See what inspires people to want to try their hands at building something awesome. Read about the work behind the sets, both from the fan designer’s side and the LEGO designers who got to turn a cool idea into a real LEGO model. Then check out the different models and see if one of these collectible toys inspires you!
International Space Station
The International Space Station (ISS) is a true marvel of engineering, an immense orbiting laboratory that has maintained a continuous human presence in space since November 2000 and is the largest human-made structure that exists off the Earth. This awesome LEGO® Ideas model marks our ten-year anniversary and is a small tribute to that huge structure, packed with details and functions that will be a pleasure to build and a delight to display.
Fossils tell stories of their time; stories of evolutionary successes and dead-ends, of turbulent lives and complicated ecosystems, and help us piece together the steps that evolution took during these mysterious epochs in life on Earth.
Produced in 1928, Steamboat Willie was Disney’s first cartoon with fully synchronized sound, a soundtrack and the very first public appearance of the famous mouse who became one of the world’s most loved characters. The creativity and determination behind the cartoon are also part of LEGO® Ideas’ creative building ethos, making the buildable model a perfect fit for the theme.
Debuting in the fall of 1960, The Flintstones soon became a hit cartoon, reflecting everyday issues in a Stone Age setting while being appealing to both young and old viewers. The creative building set was designed to be fun for kids and nostalgic for adults, containing lots of entertaining and instantly recognizable details while maintaining the well-known humor and fun of the cartoon.
This amazing, LEGO® Ideas brick-built collectible pop-up book contains elements for 2 stories, Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk, that fans can build and then play out the stories however they like. 2 fan designers from North America collaborated over 2 years to bring the creative, buildable pop-up book model to life in LEGO bricks! How cool is that?
Voltron is a huge buildable robot warrior model made up of 5 mechanical lions, piloted by brave space explorers from the Galaxy Alliance. Together they form the mighty Voltron and defend the universe from monstrous Robeasts controlled by the wicked king Zarkon. The cartoon was introduced in 1984, as an American adaptation of the Japanese Beast King GoLion. Now you can build this collectible version for yourself!
The iconic Light Cycle fits perfectly into the LEGO® Ideas world, filled with fine detailing, smooth lines and curves that match the movie version and really recreate the vehicle. Designed to roll smoothly for play or be on display, the collectible Light Cycle stands as a fundamental element of the TRON universe, brought to life as a buildable model.
Full of unique and fun details while offering a challenge as difficult as building an actual ship in a bottle, this LEGO® Ideas model combines crazy building techniques with new elements that help add to the thrill. As well, the model designers worked to incorporate classic elements to give the model a nostalgic LEGO feel while reflecting a more modern LEGO style. This set can make a creative gift for a sea-loving LEGO fan!
The Saturn V was a massive multi-stage rocket used in the Apollo program in the 1960s and 1970s. Now the Apollo 11 Mission version of that impressive rocket has been recreated in LEGO® bricks, by fans who love creative building just like you. The buildable model is full of authentic details, including 3 stages and a separate brick-built Lunar Landing module. The set is sturdy enough for play, while also looking great on display and makes a creative and unique gift.