“It’s been a wonderful and challenging task to bring Optimus Prime to life using LEGO bricks, especially making sure that he can shift modes without disassembly,” said Senior Designer at LEGO, Joseph Patrick Kyde.
Each model is accompanied by an interactive story – accessed via the LEGO Digital Building Instructions app – spanning eight distinctive missions.
“There are few bands that defined pop culture in the same way the Spice Girls did back in the 1990s, and it’s been such fun bringing the band to life in our BrickHeadz style,” said LEGO designer Daniel Squirrell.
“As we approach the holiday season, we saw an opportunity to come together to create something truly special for our guests during a time of year when differentiation and value are paramount,” said Jill Sando, Target’s executive vice president and chief merchandising officer.
“We didn’t have an element that did Tan’s gorgeous hair justice, so we had to make an entirely new wig element – in shimmering silver of course!” said Matthew Ashton, Vice President of Design at the LEGO Group.
“With the launch of SPIKE Essential we are delighted to introduce a complete learning system that enriches the teaching and learning experience,” said Esben Stærk, president of LEGO Education.