Lego Art World Map set boasts more than 11,000 pieces – the most in a set ever
LEGO launching its first-ever LGBTQ set for Pride MonthThe set has 11 monochrome figures that make up colors of the rainbow, a symbol of pride.USA TODAYLego wants to show you the world. All 11,695 pieces of it.The toymaker announced Tuesday the release of a Lego Art World Map, a new set that’s more than 3 feet wide and contains the most Lego pieces in any set ever.The set features customizable pins so users can either mark places they’ve visited or destinations they hope to visit soon. Users can also customize the look of the oceans, either sticking to instructions inspired by bathymetric mapping of the ocean floor, or placing them in their own unique patterns, said the company.”We know that our adult fans love to travel, but many haven’t been able to do so for over a year now,” said Fiorella Groves, the creative lead for Lego Art, in a statement. “We thought that there was no better way of helping explore the world while relaxing in the comfort of their home than by allowing them to build, rebuild, plan and reminisce through building.”The set, which costs $249.99, also features a white brick-built frame and two hanging elements for display. The map will first launch at Lego stores and on Lego’s website June 1 before releasing at other retailers on Aug. 1.Ask HR: What incentives can I offer employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine?Social media: 180,000 sign petitions urging Facebook to scrap an Instagram for kidsFollow Brett Molina on Twitter: @brettmolina23.