Real Lego Bridge

Here’s a ‘real’ Lego Bridge. German design studio Megx painted an urban concrete bridge to look like Lego. Well, most people like the plastic stuff and would love to see it stacked overhead on their daily commute…I assume. As you’ll be able to see in the gallery below, Megx studio managed to paint the Lego bricks onto the concrete beams using a cherry-picker and a lot of artistic stamina! Let’s just hope kids don’t try and climb up to get at the ‘bricks’…

Real Lego Bridge Gallery

Real Lego Bridge

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Real Lego Bridge in urban setting

SEE ALSO: Secret Mountain Bridge.

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large yellow lego brick

Credits: All images shown in this set are Copyright © Megx. Please visit their site for more stunning exhibition works.

Real Lego painted concrete

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This is What You Get if You Mix Lego, Dye and Surfing…

A while back, I featured the stunning work of Mark Mawson, who photographed fluorescent dye in tanks of water. This set, however, by Alberto Seveso shows a similar method of photography featuring a cool Lego surf-boarder in a dye or ink [SEE THE REST HERE].

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Plastastic Lego Cufflinks

These funky Lego themed cufflinks are from an shop aptly named… Cufflinks! I think these are great, and so original too. They’d be good for kids to wear with their tiny suits, but I suppose some hardcore, grownup adult Lego fans would also wear them too…  [VIEW THE REST].

lego helmets

Outlandish LEGO Office. Sorry, It’s Not Built With Bricks!

Take a good look at this outlandish LEGO Office by Rosan Bosch. This working environment is where LEGO designers can play, discuss and make new creations. Let’s face it, if grown-ups are expected to create toys for kids (well, adults like me, too), the office needs to be cool and inspiring! [ SEE MORE ].

Walkway slide

Realistic Lego Creations by Bruce Lowell

Check out these stunning realistic Lego creations by Bruce Lowell. Just like the green paint roller Lego shown above, the rest of this set shows everyday objects and food made from our favourite plastic toy bricks [ SEE MORE ].

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Very Clever M.C Escher Lego

This Clever M.C Escher Lego® construction was made by Andrew Lipson and Daniel Shiu. They have successfully recreated famous lithographs by the renowned Escher. They used Lego® bricks using a “SNOT” (“Studs not on top”) technique, which is… [ SEE MORE ].

Escher lego

Lego Man Skeleton

I love Lego. Don’t you? This Lego Man Skeleton was created by the talented model designer, Jason Freeny. He was born 1970 in Maryland, USA, and studied industrial design at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. I’ve featured some of his work here on Design Soak before, but just discovered this new design [ SEE MORE ].

skeleton lego man

Solar Birdhouse


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If you’re in need of a Solar Birdhouse, look no further. If your garden birds are flying around in the dark like bats looking for their nest then this may be solution. Birds have been flying around for thousands of years without the air of a Lightsaber-looking perch,  buy hay, why not?

Solar Birdhouse

Solar Birdhouse

Why would only humans make use of eco-friendly technology? OOOMS designed a birdhouse with a solar panel on it’s roof. During the day sunlight feeds the solar panel, charging a small battery inside. At twilight the transparent stick will light up and cast a tiny light on your garden [read more].

Solar Birdhouse with white background image

Credits: The Solar Birdhouse is available to purchase here (Not an affiliate link).

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Phenomenal Urban Bird Houses

These phenomenal urban bird houses look great, although I’m unsure as to the idea behind them. If your backyard birds would like a kitted-out box painted purple with satellite TV, then this would be just the ticket. The birdhouse below even has its own garden [SEE THE REST HERE].

phenomenal birdhouse

19 Free Textures of Paper for your work and inspiration

Textures play a more important role in web-design and digital graphic art in general than you might think. Instead of inventing sophisticated wheel in Photoshop just use pre-made high-res textures in your design. Here you can see the first selection of wonderful and FREE textures of paper – grunge, retro, burnt, scrapbook sheets and a lot more.

All these textures are adjustable and have a lot of presets. To use them, just download the fully-functional trial version of Filter Forge and use it for an entire month (PC and Mac versions are available). When Filter Forge is installed on your computer, you can just click on the links in this post and the filters will open in your Filter Forge.

