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32 90 YEARS IN ARTEFACTS Learn secrets from LEGO history in this look at rarely seen items from the archives.

46 COVER TORBEN PLAGBORG Find out how the 9V theme was developed at a time when the future of Trains was in doubt.

74 COVER BJARNE P TVESKOV The designer talks about taking Space beyond Classic with Futuron, Blacktron and a monorail.

92 COVER HENK VAN DER DOES What does a model coach do? Henk reveals how he helps designers elevate their LEGO sets.

100 COVER INSIDE THE FACTORY Enjoy a rare visual tour of the LEGO factory, where plastic pellets are turned into bricks.

106 COVER STEEN SIG ANDERSEN Steen shares stories of what it was like to be a designer on Town and Castle in the 1980s.


52 VESPA 125 The iconic Vespa is realised as a LEGO model, built with light royal blue pieces.

59 SPEED CHAMPIONS Cars from different eras join the line-up in five new sets from the high-octane theme.

64 LUIGI'S MANSION LEGO Super Mario adapts a specific series of games in a new wave of sets focusing on Luigi.

66 DAGNY HOLM – MASTER BUILDER Is the new LEGO House exclusive set a must-buy souvenir?


30 COVER WOODEN DUCK The first of three classic toys recreated as palmsized LEGO builds.

70 COVER FERGUSON TRACTOR Follow the steps to build a mini replica of a toy that was a smash-hit in the 1950s.

80 COVER WOODWORKING SHOP Daniel Konstanski lovingly recreates the old woodworking shop based on the original plans.

98 COVER HORSE AND BUGGY Another vintage LEGO toy is realised with modern bricks – no yo-yos required.

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