Meet The 14 Year Old Who Built A LEGO Model of Manhattan

Freestyle LEGO build of Manhattan

This past week, as I was scrolling through my Twitter feed reading about Trump’s lies, police brutality, Covid-19 death tolls, heatwaves, wildfires and hurricanes – I was stopped by a video of a remarkable semblance of LEGO bricks built to emulate the entire island of Manhattan. I was blown away. Given that I’m familiar with most available LEGO products I knew it was – as the brick builders call them – a freestyle build. Meaning it’s not from a kit, there are no directions and it is built entirely from one’s imagination using LEGO bricks. Read more

Great Goodies For A Geek Easter.

Vader Geek Easter Basket w border © IIHIH

Got a geek in your life who’d love a hip Easter Basket? Filled with pop culture, sci-fi, comic and  artsy Easter goodies? From Lego to Star Wars and Labbits to Rabbids,  I’ve got the best items for a great geek Easter right here. Read more

Bricksy: Banksy Art Recreated In Lego

The brand new Bricksy series of LEGO dioramas created by award-winning photographer Jeff Friesen are simply fabulous. Read more

Trend Alert: Lego Mosaic Bags by Maria Sole Cecchi

Maria Sole Lego Bags Hero IIHIH

Combining actual LEGO bricks with real leather, acrylic or plexi, fine craftsmanship and some imagination, these brick-embellished handbags by Maria Sole Cecchi of Les Petits Joueurs are flying off the shelves and appearing in fashion mags all over the world. Read more

Nostalgia On Canvas. Allan Innman Paints Our Favorite Childhood Toys.

Allan Innman Paintingsabove: Full Metal Jacket, oil on canvas

If toys from your childhood like Mr. Potato Head, plastic Cowboys and Indians, Lego®s, Strawberry Shortcake, Play•Doh and View-Masters take you back, the paintings of Allan Innman will be like a trip down memory lane. Read more