A miniature Lego version of Pixar’s “Luxo Jr.” desk lamp.
I’m a big fan of Luxo Jr., also known as “The Pixar Lamp”. The short film “Luxo Jr.” was Pixar’s first CGI film and since then the lamp has become kind of a trade mark for Pixar.
There have been a few cool Lego models of Luxo Jr. and I wanted to give it a try myself. My goal was to build a mini model which should be able to “move” almost like the original desk lamp.
But I wanted to have a smaller version, so I replaced the beams with shorter half beams and the Technic pins with 3L bars. The result was my first small “working” Lego version of Luxo Jr. (the lamp on the right). For a better look I replaced some of the half beams with combinations of bars and bar holders with clips (the lamp on the left).
Both lamps have two sets of liftarms in parallelogram shape (diamond shape to be exact), connected with an L-shaped liftarm. So they can “move” almost like the original Luxo Jr. lamp.