Brickworld took place in Chicago last weekend with an unprecedented gathering of 800 attendees displaying Lego creations across 30,000 square feet in the Westin Hotel & Convention Center. It took me three days to get myself back together after the post-con crash and sorting out my haul, so without further ado, here’s my wrap-up of Continue reading →
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If you are attending Brickworld in June, you probably know that the theme for this year is space. More specifically, there are four collaboration displays designed to accommodate a variety of sci-fi creations. Here are the details: The Space Frontiers display is a collection of space crafts and objects found in space. The guidelines are Continue reading →
Brickworld is approaching fast in less than a month and a half. So far over 700 fans have registered, and it’s awesomely scary! Here are some announcements and reminders to get you prepared for the largest LEGO convention in the US. Theme: The theme for this year is 2010: Bricks In Space. You are encouraged Continue reading →
Beginning today, you can register for Brickworld 2010 in Chicago during June 17-20. Brickworld is the largest annual LEGO convention in the US with 570 registered attendees in 2009. This year, the coordinators have booked the entire Westin Hotel & Convention Center, which includes 30,000 square feet of space dedicated to displays, presentations, competitions, marketplace Continue reading →
This year at BrickWorld, we shot a video coverage of the convention that features short clips of fans and builders talking about LEGO. This started when Tyler (Legohaulic) brought the idea along with a brick-built TBB microphone. Everything happened spontaneously and we are able to share with you the faces and voices of many LEGO Continue reading →
My apologies for slacking off on the last two days of our 2009 BrickWorld coverage (unless you’d rather read what I write at past 3 a.m. for both nights). Now that the event is over and I’m back with a nightmare of bricks to sort, I’ll wrap things up with a few concluding words. This Continue reading →
Continuing coverage of this year’s BrickWorld, I bring you photos from Friday of the four day weekend event. A few noteworthy news items to mention include an unofficial announcement that LEGO will be producing Disney themed sets starting with Toy Story, Cars, and Prince of Persia. Also, BrickArms and BrickForge bring new items and colors Continue reading →
BrickWorld kicked off today in Chicago with over 550 attendees displaying 25,000 square feet of LEGO creations. The event tops records as the largest convention in the US. Over the course of the weekend I will be uploading pictures to my Flickr gallery in addition to collecting links to photos by other attendees. For now, Continue reading →
With only 4 days left to register for BrickWorld, a record setting number of more than 440 registrants is bringing registration to its capacity at 480. If you’re still sitting on the fence, what are you waiting for? A comprehensive schedule of all four days’ events has just been posted, with LEGO’s CEO Jørgen Vig Continue reading →
Among the many collaborative displays at BrickWorld, a new micro-city display has been announced. To participate, construct one or more micropolis modules to add to the huge city layout. The micropolis standard can be found here. Above layout by TwinLUG. For more examples, visit the Micropolis ‘Bad Day’ building contest at Reasonably Clever.
BrickWorld, one of the largest fan-run LEGO conventions in the US taking place in Chicago from June 18-21, is approaching in less than a month. There are only 7 days left to register for the event to join thousands of LEGO fans of all ages and see more than 20,000 square feet of LEGO display Continue reading →
Registration is now open for BrickWorld 2009, the annually held LEGO convention in Chicago. Last year the event attracted around 300 attendees and dedicated 20,000 square feet of ballroom space to display their amazing LEGO creations. For only $50, you can register for this four day event hosted at the luxurious 5 star Westin Hotel Continue reading →
Here is the final installment of the Brickworld 2008 photos from me. The four days have been a blast with seeing all the great LEGO creations and meeting friends and making new ones. Here is the Saturday gallery. Sunday brings the second public display day and the wrap up with the closing ceremony and tear Continue reading →
Public hours at BrickWorld 2008 are wrapping up as I type this, and I hope Nannan is taking a well-deserved break from the fantastic coverage he’s been bringing those of us who couldn’t make it to Chicago this year. To tide everybody over until Nannan’s next post, here are some blog posts and photos I’ve Continue reading →
It is Saturday at Brickworld 2008, and today is when the public come to tour the displays. Here are pictures taken in the morning through mid-afternoon, courtesy of The Brothers Brick’s fastest service to bring you the latest.