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It’s a geek fantasy come true as two Netherlands-based designers have created a piece of furniture built entirely out of Lego blocks.
“Lego is the perfect contemporary material for it as it isÂ available to everyone,” says Minale. “It is simple yet relies on complex and perfect moulds and production systems.”
The Lego pieces were sourced partly from the company itself but also from the bricklink.com website. The entire project took two months to plan and sketch on computer and three weeks to build.
What makes the table stunning is not just the intricate design and the use of the same color throughout, but that it is completely functional piece. The drawers and the doors for the table open and it can be used in a home, if you can afford it.
“It shows us that the seriousness of developing a system that serves a good purpose is ultimately grounded in our desire for playfulness,” says Minale.
The Rietveld Lego table is on show at the ongoing Design Miami/ Basel event. It’s not the first time the designer duo who own the firm Minale-Maeda have worked with Lego bricks.Â In 2004, they designed a chair using red, blue and black lego bricks. The chair had an aluminum frame and only seven of those were made.
For now, feast on more views of the Lego table.
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Designers Create a Table From 25,000 Lego Pieces