In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the final week of May 2021.
TBB NEWS AND REVIEWS We learn more about the largest LEGO set ever released, hear from designer Matthew Ashton on the Everyone is Awesome set, and interview Daniel Konstanski, the author of the The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks book to be released in 2022.
- LEGO Art 31203: World Map – We found out how the largest LEGO set ever stacks up with an in-depth review.
- LEGO Art reveals 31203 World Map mosaic as biggest LEGO set of all time with 11,695 pieces – We answered the question of what is the largest LEGO set by parts count… the massive map of the world art set.
- Everyone IS Awesome LEGO set designer Matthew Ashton talks about the importance of inclusivity and the LEGO 40516 Everyone is Awesome set.
- LEGO deals on Amazon US with 20% discounts We covered some great LEGO deals on Amazon US for City, Technic, Star Wars, Jurrasic Park, and more.
- LEGO bricks crushed under hydraulic press to create a donut Here’s a perfect treat for LEGO Homer Simpson, a massive (at Minifig scale) doughnut made from colorful bricks.
- Writing The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks with Daniel Konstanski – Read our exclusive interview and learn more about the author behind the upcoming book.
OTHER NEWS We hear directly from the LEGO Designer on the creation of the LEGO Star Wars R2-D2, a GTA V LEGO add on, and hear from Will Arnett from Stephen Colbert’s uncut interview.
- How 7 ‘smart toys’ are protecting kids’ data and safety The World Economic Forum has announced the seven finalists for the inaugural Smart Toy Awards, and LEGO made the cut.
- Franklin’s McLaren Turned Into LEGO Racer, Becomes Super-Fast GTA V Getaway Car It turns out that a getaway car made from LEGO is pretty darn fast… who knew?
- Get the latest update about the upcoming book for AFOLs The author of a new book: The Secret Life of LEGO Bricks talks about some of the material fans can look forward to.
- LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 | LEGO Designer Video 75308 Check out the LEGO Designer video all about the galaxy’s most famous droid.
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and interview with Will “LEGO Batman” Arnett show host of the upcoming US LEGO Masters Season 2