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LEGO Ideas Tree House – Medieval Version

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(Written by Geneva – gid617) After enjoying the beautiful #21318 LEGO Ideas Tree House for a while (see LEGO Ideas Tree House Review & Nature Photos), I got ready to take it back in time and build a medieval version. Inspired by the old LEGO Castle Forestmen theme from the late 1980s, I made some modifications that […] Read more

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LEGO 2019 Annual Report & Financial Results

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The LEGO Group’s Annual Reports and Financial Results are always an interesting read. As you probably know, LEGO is a privately held, family-owned company, so they don’t have to publish annual reports for stakeholders. However, they do it anyway, and it’s worth going through the reports just to see what’s happening with our favorite company, […] Read more

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LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed – Contest

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To celebrate the global release of the LEGO Legacy: Heroes Unboxed role-playing game, the LEGO Ideas team is running a new challenge, titled; Replicate Your Heroic Minifigures in Battle! So, gather your favorite minifigures and prepare them for action-packed battles. In this contest, the LEGO Ideas team wants to see you create epic and or […] Read more

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March 2020 – New LEGO Sets & Promotions

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Even with the extra day for Leap Year, it seems like February flew by really fast! And now that we’re in March, we can enjoy new LEGO sets and promotions (while still trying to catch up with the huge wave of new sets from earlier this year!). So, let’s take a look at what we […] Read more

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In Memory of LEGO Designer Jens Nygaard Knudsen

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Last week, former Chief Designer at LEGO, and creator of the LEGO minifigure, Jens Nygaard Knudsen passed away. He is the father of the LEGO minifigure, and many of the classic LEGO themes. LEGO Designers Niels Milan Pedersen and Mark Stafford remembers Jens and share some of their fond memories, which you can read below. […] Read more

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LEGO Kinetic Sculpture: Pursuit of Flight Instructions

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As you may remember from last week, the LEGO Ideas review team revealed which of the projects will be made into official LEGO sets from the batch that reached 10,000 supporters between May and September of 2019. The two projects chosen were the Medieval Blacksmith by Clemens Fiedler, and Winnie the Pooh by Ben Alder. […] Read more

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Potential LEGO Light Kits: LEGO Night Mode

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You might remember that back in November of last year, the LEGO Lead User Lab team surveyed the LEGO fan community about their interest in three areas; lights used for LEGO models and displays, customizing with stickers and prints, and LEGO jewelry (see: LEGO Lead User Lab Community Survey). Based on the initial survey results, […] Read more

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Tutorials by LEGO Model Designer Tiago Catarino

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You may be familiar with the work former LEGO Designer Tiago Catarino, as he designed some very popular sets during his time at the LEGO Group between 2016 and 2019. Originally from Portugal, Tiago worked mostly on LEGO Creator 3-in-1 sets like the #31070 LEGO Creator Turbo Track Racer, the #31065 LEGO Creator Park Street […] Read more

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Featured Creation: LEGO Medieval Hut

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I always liked the look and feel of rustic LEGO builds. These models don’t even look like LEGO, as they go against what we expect from the cheery colors and symmetric shapes LEGO is known for. However, by the deliberate choice of muted colors and the extensive use of detailing, it’s possible to build models […] Read more

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Questions & LEGO’s Answers from BrickLink AMA

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As we discussed a few days ago, LEGO recently ran a questions and answers session with the LEGO Group’s Chief Marketing Officer, Julia Goldin, to address the concerns of the LEGO fan community about the LEGO Group’s recent acquisition of BrickLink (see: LEGO is Running an AMA on BrickLink). BrickLink is the largest online LEGO […] Read more

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