Why it’s ok to still love Legos.

June 28, 2010 at 4:37 pm 1 comment

One of the favorite toys of future architects is Lego, “one of the most intensely used building blocks on Earth.” As we grow up, it’s expected that we mentally file Legos away into a purely nostalgic place (i.e. last year’s insta-viral “I LEGO N.Y.“)

But what if us adults reclaimed Legos for artistic purposes, like Jan Vormann‘s architectural restoration-esque Dispatchwork project (including new work in New York)? Or James May’s house? Or abgc’s table for advertising agency Boys and Girls? Or Simon Pillard and Philippe Rossetti’s kitchen island?

June 28′s daily design idea is your favorite childhood materials need not remain only in childhood.

Photo by Hrvoje Goluza

By The Way: if you live in New York and want to get your Lego on, there’s finally an NYC store location in Rockefeller Center.

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