A Look At LEGO…. Lifestyle Lighting
Mar30

A Look At LEGO…. Lifestyle Lighting

As a recognised media outlet, BricksFanz gets access to various press releases for almost all new LEGO® set reveals. For many years now various new LEGO set press packs have been accompanied by a fabled folder of images simply known as ‘Lifestyle’. These wondersome visuals portray LEGO sets in the wilds of the home, be they neatly sitting on a shelf, hanging out on a desk or cheerfully spread across the floor as if thrown...

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A Look At LEGO…. Ghostbusters
Oct31

A Look At LEGO…. Ghostbusters

Happy Halloween, it’s that time of the year when ghosts, monsters and various scary folk get up to all sorts of mischief. And who you gonna call when such things occur? The Ghostbusters of course. Those paranormal investigators burst onto the scene in the 80s classic, Ghostbusters and over 30 years later they made their LEGO debut. The Ghostbusters entered the world of LEGO via CUUSOO, the platform which allowed LEGO fans to...

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A Look At LEGO…. X Partnerships
Sep04

A Look At LEGO…. X Partnerships

If you’re reading this, you are most likely a LEGO® fan. But your fandom can now extend beyond the bricks thanks to an increasing number of partnerships with other iconic brands. This year has seen the LEGO Group join forces with a record number of other companies for various LEGO inspired product lines. But who have LEGO partnered with or are soon to be partnered with? Here’s a round-up of these LEGO link-ups. LEGO X...

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A Look At LEGO…. Fairgrounds
May14

A Look At LEGO…. Fairgrounds

With the announcement of a new LEGO® fairground set, I thought it was the perfect time to take a look at some of the other sets which are part of the same style of sets. Most of them are a sub-theme of the Creator Expert line, although the Haunted House is part of the new ‘AFOL’ line. There are also a couple of LEGO City sets with a fairground twist. Plus sets from the Creator 3-in-1 and Hidden Side themes. There are many...

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A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30
Sep19

A Look At LEGO…. Pirates At 30

Y’arr me hearties today be National Talk like a Pirate Day so we thought we’d set sail for one of LEGOLAND’s most beloved themes and take A Look at LEGO…. Pirates, which is also celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. The Pirates LEGO theme first launched way back in 1989 and featured Minifigure pirates, soldiers and islanders along with system sets including sailing ships, desert islands and military...

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Celebrating 10 Years Of LEGO Winter Village
Sep13

Celebrating 10 Years Of LEGO Winter Village

Back in 2009 Christmas became a little more special with the release of the first festive set in the LEGO® Creator Expert subtheme lovely known as Winter Village. Every years since a new set has joined the ranks and helped to inspire builders to create their own festive displays. With the announcement of the Gingerbread House, the Winter Village range marks its tenth set release and its tenth anniversary. But with the Gingerbread...

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LEGO Fabuland At 40
Aug31

LEGO Fabuland At 40

Forty years ago and long before the cross-product success of Bionicle, NINJAGO and CHIMA, plus more recent story-driven themes such as Hidden Side, the LEGO Group created a whole new theme aimed at young children that would sit between DUPLO and the standard LEGO® System range. Released in 1979, Fabuland was the first theme that LEGO created which went beyond the brick, by also encompassing storybooks, clothing and a great stop-motion...

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