Tips for keeping track of your LEGO collection

Every LEGO fan reaches a point where they can no longer remember which sets they own and which they don't – here are our tips for keeping track of your every-growing LEGO collection. With the holiday season over, the New…

Which LEGO themes paved the way for LEGO Friends?

LEGO Friends is celebrating its 10th anniversary. The real-world theme originally focused on girls, to bring more children into the creative world of the LEGO brick – but the company had tried to do that several times before... While LEGO

The best elements from 10 years of LEGO Friends

LEGO Friends has its own unique aesthetic, with cute designs and no desire to make everything completely realistic. Buildings can incorporate huge slides, elephants are blue and the rabbits have eyelashes longer than most models. Over its first decade, LEGO

Five must-read features in Blocks magazine Issue 87

We’re back with Issue 87 of Blocks, the LEGO magazine for fans, with 116 pages of exclusive interviews, the latest LEGO news and… Imperial troops have entered the base! It's time to join General Veers in the cockpit of the…

How to make a LEGO Star Wars Hoth display on a budget

What if you can't afford LEGO Star Wars 75313 AT-AT? Or what if you've just bought it and want some models to complement it? You can build a LEGO Hoth display from The Empire Strikes Back without breaking the bank…

LEGO stud shooters – pieces fans love to hate

LEGO stud shooters – after being introduced in Star Wars, they're in themes including NINJAGO, Friends and Super Heroes. Why do fans dislike these playful parts so much? A not so long time ago in a LEGO galaxy, far, far…