not child’s play: 7000 piece LEGO chandelier

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September 5, 2013 by Decorum DIYer

This would fit so nicely into our family’s likings.

Mind.  Blown.

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Maybe it’s because I have kids, and my two sons spent a better part of their lives creating, obsessing and building LEGOS but I have a super fascination with these plastic blocs.

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Tobias Tostesen is the industrial designer (and creative wiz!) behind this LEGO chandelier. It all started for an exhibition called The Tube by the Kolding School of Design where each designer got paired with a manufacturer.  Lucky Tobias got The LEGO Group!  His second exhibition was at the Il Salone in Milan for design week 2013 where he made quite an impression.

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Although it might be hard to tell from the picture it’s size is huge (floor to ceiling).  According his web site the fixture is supposed to capture “and reflecting the dynamic lumiosity and colors of the day“.

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LEGO is something that really takes you back in time, but somehow…

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6 thoughts on “not child’s play: 7000 piece LEGO chandelier

  1. Thanks for the Re-Blog! 😉
    Julie

  2. Wow! That is crazy! Now I want a lego chandelier! 😉

  3. Jo says:

    Hi! I nominated you for a blog award. http://charlieandjo.wordpress.com/2013/09/12/one-lovely-blog-moi/
    Jo @ Let’s Face the Music

  4. Christa says:

    So cool. It doesn’t even look like it’s made of Legos. I had no idea Legos could look so elegant.

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