Skip Nav
Digital Life
11 New Slang Terms to Memorize If You Want to Stay Cool
Geek Culture
12 Game of Thrones Memes That Will Make You Love Hodor Even More
Digital Life
A Teen's Talent Show Trick Has the Internet Completely Freaking Out

I Lego NY by Christoph Niemann

I Lego N.Y. Book is Adorable

A copy of I Lego N.Y. ended up on my desk today, and I love it. It's a funny look at NYC through simple Lego designs like "Statue of Liberty" and "Man on Subway Platform, Seeing a Critter on the Tracks." The book was conceived and designed by children's author Christoph Niemann and was inspired by his sons' toys after he had left the city. The book is comprised of photos posted on the New York Times website along with new creations. Handwritten explanations and arrows designate each object.

The book, which retails for $15, is a great gift for any geeky New Yorker (or geeky New York-lover, for that matter). I love the simplicity of the designs and the witty the way they're presented. My favorite? The page of "$200 Parking Ticket Under Windshield Wiper," featuring an orange Lego under long, thin gray Lego resembling a wiper blade. As anyone who's driven in NYC will tell you — spotting the dreaded orange parking ticket on your car from afar is more anxiety-producing than parking in the city.


Image

Image

Image

Image

Image
Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Books to Pack in Your Suitcase
2016 Books to Read Before They Become Movies
Best 2016 Summer Books For Women
Types of Readers
New Books May 2016
TV Shows Based on Books
Drew Barrymore's Favorite Books

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Technology & Gadgets
X