Creative types Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken have come up with an awesome new way to display your iPad: a Lego Apple Macintosh.
We recreated a design classic with a modern twist. (Be sure to check out the stop motion film below). This project is testament to how a brand can sometimes move in a full circle. We’re both big fans of LEGO, which we used to recreated a scale model of the 1984 classic, Apple Macintosh. Then with a few simple adjustments to the design, we were able to incorporate the Apple iPad into the design. The result; a super cool looking place to dock the iPad, read the newspaper, or watch a film.
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