Friday 23 December 2016

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Here's wishing all our Christian friends here a Merry Christmas! Happy holidays and Happy New Year everyone! =) ...

Instead of a snow globe, I built a nanoblock snow cube ... Hahahaa =D ... The Christmas tree in the center is lighted up using a LED base plate and the nanoblock display case it put to good use here as the cube =)

Thursday 8 December 2016

Instax Mini Photo Frame

Here's a fun idea =D ... an Instax mini photo frame =)

If you want something like this for corporate gift, please click here.

Tuesday 6 December 2016

nanoblock Polaroid SX-70 OneStep

Here is the latest addition to my vintage nanoblock camera series =D ... It's the Polaroid SX-70 OneStep =) ... How many of you here have used one of these? 

Friday 25 November 2016

nanoblock First Order Stormtrooper Helmet

Over 4500 nanoblock bricks and almost a week later, I bring you my latest creation, an almost life size First Order Stormtrooper helmet =) ... It took a lot longer and used a lot more bricks than I expected ... Hahahaa ... 

It measures 24cm (H) x 22cm (W) x 27cm (D) and weights about 1kg.

Do share if you love Star Wars! =D

nanoblock Award 2016 Prizes

Just received my prizes for winning the award of excellence (Tatsujin Division) in nanoblock Award 2016 =) ... Big thanks to Kawada ^^

A closer look at the cool medal and certificate I received

Project for Nikon

My latest corporate project for Nikon =D ... They just launched their new inverted microscope yesterday ( and I am honoured to be given the chance to design and produce the nano brick version of their latest product ^^

If you need corporate gifts like these, please check out my company website here.

Saturday 29 October 2016

Big nanoblock Pokeball

Here's one for all the Pokemon fans out there =D ... My nanoblock Pokeball =D ... Hehehe ... So how many  of you here are playing Pokemon Go? ^^

nanoblock Award 2016

My nanoblock claw machine won an award of excellence (Tatsujin Division) in nanoblock Award 2016 =D ... Hehehe ... Thanks guys for all your support and thanks to Kawada for the award ^^

Friday 14 October 2016

Chris Speaks at TEDx Sunway University

It was really fun being part of TEDx Sunway University =D ... I spoke about nanoblock for art & design. Hopefully, I didn't put anyone to sleep ... Hahahahaa ^^ ... Big thanks to the team in TEDxSunwayUniversity for having me and doing a excellent job of organising the event =) 

That's another life goal checked! =D

Watch the full video over here.

Group photo of all speakers and organising team

Thanks to my friends Michael and Melvin for the photos! =D

Tuesday 4 October 2016

BOOK: The Art of Nano Bricks

I have been wanting to do this for a really long time, but the plan always got pushed back due to crazy work schedules. Finally, I was able to put it together, so here it is! =D ... Many of you have asked for it, so you know what to do =P

This forty page photobook features over 80 photos of my nanoblock creations and a short write up. It is professionally printed on 190g quality photo paper. I will autograph each copy and even personalise it with your name (if you wish) =)

Bonus: 3 randomly selected pieces of 4R prints of my designs comes with this book!

To order, please use the appropriate link below. Price is INCLUSIVE of shipping =D

You can still go ahead and place an order below. If there are 
any cancellations, you will be in the waiting list to get it =)

Malaysia (Price RM32) : Click here to order
International (Price USD11): Click here to order

I only printed 60 copies for this first batch, so, available while stocks last =)

Also, you don't pay anything when placing your order. I will manually process your order and email you the actual invoice with payment information. International orders can be paid by Paypal/Credit card. 

Thank you for your support!

Saturday 1 October 2016

NUS SoCCat Project

My latest project under ChrisTan Design, a limited edition nano brick set for NUS Students' Computing Club, featuring their mascot SocCat =D ... 

This is what it looks like =)

Here is it in bulk, just out from the box =)

nanoblock Leal Senado

Leal Senado in Macau =) ... Have you been there? ^^ 

The Leal Senado Building (Portuguese for Loyal Senate) was the seat of Portuguese Macau's government (Legislative Assembly of Macau and Municipal Council of Macau). It is located at one end of the Senado Square. More info in Wikipedia

AniManGaki 2016

AniManGaki 2016 has been a lot of fun! =D ... This year, I didn't just exhibit there, I also designed and manufactured their mascot as limited edition nano brick sets. On top of that, I also did a signing of my prints for fans =D ... Take a look at this video!

Here's the limited edition Kei-Chan nano brick set =)

Saturday 20 August 2016

Chris's Exhibition in AniManGaki 2016

Animangaki 2016 is almost upon us and Chris will be there again this year! 

AniManGaki 2016 runs from August 27-28 in Sunway Pyramid Convention Center. You can expect to see over 110 of his nanoblock creations there! 

This year, a special limited edition Kei-Chan gakiblock designed by Chris would be sold at the event! You can get it signed by Chris at his booth =D

On top of that, Chris will also be giving away 1000 pieces of 4R prints of his creations!

See you there! =) ... More detail of the event over here.

Friday 19 August 2016

nanoblock Totoro

I built this on location in PopCon Asia 2016 =) ... This is a different design from my previous Totoro =)

Speaking at PopCon Asia 2016 in Jakarta

I was invited by Polid House to speak in PopCon Asia 2016 in Jakarta recently =) ... Here's the video below. Sorry about the noise in the background, wish I had a wireless mic for recording >.<

It was also great fun meeting up with fans in Jakarta =) ...

Sunday 24 July 2016

My nanoblock Macau Exhibition in Hong Kong

My nanoblock Macau is currently being exhibited in Shun Tak Centre, Hong Kong until August 21, 2016 ... Here's a closer look =)

I was in Hong Kong the past week to do the setup for the event, do media interviews and also participate in the launch event =D ... That's me putting everything together until after midnight on Sunday ... Hahahaa ... 

Here are more photos of my creation =)

Friday 20 May 2016

Collaboration with Hanhwa Eagles

My collaboration with the Hanhwa Eagles South Korean Pro Baseball team just launched! =D ... You can see it in their home stadium team merchandise shop now ^^ .. it's also in their online store. It consists of their stadium and their star players =) ...