To celebrate the launch of
The HOUSE OFLEGO DOTS, a new arts and craft theme that will arrive in shops on March 1.
“To launchduring the opening event. “We invited Camille to bring
“So the result of our partnership, our playing together, is the HOUSE OF
Located in Coal Drop Yard in the Kings Cross area of London, UK, the HOUSE OF
Upon entering the house, visitors find themselves in a living room featuring chairs, a coffee table and a plant pot. Defined cubic shapes have been used for all of the features, with most of them covered in single
“The first room is a full-on immersive experience, where you just come in and there is this wow factor,” Camille tells Brick Fanatics. “I like the idea of people coming closely and seeing how the new tile is used to create so many textures, then you move to the kitchen, which is really bold, I think is my favourite room. I love it because it is more like what I do with my studio in London, my team are quite graphic and bold.”
In the kitchen, huge sections of the wall are covered in LEGO DOTS. Schoolchildren from Kings Cross Academy designed colourful
The kitchen houses the first opportunity for guests to get hands-on with the new product and dot their own bracelet while sitting at the dining table. Upstairs, the colour palette changes in the bedroom, with tiles available that match the room’s hues. This time, visitors can dot a
“I wanted to do something really chunky for kids, so it is a kid’s room,” Camille explains. “I thought about the dream kid’s room, what it could be, so much more pastel-ly colours. I found the colour palette a bit more tutti frutti – it looks like you want to eat everything in there. Colours and stripes, low seats and soft cushions just like candies – and a bunk bed, I would love to have had as a kid.”
In the bathroom there is a stark contrast between the black and white décor and the pink balls that fill the tub. The floor around the bath and the sink are completely covered in black and white 1×1 tiles, with occasional splashed of blue illustrating where the water has overflowed.
The final room is a mirrored disco room, with the
Camille is delighted to be sharing what, until its completion over the past few days, was only a concept: “It is amazing to create a fantasy house where push your creativity to the maximum, to make the kids see how creativity can be applied and that there are no rules.”