WATCH: LEGO designer Niek van Slagmaat breaks down his most iconic sets
Join LEGO designer Niek van Slagmaat as he breaks down his most iconic LEGO sets, from BOOST and Voltron to basically every recent NINJAGO mech.
Did you know that a Hidden Side set almost broke the conventional rules of LEGO play, or that two of the LEGO Group’s designers generally aren’t allowed to work together? Mech master Niek van Slagmaat shares these secrets and more in his video breakdown of his most iconic sets, which you can find on the Brick Fanatics YouTube channel right now.
We caught up with Niek in Billund, the home of the brick, to talk all things LEGO – from his very first set 17101 BOOST Creative Toolbox through to this year’s 71785 Jay’s Titan Mech. Across 10 different sets, the designer charts his entire career with the LEGO Group, offering new and unique insights into the development process along the way.
Hit play on the video above to check out our chat in full, and make sure to subscribe to the Brick Fanatics YouTube channel for more designer deep dives in the near future.
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