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LEGO Celebrates Future Female Leaders of Tomorrow

To celebrate International Women’s Day, LEGO has recreated the iconic 1981 ad and recognizing the female leaders of tomorrow. They are launching a new campaign to encourage young women on their journey to becoming the decision makers, role models and changemakers of the future – whatever their interests, passions or career aspirations may be.

Visit LEGO.com/futurebuilders and parents can upload an image of their child holding their LEGO creation and you can get a poster back in a similar style of the old ad. Read more about it below.

Celebrating the female leaders of tomorrow as the LEGO Group recreates iconic 1980s advert

The LEGO Group is calling on families to help celebrate the skills, interests and creative potential of the next generation of female leaders by recreating its iconic 1981 LEGO® advert.

On the 40th anniversary of the ‘What it is is beautiful’ advert, the LEGO Group is launching the campaign to support this year’s International Women’s Day on March 8. The campaign is designed to encourage and champion today’s young women on their journey to becoming the decision makers, role models and changemakers of the future – whatever their interests, passions or career aspirations may be.

By visiting LEGO.com/futurebuilders, parents and legal guardians can find inspiration and submit a photo of their child holding their LEGO creation, along with a few words that describe their child’s creative approach. A unique poster, in the style of the iconic 1980s advert, will then be emailed back (Available in English or German) – ready to be

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LEGO Ideas The Office (SoGenius106) Achieves 10,000 Supporters

The Office by SoGenius106 is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. I’ve lost count on how many Office projects have reached the goal but this one also features the Dunder Mifflin office with minifigures of pretty much all of the main characters.

The project now joins The Shire, the Hobbithole of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, Among Us: The Skeld Detailed Map, The Office, Castle of Lord Afol and the Black Knights, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, The House of Chocolate, The Simpsons – The Krusty Burger, Asterix and Obelix, 4½-Litre 1927-31 Bentley ‘Blower’, Scania Next Generation S730, The Karate Kid “Wax On, Wax Off”, Hyrule Castle (The Legend of Zelda), Metroid: Samus Aran’s Gunship, NASA’s SLS & Artemis, Lego Bookends, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Paradise, Claus Toys, Baba Yaga, The Castle of Brickwood Forest, A Nice Day at the Farm, The Forth Bridge, The Sewing Workshop, The King’s Castle, The Nightmare Before Christmas – Halloween Town, Train Bookends, The Polar Express, The Trulli of Alberobello, Jazz Quartet, My LEGO Totoro (Feat. Cat Bus), A Map of Middle Earth, Marine Life, Via Rail Canada – The Canadian, Steampunk Airship, SpaceX Starship and Super Heavy (BFR), Ancient Greek Temple, and Succulent Garden as the ones to reach the First 2021 Review Stage.

LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh (21326) Designer Video

The LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh (21326) was announced this morning and at the same time, LEGO has also released the designer video for the set. Designers Ilia Gotlib talks about some of the details that go into the set including the inside of Pooh’s house. LEGO Element designers Felipe Silva Telles and Simon Wilson talk about some of the new parts for the set such as the molds for the characters. Graphic designer Ashwin Visser talks about the expressions on the characters’ faces. There are also some Easter eggs dedicated to the fan designer Ben Alder.

The LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh (21326) will be available starting on March 18 for VIPs and April 1 for the general public.

LEGO Ideas Succulent Garden Achieves 10,000 Supporters

The Succulent Garden by Succulent Joe is the latest project to achieve 10,000 supporters on LEGO Ideas. The build is based on some succulent plants that are arranged in a visually appealing way and it is the 36th project to hit 10k votes in a single round which is a new record.

The project now joins The Shire, the Hobbithole of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins, Among Us: The Skeld Detailed Map, The Office, Castle of Lord Afol and the Black Knights, The X-Files: I Want to Believe, The House of Chocolate, The Simpsons – The Krusty Burger, Asterix and Obelix, 4½-Litre 1927-31 Bentley ‘Blower’, Scania Next Generation S730, The Karate Kid “Wax On, Wax Off”, Hyrule Castle (The Legend of Zelda), Metroid: Samus Aran’s Gunship, NASA’s SLS & Artemis, Lego Bookends, Animal Crossing: New Horizons Paradise, Claus Toys, Baba Yaga, The Castle of Brickwood Forest, A Nice Day at the Farm, The Forth Bridge, The Sewing Workshop, The King’s Castle, The Nightmare Before Christmas – Halloween Town, Train Bookends, The Polar Express, The Trulli of Alberobello, Jazz Quartet, My LEGO Totoro (Feat. Cat Bus), A Map of Middle Earth, Marine Life, Via Rail Canada – The Canadian, Steampunk Airship, SpaceX Starship and Super Heavy (BFR), and Ancient Greek Temple as the ones to reach the First 2021 Review Stage.

LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh (21326) Officially Announced

It’s taken a while but LEGO has officially announced the next LEGO Ideas set with Winnie the Pooh (21326). Coming in at 1,265 pieces, the set retails for $99.99 and will be available on March 18 for VIPs and April 1 for the general public. Designed by Ben Alder, the set features Pooh’s house under the oak tree in the Hundred Acre Wood. The set also features five characters with Pooh, Piglet, Tigger, Rabbit, and Eeyore, each with their own accessories. Check out the press release and more images of the set below.


RETURN TO THE HUNDRED ACRE WOOD WITH THE NEW LEGO® IDEAS WINNIE THE POOH SET

4th March 2021: Today, LEGO® is inviting Winnie the Pooh fans to embrace nostalgia and return to the picturesque Hundred Acre Wood with its new LEGO Ideas Winnie the Pooh set – based on original designs by LEGO builder and superfan Ben Alder. Beneath a large oak tree, complete with beehives and bees, Pooh’s house takes centre stage. The house can be opened up to unveil a whole host of furniture and unique items, such as the “Pooh-coo” Clock, box of “Pooh sticks”, Tigger’s locket, and of course, plenty of honey pots – both full and empty!

A. A. Milne’s wonderful tales of Christopher Robin’s adventures have amazed readers of all ages for almost a century and have become even more memorable thanks to the television and film adaptations that have truly brought the characters’ world to life.

LEGO superfan Ben Alder originally submitted the concept to

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