Meet The 14 Year Old Who Built A LEGO Model of Manhattan

Meet The 14 Year Old Who Built A LEGO Model of Manhattan
The not yet completed freestyle build of Dubai

Freestyle LEGO build of Manhattan

This past week, as I was scrolling through my Twitter feed reading about Trump’s lies, police brutality, Covid-19 death tolls, heatwaves, wildfires and hurricanes – I was stopped by a video of a remarkable semblance of LEGO bricks built to emulate the entire island of Manhattan. I was blown away. Given that I’m familiar with most available LEGO products I knew it was – as the brick builders call them – a freestyle build. Meaning it’s not from a kit, there are no directions and it is built entirely from one’s imagination using LEGO bricks. (more…)

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A New Book Exposes The Dark Side of LEGO. And It’s Beautiful.

Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark

Beautiful LEGO 2: Dark is a follow up to last year’s popular book Beautiful LEGO by Mike Doyle. This newly published hardcover book features Gothic, Mecha, Beastly and many other darker incarnations of miniature sculptures, all made with LEGO bricks. (more…)

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