Called the Frog Queen, this building, which is the headquarters of Prisma Engineering in Graz, Styria, Austria, looks like a pixelated cube. The pixels are a combination of windows and square panels.
Earlier this month, Apartment Therapy Chicago featured a home with a pixelated portrait of Lincoln, which the owners created "by pixelating a photo and boiling it down to 9 shades of gray (both done in Photoshop). [Then they] built the canvas, gridded it off in 2 inch squares, and mixed the different shades of paint. At that point it basically became a paint by number."
Then, some clever AT reader took the approach, and recreated the aesthetic...
Artist Mike Edwards has brought paint-by-number to the 21st century, and it’s very cool! Basically, you upload a photo to Mike’s website diyart.com, which will be transformed into a numbered grid. You can print it off–for FREE–and start painting right away, or
A bit less in-your-face than its fabric counterpart is this pixelated wallpaper by Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway. The pixels repeat, creating a geometric pattern. Sold as a double roll, it'll cover about 56 square feet of wall space. Available at Burke Decor for 40 bucks a roll. (Note to stencil manufacturers: Make a pixel stencil for DIYers!)