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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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?
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.
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!
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”.