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8-Bit Artistry

Pixel Art Takes a New Shape with LEGO Printing

— December 30, 2010 — Unique
Sam Cox and Justin LaRosa have ingeniously crafted a machine that creates pixel art in a brand new and fun way. By utilizing LEGO, the duo were able to utilize the new machine to ink the surfaces of the small blocks to print on various canvasses.

The very complex but effective process called "letterpress printing" creates vintage looking 8-bit images that can compliment any space. Check out the Physical Fiction website to see how you could get your pixel art today!
Trend Themes
1. LEGO Printing - LEGO printing machines have the potential to revolutionize the printing industry by allowing for more customizable and artistic options.
2. Pixel Art - The popularity of pixel art is on the rise as it provides a unique and nostalgic aesthetic for various industries to utilize.
3. Letterpress Printing - The technique of letterpress printing can be reinvigorated by incorporating new tools and materials like LEGO blocks to create modern vintage-inspired prints.
Industry Implications
1. Printing Industry - LEGO printing machines could disrupt the traditional printing industry by providing a more creative, customizable and visually appealing option for businesses and consumers.
2. Art and Design - The use of LEGO printing technology can provide new opportunities for artists, designers and craftmakers to create unique and customizable pixel art pieces.
3. Home Decor - Pixel art generated by letterpress printing using LEGO blocks can transform the home decor industry by providing a customization option and visually appealing artwork for homes and office spaces.
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