Beautiful LEGO

“Far from child’s play. An astonishing collection.” —Publishers Weekly

Mix hundreds of thousands of LEGO bricks with dozens of artists, and what do you get? Beautiful LEGO, a compendium of LEGO artwork that showcases a stunning array of pieces ranging from incredibly lifelike replicas of everyday objects and famous monuments to imaginative renderings of spaceships, mansions, and mythical creatures.

You’ll also meet the minds behind the art. Interviews with the artists take you inside the creative process that turns simple, plastic bricks into remarkable LEGO masterpieces.

“Building is like making art while simultaneously solving a puzzle,
with the satisfaction of doing both.”
—Nannan Zhang

“Bins of thousands of pieces—that’s stored kinetic potential.”
—Lino Martins

“LEGO bricks let me create anything I can imagine.”
—Nathan Sawaya

Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Ramón and Amador Alfaro Marcilla
Chapter 2. Mmmmm
Chapter 3. Everyday Wonderful
Chapter 4. Attic Treasures
Chapter 5. Jordan Schwartz
Chapter 6. CubeDudes™
Chapter 7. Go Ask Alice
Chapter 8. Nathan Sawaya
Chapter 9. Monsters, Aliens, and Creatures
Chapter 10. Tweets
Chapter 11. Plastic Menagerie
Chapter 12. Mike Nieves
Chapter 13. Quite the Character
Chapter 14. All Dolled Up
Chapter 15. Arthur Gugick
Chapter 16. Mike Doyle
Chapter 17. Urban Planning
Chapter 18. Nannan Zhang
Chapter 19. Mosaics
Chapter 20. On the Road
Chapter 21. Lino Martins
Chapter 22. Mecha
Chapter 23. The Final Frontier
Chapter 24. Striders
Chapter 25. MicroBots
Chapter 26. Meta
Chapter 27. Bad Days
Chapter 28. Iain Heath
Chapter 29. Pythonscape
Chapter 30. Faraway Lands

Book Details

  • Paperback: 280 pages
  • Publisher: No Starch Press (September 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1593275080
  • ISBN-13: 978-1593275082
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