The LEGO Art World Map (31203) is now the company’s largest set ever with 11,695-pieces, which lets you create a pixel-like recreation of the Earth from 2D tiles. How does it work? You use customizable brick-built pins that can be put in certain spots to mark out destinations already visited or highlight those still on your bucket list.
The LEGO Group has revealed their all-new Spider-Man Daily Bugle (76178) set, which is essentially a miniature replica of the iconic newspaper building, complete with editor J. Jonah Jameson’s, and Peter Parker’s offices. Standing 2.7ft (82cm) tall and consisting of 3,772-pieces, it’s exquisitely detailed both inside and out, with the set comprised of three floors, the front street as well as the back alley.
Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night was painted in June 1889 and shows the view from the east-facing window of his asylum room at Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, just before sunrise, with the addition of a make believe village added in for ambience. One brick artist recreated this famous scene using LEGO and their set is becoming a reality. That’s right, soon this masterpiece can be sitting on your desk, minifigure van Gogh, easel, painting pallete and all.
Just when you thought a LEGO set with a few hundred pieces was tough to put together, this 150-million piece diorama is here to set a new world record. This Lord of the Rings-inspired masterpiece can be found at Shenzhen’s Smaerd Land in China, and it took an entire team to assemble. To be more specific, it spans 2,060-square-feet, 50 designers / brick builders and 3-years to put together this 150 million piece behemoth.
Many Star Wars fans may not remember the many action figures released in the 1970s by Kenner, but for those who do, this Millennium Falcon toy may bring back some memories. Despite the original Star Wars film being released in May 1977, Kenner was not prepared for the unprecedented response to the film and the high demand for toys, mainly due to George Lucas’s hesitation to provide character / vehicle designs for fear his creations would be copied by rivals.