Attractions spanning Alton Towers, LEGOLAND and Madame Tussauds will now be owned by LEGO owner KIRKBI and investment firms Blackstone and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.
We caught up with Ramsden to learn more about how he approaches design at LEGO, and what went into bringing the world of Stranger Things to life in bricks.
The LEGO Braille Bricks kit is expected to launch in 2020 and will be distributed free of charge to select institutions.
LEGO Harry Potter, Feisty Pets and Fortnite Monopoly up for accolades at 2019 International Licensing Awards
“This elite group of nominees is truly representative of the global licensing community, showcasing the creativity and innovation that is part of our industry’s DNA,” said LIMA president Maura Regan.
“We endeavour to make each gram of plastic earn its right to exist”: Designers talk eco-friendly toys
With shoppers becoming more environmentally conscious and the industry boasting the potential to become more eco-friendly, we asked toy and game creators what the design community can do to help make the toy space greener.
“A sold-out TOTY Awards gala underscores the health and vitality of the toy manufacturing and retail community as we focus on building successes in year ahead together,” said Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of The Toy Association.
“We’re creating a new type of play where the physical world actually influences the AR layer, instead of the other way around,” said LEGO’s Tom Donaldson.
Against a backdrop of new regulation, evolving consumer expectations, and global sustainability initiatives, Mark Robertson, SVP at the Ethical Toy Program, explains why now is the time to embrace ethical manufacturing.