Simple Building Technique With EverBlock

Simple Building Technique With EverBlock

We’ve put together a quick-look guide on some basic building techniques to ensure that your design is fully stable, while still looking fierce.

EverBlock | The Meaning of Modular

EverBlock | The Meaning of Modular

The EverBlock System was designed to allow you to build nearly anything.

Reflect your individuality and build amazing things with our modular system of over-sized plastic building blocks.

Building is fun and takes mere minutes. It is also quick and simple to take apart and reassemble into hundreds of other objects, structures and designs.

EverBlock comes in three block sizes; Full Block, Half Block, Quarter Block and a Finishing Cap that interlocks to create a flat smooth top surface. These varying block sizes allow for an unlimited building potential and designs.

EverBlock Wall vs. Traditional Drywall Wall - Which Is Cheaper?

Some people have asked about the price of EverBlock, with the reaction… “I LOVE the concept, brilliant and FUN! But way out of my price range to build a wall partition in my apartment/home”.

So let’s settle this misconception once and for all.

  1. There are no other products on the market like EverBlock. Our modular system is fully functional and designed to be used time and time again for a multitude of different objects or furniture designs. EverBlock is a premium product in the world of temporary walls, and requires NO tools to build with.
     

  2. EverBlock is priced by the current cost of high-impact polypropylene plastic and color additives. Each block is also outfitted with UV inhibitors to protect the color for up to 8+ years if outdoors. However, we are still always looking into ways to cut costs for our customers and block enthusiasts.
     

  3. In many cities building a wall or temporary wall in an apartment building or complex is generally frowned upon by building owners and landlords - if even allowed at all. In 90% of the buildings a permit is required by the city to build a wall partition; that is if the landlord even approves for the build.

*The national average cost of a building permit is $1,156 in 2017, with most homeowners spending between $451 and $1,862. The price has gone up since 2015. 

Therefore you are limited in your options, and will have to wait for proper permits. This could take weeks, even months. All you want to do is build a partition, why should this be so difficult?

We decided to put this to the test:

As you can see there is a definite price difference, with EverBlock System being the less expensive of the two. 

Now, here are the added benefits of the EverBlock System.

Picture this… You live in a small apartment or home and have an EverBlock wall partition to separate your living room space into an office area. Your family or best friends are in town and you invite them over for a dinner party. Due to the small living space, you are limited with the number of guests that you can entertain and now need additional room and seating. HELP!

Simply take the wall apart (no tools required and 30 minutes tops) and use the blocks to build stools, chairs and a table to eat on. Now you have extra room to get your party on, and guests are comfortable. When they leave, build your wall again. Problem solved!

EverBlock has lifelong value!

Need some ideas or inspiration? Feel free to browse through some actual EverBlock real world wall designs and check out the temporary walls and room dividers page on our website.

“Ice” Castle In An Urban Winter Wonderland

Winter in NYC is a truly magical time. The stores fill their windows with holiday displays and the streets are strung with bright lights. People shuffle around with smiles and scarves anticipating what each city block and park has to offer. NYC never disappoints and this year was no different.

From January 27th to February 4th EverBlock Systems worked with Bryant Park and Bank Of America to build the 2nd annual “ice” castle for their Winter Carnival.

This was the 3rd annual Winter Carnival event that Bryant Park held, and EverBlock’s 2nd year building an urban interpretation of an “ice” castle… This year’s castle was even bigger and better than last year.

It all started in our 3D Builder, where our designers worked layer by layer to design the 10ft castle with our modular building blocks. From there we had a rendering to work off of while we built and staged the castle (no tools required).

EverBlock Systems 3D rendering of the "ice" castle

EverBlock Systems 3D rendering of the "ice" castle

Over 1,800 blocks were used to create the “ice” castle and arches and it took roughly 6 hours to build. People walking by couldn’t help but stop and ask what the end result would look like; some even pulled up chairs with hot chocolate in hand and watched block by block as the”ice” castle came together.

The Bryant Park Winter Carnival was filled with winter village tents offering hot food and beverages. For nine days NYC natives and visitors alike filled the park to ice skate, listen to music and warm up in the lodge. There was even a special ice skating showcase starring Olympian, Johnny Weir.

(Photo Credit: Bryant Park - http://wintervillage.org/visit/wintercarnival)

(Photo Credit: Bryant Park - http://wintervillage.org/visit/wintercarnival)

(Photo Credit: Bryant Park - http://wintervillage.org/visit/wintercarnival)

(Photo Credit: Bryant Park - http://wintervillage.org/visit/wintercarnival)

Come nightfall the castle was lit by colorful dramatic uplighting which made for the perfect scene for selfie central.

(Photo Credit: Bryant Park - http://wintervillage.org/visit/wintercarnival)

(Photo Credit: Bryant Park - http://wintervillage.org/visit/wintercarnival)

Check out the fun time-lapse video of the “ice” castle being built from start to finish, and be sure to visit Bryant Park next year for their 4th annual Winter Carnival with Bank Of America. We are planning a huge build that will give you ‘chills’.

EverBlock Systems offers reusable modular building blocks that can be used to build objects for all types of unique applications. From decor at events, structures for disaster relief, architectural elements and accents, furniture, props, trade show displays and so much more EverBlock modules make the perfect system for all types of creations and design ideas… You are limited only by your imagination.  

Visit the EverBlock website and let’s build something incredible together.

Gotta Build-Em All

When we're not busy building here at EverBlock, we're out "catching 'em all" too! Pokémon GO has taken the world by storm since it launched on July 6th. People of all ages have downloaded the app and taken part in training and battling in their neighborhoods. 

Early 2000s nostalgia surrounding the Pokémon resurgence couples perfectly with our giant building blocks which throw us back to our childhood days. So...... we decided to come up with some Pokémon-inspired designs in our Virtual 3D Builder. You can find these and other cool characters in the library catalogue within the builder.

Get your Ash-ish, Misty-ish and Brock-ish on and build your own life-size, 3D Poké-like creations to liven up your homes, stores, offices, or neighborhood battle gyms! 


BATTLE TIME

EverBlock's "I Choose You" Contest

Build your very own 3D, virtual, Pokémon-like character and enter for a chance to win a FREE 29 piece EverBlock starter kit!

We want to see the COOLEST creations you can come up with!

 

Here's how to enter:

  1. Build your very own figure in our VIRTUAL 3D BUILDER
  2. Save your work! Be sure to include your:
  • Name
  • Email
  • Shipping Address
  • Title your piece "Contest Entry"

*Tip: Try a building technique that creates a stable object, i.e. stagger blocks so the figure can support itself and blocks aren't just stacked one upon the other.*

 

Enter before 5:00pm Friday, August 5th, eastern time -- winner announced Monday morning, august 8th

 

We are accepting entries from all over the globe and will be sharing the best designs on social media. The WINNER will be chosen from the continental U.S. only and will be announced on Facebook and Twitter and notified via email to claim their prize, a 29 piece combo pack in the color(s) of their choice. 

Note: All design entries will become the sole property of EverBlock Systems, LLC and may be used any time for any reason at the discretion of the company.

We can't wait to see what you come up with! Be sure to share with all your friends, coworkers, and fellow trainers out there! GO TEAM!

 

Pokémon, Pokémon character names, are trademarks of Nintendo. Any reference to Pokémon or Pokémon character names is not meant to create or imply any association between Nintendo and EverBlock or Niantic and EverBlock. EverBlock is not affiliated with Nintendo or Niantic. Pokémon and the Pokémon logo are registered trademarks of Nintendo. Nintendo does not sponsor, authorize or endorse this organization, its affiliates, its products, or its programs.