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Lego’s new 2,585-piece globe spins and glows in the dark – and it’s out now

Make your way around the world with this collectable model

Sarah Young
Tuesday 01 February 2022 09:15
<p>The set was designed and voted for by Lego fans</p>

The set was designed and voted for by Lego fans

Lego isn’t just for kids. In recent years the Danish brand has expanded its range of famous bricks to attract an older market, and adults have been more than happy to play along, using it as a relaxing activity in the same way that baking, walking or reading is.

From thousand-piece sets to more simple builds, there’s now a wealth of choice when it comes to designs, from impressive landmarks to everyday objects and props and figurines from your favourite movies.

Now, the toymaker has launched yet another stellar model and it’s one that’s sure to appeal to nomads and lovers of the natural world – a globe.

Available to buy today, the set has been designed as part of the Lego Ideas platform, which takes ideas that have been imagined and voted for by fans. France-based Lego fan, Guillaume Roussel, was responsible for creating the concept for new set and was inspired by the tales of novelist Jules Verne. Talking about how he approached the design, Roussel said: “When approaching the design, I asked myself ‘what could be creative, educational and touch most of the world?’ And the answer was just ‘the world itself’.”

Ready to explore the world as you build? Here’s everything you need to know about Lego’s latest launch, from how much it costs to how you can get your hands on one.

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Lego the globe: £174.99, Lego.com

  • Price: £174.99
  • Dimensions: H40cm x W30cm x D26cm
  • Number of pieces: 2585
  • Ages: 18+

Get ready for adventure with Lego’s latest set designed for adults – the globe. Sure to spark your imagination and allow you to explore new places from the comfort of your own home, the 2,585-piece set is a realistic, customisable brick-built Earth globe that features printed names of the continents.

But, that’s not all. It also shows the world’s oceans, which glow in the dark so you can display and see the world day and night. Plus, once built the model even recreates the spinning movement of a traditional globe – a first for a Lego globe of this scale.

You’ll also find a buildable vintage-style ship and compass icons, which can attach to the globe, plus a “The Earth” nameplate that can be added to the base as the finishing touch to your display, which we think will make a worthy addition to any home.

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Looking for more recommendations? Read our guide to the best Lego sets for adults

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