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A beautiful visual celebration of the iconic LEGO® minifigure—its history, evolution, and status as a cultural icon.
The LEGO® minifigure is one of the most recognizable and collectible toys on the planet. Over the span of 40 years it has evolved from a simple yellow figurine to a global pop culture icon. This landmark volume celebrates the colorful history, evolving design, and lasting impact of the one and only LEGO minifigure. Driven by compelling interviews and essays, lush photography, infographics, and never-before-seen visuals from inside the LEGO archives and beyond, this book is a wide-reaching visual exploration of why the minifigure matters—as a beloved toy and as a singular cultural icon.
MUST-HAVE: The ultimate celebration of the LEGO minifigure, this book explores the minifigure from all angles.
FOR ALL LEGO FANS: This book is perfect for all LEGO fans, from avid collectors and super fans seeking new, never-before-published content, to anyone who grew up with the iconic minifigure, looking to explore the history of the toy they know and love.
GLOBAL ICON: The LEGO minifigure has captivated the world for 40 years. Connecting LEGO lovers old and young, this tiny yellow figure captures the joy at the heart of the LEGO brand.
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About the Author
Brian Barrett is the News Editor at WIRED, where he helps guide and write daily coverage across of a variety of topics. Prior to WIRED he was the editor in chief of the tech and culture site Gizmodo and a business reporter for the Yomiuri Shimbun, Japan's largest daily newspaper. His work has also appeared in the Real Simple, Details, Country Living, New Yorker and New York magazine online, and more.
"Not only does it showcase some of the Minifigures LEGO have it also goes deeper and explores the humble origins of the much beloved characters and Minifigures we know today, from concept sketches to the final product, you’ll be hooked from start to finish."
—The Brick Post