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There is a long history on the Internet of novel, post-adolescent Lego creations, but I find this one to be particularly nifty.
“Created by Vitamins Design, The Lego calendar is a wall mounted time planner that the team invented for their studio. It’s made entirely of Lego and while others have used Lego to visualize complex logistics systems in a simple and tangible way, Vitamins’ solution allows you take a photo of it with a smartphone; all of the events and timings are synchronized to an online, digital calendar.”
I imagine it must be kind of inconvenient to have to physically update the calendar, but these sorts of Lego creations are rarely about the practical.
Read a write-up of the project here.+