The Lego appreciation thread

I couldn't figure out how to embed the pics from my phone, but every time I go through those, I catch new details. I already told Mr. Z if it comes out just like this, we're getting it, damn the pricetag! I think if it has the paintball details he'd get it regardless.
 
ASML (the semiconductor company) unveiled a custom LEGO art mural entitled “Serene Ultraviolet Waterfall” at its research and development manufacturing facility in Wilton, Connecticut. It took more than two months for professional brick artist Jessica ‘Ragzy’ Ewud to assemble the piece, which spans 20 feet wide by 5 feet high, It features more than 70,000 LEGO bricks. Selected out of thousands to compete on Fox’s hit television series “LEGO Masters,” Ewud’s finalist piece was displayed at LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, California. (SeeGreatArt)


 
ASML (the semiconductor company) unveiled a custom LEGO art mural entitled “Serene Ultraviolet Waterfall” at its research and development manufacturing facility in Wilton, Connecticut. It took more than two months for professional brick artist Jessica ‘Ragzy’ Ewud to assemble the piece, which spans 20 feet wide by 5 feet high, It features more than 70,000 LEGO bricks. Selected out of thousands to compete on Fox’s hit television series “LEGO Masters,” Ewud’s finalist piece was displayed at LEGOLAND in Carlsbad, California. (SeeGreatArt)


It has a very commodore 64 look to it.
 
Oh, bother...

INTRODUCING LEGO® IDEAS 21326 WINNIE THE POOH

This Winnie the Pooh set will be available to purchase on the 18th March for LEGO VIP members and otherwise from the 1st of April for all others from shop.LEGO.com and LEGO stores around the world, for a recommended retail price of US $99.99 – CA $139.99 – DE €99.99 – UK £89.99 – FR €109.99 – DK 899DKK (*EURO pricing varies by country. For regional prices please visit shop.LEGO.com).

Submitted to LEGO Ideas in 2019, Ben told us "I love Winnie the Pooh and remember my parents reading it to me as a child. I now read the same Winnie the Pooh stories to my children, so it is certainly something dear to my heart. I decided to make the set so that my children could bring to life our bedtime stories but never quite expected the positive reaction it has received.” You can learn more about Ben Alder in his 10K Club Interview.

Ben's nostalgic creation was brought to life as an official LEGO Ideas set by LEGO Model Designer Ilia Gotlib and LEGO Graphic Designer Ashwin Visser. The incredible new LEGO elements representing the various characters were designed by LEGO Element Designers, Felipe Telles, Anne Chen, Simon Wilson.

 
LEGO 10283 NASA Space Shuttle Discovery with Hubble Revealed

2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the first NASA Space Shuttle flight in 1981, and LEGO is marking the occasion by launching its biggest shuttle set yet. 10283 NASA Space Shuttle Discovery rings in at 2,354 pieces and features the iconic orbiter on its most famous mission, STS-31. This 1990 mission launched the renowned Hubble Telescope, which is still in operation. The new 18+ Creator Expert set will be available starting April 1, and will retail for US $199.99 | CAN $TBD | UK £169.99.




LEGO sat down with Dr. Kathy Sullivan, a former astronaut who served as a mission specialist on STS-31, to reveal the set and discuss the mission to launch Hubble, as well as talk about engaging children in STEM and space exploration. The full interview can be viewed on LEGO.com/gobeyond.



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