The LEGO Group picks up seven awards out of the 16 categories featured in the prestigious 22nd annual Toy of the Year event. The seven awards won is a significant achievement and leap from the four awards in 2021 and three awards obtained in 2020.
LEGO has revealed a Boutique Hotel as the 17th Modular building in the highly popular theme. Celebrating 15 years of modular buildings in 2022, the latest addition will feature easter eggs from the very first release to last year’s 10278 Police Station for LEGO fans to discover and enjoy the hidden gems. The 10297 LEGO Boutique Hotel comes with 3,066 pieces will be available on the 1st of January 2022. It will retail for US $199.99 | CAN $269.99 | UK £179.99.
The official LEGO Architecture series since its launch in 2008 with a total of at least 54 sets continues to delight us after over a decade. The latest showcase is the continuation of the skyline series and a revisit to representing the Republic of Singapore with an expanded view of the city since the release of the Marina Bay Sands landmark building showcase. The set was built by Senior Designer Rok Zgalin Kobe and features prominent locations in Singapore from the iconic Marina Bay Sands, OCBC Centre, One Raffles Place, Lau Pa Sat, Gardens by the Bay, Boat Quay and The Fullerton Hotel. With a landmass area of only 710 Km2 (270 sq. miles) and one of the most densely populated countries in the world, Singapore hosts and a wide variety of unique architectures that reflect a spectrum of modern and century-old buildings. The LEGO Architecture 21057 Singapore skyline set comes with 827 pieces and will be available on January 1st 2022 for US $59.99 | CAN $79.99 | UK £54.99.
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German LEGO retailer JB Spielwaren revealed today the upcoming LEGO Collectible Minifigure Series 22 (71032). The minifigures will be released in blind packs consisting of 12 characters to collect. Based on the pricing of the previous series the minifigures will be priced at USD $4.99 and CAN $4.99. With reference to the online listing, the blind packs will be available on 1st January 2022.
Weekends are the days that I reserve to unwind from a busy week, and what better way to do it than to let the pressure off and wind up someone, or in this case, a feature of a wind-up penguin. This cute and clever waddling was created by Peter Zieske . It’s always a delight to see how the LEGO curvy shell element is used to shape the belly of this flightless bird.
Watch it in action, and don’t forget to wait to the end for the blooper reel.
LEGO has unveiled the final two Advent Calendar themes for 2021 and a Micro-dolls are featured in the Friends set instead of the usual Mini-dolls. These will be available for purchase in September 2021.
Builder Kos Brick flexes his building skills with these very accurate looking Floppy Disks from the early days before computer hard drives became the de-facto way of booting up Operating Systems and storing data. You can now build your own LEGO floppy diskettes with the video instructions he’s provided. Continue reading
A Haloween special featuring a collaboration with the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm will be airing on 1st October exclusively on Disney+ titled Star Wars: Terrifying Tales.
The US summer wave of LEGO sets is now available for purchase on LEGO online store including popular themes such as Star Wars, Minecraft, Creator Expert and LEGO Ideas.