Our top ten most read articles of 2019
Interviews with the creators of LEGO Stranger Things, Ritzy Rollers and Boppi, the booty-shaking llama, all make our top ten of 2019.
Illustrator Kenny Kiernan on how a cocktail of coffee and candy can kick-start creativity
We caught up with Kenny Kiernan to learn more about how he got started in the toy and games space, and what he does to fuel his creativity.
Toy Retailers Association unveils DreamToys 2019 list
“This year’s DreamToys top 12 selection is an exciting mixture of the year’s biggest brands and kids favourites that will delight children up and down the country this Christmas,” said Gary Grant, chair of the DreamToys selection committee.
LEGO artist, designer and author Warren Elsmore talks creativity and how parents make him cringe
As his Brick Wonders exhibit ends a long-and-popular run in South London, we speak with LEGO designer, artist and author, Warren Elsmore.
LEGO sees revenue grow 4% in first half of 2019
“We are satisfied with our performance given the transformative shifts which continue to reshape the global toy industry,” said LEGO CEO Niels B Christiansen.
LEGO to pilot audio and braille building instructions
Consumers can either choose to hear audio instructions using their screen reader or with audio provided by the LEGO Group, or choose to read the instructions using a Braille reader.
Play.institute’s Cephas Howard on LEGO, Kickstarter and why comfort zones kill innovation
We caught up with Howard to learn more about how his time at LEGO shaped his approach to design, and what the future holds with his Play.institute.
LEGO Treehouse to boast highest number of sustainable bricks ever in a LEGO set
“It really is an important step in our ambitious target of making all LEGO elements from sustainable materials,” said LEGO’s VP of environmental responsibility, Tim Brooks.
LEGO and Harley-Davidson debut new Harley-Davidson Fat Boy set
“Bringing this Harley-Davidson motorcycle to life in brick form is incredibly exciting,” said Mike Psiaki, Design Master at the LEGO Group.
LEGO owner set to acquire Merlin Entertainments’ portfolio of theme parks
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.