In addition to the best LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick also brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the second week of June 2017.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: TBB reports from LEGO headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and we get to escape the rathtars ourselves. I’ve got a bad feeling about this.
- Interview with LEGO Star Wars designers — We sat down with the LEGO Star Wars Design Director as well as the Graphic Designer to pick their brains about how your favorite sets go from concept to finished product.
- Three huge LEGO dinosaurs move into LEGO House — TBB reports live from the nearly-completed LEGO House that three massive dinosaurs now calls home. One each of DUPLO, TECHNIC and a SYSTEM, each dinosaur is three meters tall!
- Advance look inside LEGO House reveals dinosaurs and mountains — TBB got a behind-the-scenes peek at some of the impressive models, displays, and creative experiences in the LEGO House in Billund, opening September 28th
- Review of LEGO Star Wars 75180 Rathtar Escape — With this playset, you get raging rathtars, new Star Wars minifigs (Kinjiklub and Guavian death gangs!) and the classic aging pair of Han Solo and Chewbacca.
- Review of LEGO City Jungle 60161 Jungle Exploration Site — We dive into this huge set to check out all the new elements from the Jungle theme, like the jaguar, spider, and kayak, plus eight awesome minifigures.
- The Brothers Brick 2017 Readers’ Survey — Speaking of Han Solo, this is your last week to win 75105 Millennium Falcon by filling out our TBB Readers’ Survey. We want to hear what you think about what we do.
OTHER LEGO NEWS: This week had a few other interesting LEGO-related news articles, so here are the best of the rest.
- Adam Savage and Tested Crew Build the Epic LEGO Saturn V Rocket, Nerdist — Do you even knoll!? The Tested crew tackle another hard-to-find LEGO set and discover the true pleasures of advanced SNOT techniques.
- Meet a giant Wonder Woman and her DC pals, made of LEGO, CNET — The Art of the Brick: DC Superheroes jumps across the pond from London to Washington D.C. to save the day! Nathan Sawaya used more than two million bricks to bring these classic comics to life.
- Biggest mosaic made of LEGO bricks in Malaysia unveiled, The Sun Daily — This eight meter by 3 meter mosaic made of 87,000 bricks in Malaysia kicks off its “Let’s Go Raya” celebration. A fan-built Kampung House Diorama is also on display.