Here are some simple ones: Paper sheet generator by Zeamar. Just for a start.

Paper sheet generator by Zeamar

Paper Printout by 3dsBlend
Paper Printout by 3dsBlend

Looseleaf by Indigo Ray
Looseleaf by Indigo Ray

Wrinkled Paper by Betis
Wrinkled Paper by Betis

And here’s an old-styled sheet of paper: Lost Letter by Crapadilla
Lost Letter by Crapadilla

This one imitates an old parchment: Old Parchment by Crapadilla
Old Parchment by Crapadilla

Do you know how a trasure map looks like? Spelunker’s Scribble by Crapadilla
Spelunker's Scribble

And here’s some secret decree: Secret Parchment by Deskar
Secret Parchment by Deskar

In Filter Forge you can find a lot more textures of paper, for example, Cardboard by Redcap, water colour paper by DrEvil, Onion Skin Paper 1 by Kraellin, Rough Craft Paper by pixel8ted, Canvas and Towel by Thorndraco.

And finally – twosome devices to keep together all these sheets of paper:
Paperclip by Redcap
Paperclip by Redcap

Thumbtacks_v1 by meyendlesss
Thumbtacks_v1 by meyendlesss

Hope you’ll enjoy playing with Filter Forge and these textures will inspire and help you.

PS. There is a 60% discount now on all the versions of Filter Forge on the site. You can also join the Filter Forge fan-page on Facebook – there you can find a lot of useful links, contests and latest news about upgrades and special offers.

5 Helpful Books About Twitter

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If you use Twitter and want to broaden your knowledge on how to use it, these books may be helpful to you! If you want to use Twitter for marketing or just get more out of the service, then take at look at these books available in Paperback…

The Twitter Book

The Twitter Book cover

The Twitter Book: Twitter is not just for talking about your breakfast any more. It’s become an indispensable communications tool for businesses, non-profits, celebrities, and people around the globe. With the second edition of this friendly, full-color guide, you’ll quickly get up to speed not only on standard features … Co-written by two widely recognized Twitter experts, The Twitter Book is packed with all-new real-world examples, solid advice, and clear explanations guaranteed to turn you into a [READ MORE HERE].

Twitter for Good: Change the World One Tweet at a Time

Twitter for Good Paperback

Twitter for Good Change the World One Tweet at a Time: The official word from Twitter on how to harness the power of the platform for any cause.As recent events in Japan, the Middle East, and Haiti have shown, Twitter offers a unique platform to connect individuals and influence change in ways that were unthinkable only a short time [READ MORE].

Twitter Power 2.0: How to Dominate Your Market One Tweet at a Time

Twitter Power 2.0 Paperback book

Twitter Power 2.0:  How to Dominate Your Market: The best guide to using Twitter to market to consumers-revised and better than ever.

Since 2006, forward-thinking companies like Apple, JetBlue, Whole Food, and GM have discovered the instant benefits of leveraging social media site Twitter to reach consumers directly, build their brand, and increase their sales. Some companies have whole teams of specialists whose only job is to respond to the tweets of [READ MORE ABOUT THIS BOOK].

Twitter For Dummies

Twitter For Dummies Paperback Book

Twitter For Dummies: A fully updated guide to the how and why of using Twitter. The fastest-growing social network utility sports new features, and they’re all covered in this how-to guide from a leading Twitter marketing consultant. Nearly 20 million people are tweeting on Twitter, and this book shows you how to join them and why you should. You’ll learn the nuts and bolts of using Twitter, how to make good connections, and how it can benefit your life and your [READ MORE HERE].

Twitter Tips, Tricks, and Tweets

Twitter Tips Tricks and Tweets PAPERBACK BOOK

Twitter Tips Tricks and Tweets: Maximize your fun and boost your productivity with this updated, full-color guide to tantalizing Twitter tips! The popularity of Twitter continues to soar, and is fast becoming the most popular social networking site online. Whether you’re looking to learn how to set up an account for the first time or are on the prowl for some cool third-party Twitter apps, this full-color guide will boost your entire Twitter [READ MORE HERE].

Disclaimer: PaperBack Books on Twitter: This post includes affiliate links. Images used are Copyright © their respective holders.

If you liked this article, also see 10 Terrific Twitter Creations by Pepco.

 

 

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