Media praise for Beautiful LEGO

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"Mike Doyle's book Beautiful Lego shows the breathtaking and amusing things that you get if you let artists and hobbyists play with a building toy...The photos bring out the fine details of the creations and the interviews are interesting."
-- Marshall Payatt, CASA Magazine, Lego builder with works in the collections of the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and the Dreier Museum of Santa Barbara

"A book to read and view.. an amazing collection of art using just the bricks of LEGO. Inspiration <-- this is a book for it." Full Review >
-- Jose Betancur,

"Our 4.5 years old boy is a big fan of Lego stuff, so I just can't say no when I see this book available for review! " Full Review >
-- Chin Jenny,

"What this book and the artists that it interviews discusses is the use of LEGO as a medium for art. Where it makes the jump from a toy to art is when you creatively consider possibilities within the context of a constraint. And like the photographer who chooses to use black and white, the use of LEGO instead of clay is the fact that it comes in generally rectangular blocks. This book and the interviews recorded here deal with many ways of approaching this type of abstraction. From large scale recreations that rely on distance and scale to convert the blocks to a realistic looking objects, to abstractions with just enough detail so that the idea is recognizable and can fill in the rest." Full Review >
-- Kiatikun Luangkesorn,

"This book is packed with creative, artistic, and inspirational models. If you are a Lego enthusiast (like me) you'll definitely want it!" Full Review >
-- Cerys Willoughby,