Mr. Kim’s flying restaurant from the Fifth Element

Niek Geurts of MrBrick.nl recently posted a lovely LEGO version of Korben Dallas’s favorite restaurant from The Fifth Element. While I love the boat’s hull and all the details Nieks has included, his technique for adding the background is just as interesting: I wouldn’t have expected that taking a picture in front of a computer Continue reading →

Modernist house

Niek Geurts‘s modernist house is an architectural feat. The builder created this original design inspired by the Dutch architect Willem Dudok. There are quite a few subtle details you may not notice at first glance such as the diagonal tiling of the sidewalk and the construction of the brown walls using plates. There’s even a Continue reading →

A story of synergistic collaboration (and how a tree was built)

Aaron Amatnieks (akama1_lego) and I were spending a productive day in a LEGO chatroom yesterday when he showed me a tree he’d been working on. I absolutely loved the concept and went off to build one for myself. I’ve been thinking about gum trees a bit lately so had some ideas to try out showing Continue reading →