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Happy 60th Birthday To The LEGO Brick

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January 28, 1958, at 13:58

That is the time and date recorded on the original Danish patent for the LEGO Brick we know and love. While the LEGO Group began producing a plastic brick in 1949 it was not until 1958 that the LEGO brick we know today was born. It took several years of iterations to find the iconic design, which has not been changed significantly since. In fact bricks from 1958 would still be compatible with bricks produced in 2018.

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the LEGO Brick and as you know the 60th anniversary promotion is now live on the website. There are also several sets dedicated to the classic building experience, each with a special printed tile to commemorate the event.

I don’t want to write a huge history lesson, because I think the event would be much better celebrated by telling you all to go build something. Dig out those bricks or dust off a set and really celebrate the design of the LEGO brick.