latest Posts

To commemorate the 55th anniversary of the LEGO brick, the company has issued 55 graphic riddles where LEGO bricks represent various characters from movies, songs, cultural or political highlights that occurred over the last 55 years. Some of them are a bit more obvious than the others, but constructing the right answer from the hints feels almost like a mental LEGO game. Try and see how many of the riddles you can solve!

Super Mario Aquarium

By • Jun 11th, 2012 • Category: Creative Products, Latest Posts

Michigan-based ad copywriter Cedrick Bearss recreated the iconic first level scene from Super Mario Bros inside his 55 gallon fish tank. Almost everything, including Mario, was made of LEGO bricks.

Imagine: Minimalist Lego Cartoon Characters

By • Mar 22nd, 2012 • Category: Advertising, Latest Posts

German advertising agency Jung von Matt created a wonderful minimalist ad campaign for Lego which not only looks great but also forces us to ‘Imagine”. It’s great not just because of its aesthetics but because it delivers a strong message – LEGO will put your imagination to work. However, copyranter and adland.tv have pointed out that the idea might be a rip-off of a fan-created Lego artwork that appeared earlier than this ad campaign.

How Famous Companies Got Their Names?

By • Nov 16th, 2011 • Category: History, Latest Posts

You see these big company names each and every day, but do you know what they actually mean? In order to help you fill this gap of knowledge, we made a visual list of famous company name etymologies. It is heavily based on this Wikipedia’s list, where you can also find the complete listing of companies and their name origins not mentioned in this post. So, scroll down the list and then tell us how many did you already know?

15 Famous Movie Scenes Recreated in Lego

By • Mar 8th, 2011 • Category: Art, Latest Posts

Alex Eylar, a 21 year-old artist from Oakland, California recreates famous movie scenes using Lego bricks. The concept and idea isn’t really that new (we already had 30 Creative LEGO Reproductions by Balakov here on Bored Panda) but it ‘s nevertheless an interesting collection.

6 Alternative Uses for LEGO Bricks

By • Jun 1st, 2010 • Category: Art, Funny, Latest Posts

The number of combinations you can build are practically endless. With just six 8-stud LEGO bricks you can build over 102 million combinations! Multiply it by different LEGO uses and you get unlimited possibilities!

30 Creative LEGO Reproductions by Balakov

By • Sep 21st, 2009 • Category: Art, Featured, Latest Posts, Photography, Weird

Balakov is a guy from United Kingdom that takes a lot of LEGO pictures and says that he loves “messing about with macro lighting”. Where did he learn photography, or more exactly working with lights? “Strobist.com taught me everything I know.” says Balakov. Panda is proud to present his incredible collection or reproductions called “Classics in LEGO”.