The LEGO Group’s Samuel Johnson on Seinfeld, Voltron and LEGO Art
How do you become a LEGO designer? What goes into turning classic TV shows like Seinfeld into a LEGO set? And what inspired LEGO Art range, the firm’s new line of sets that allow fans to create LEGO pop art masterpieces? All this and more is explored in this interview with Samuel Johnson, Design Manager at The LEGO Group and Creative Lead for LEGO Ideas and LEGO Art.
LEGO sees revenue grow 7% in first six months of 2020
“The strong results are due to our incredible team,” said The LEGO Group CEO, Niels B. Christiansen.
LEGO teams with IKEA to launch new playful storage solution, BYGGLEK
Consisting of a series of storage boxes with LEGO studs and a special LEGO brick set, the new BYGGLEK collection aims to encourage play and infuse more fun into storage around the home.
WowWee and LEGO triumph at 2020 Licensing International Excellence Awards
Elsewhere, Peppa Pig was named Best Licensed Brand in the Entertainment/Character Brand (Animated) category.
LEGO and Nintendo team up for LEGO NES kit
The set will include a controller with a connecting cable and plug and even an opening slot for the Game Pak with a locking feature.
Seinfeld and Home Alone to get the LEGO treatment
The sets were chosen on the LEGO Ideas platform, with these projects having garnered 10,000 supporters on the site.
LEGO debuts Mickey and Minnie Mouse buildable characters
“To create the tips of their noses, we had to bring back the LEGO Classic Space Helmet in black, which hasn’t been seen since 1987,” said LEGO designer Ollie Gregory.
Interplay UK’s Warren Jacobs and Tammy Southgate on great toys, great values and great teams
Since Interplay UK is driven by teamwork, it’s only appropriate that we caught up with Product Development Manager Warren Jacobs AND Lead Product Designer Tammy Southgate.
LEGO debuts new look for sets aimed at adults
The first set to wear the new look is the 3,231-piece LEGO Haunted House, the latest addition to the LEGO Fairground collection
LEGO Monkie Kid “demonstrates our commitment to building a strong future in China,” says LEGO
“This fantastic new play theme is deeply inspired by Chinese culture and built on an esteemed story that is treasured by all generations,” said LEGO’s Julia Goldin.