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2021: A YEAR IN REVIEW

As usual it's time to look back and take stock of what I've done in the past twelve months. Alongside the traditional buildings of MOCs (scroll the images for a deeper look) this year I submitted two builds on the LEGO IDEAS: the A-Frame Cabin in spring, that reached...

A jump into the Santa’s Cottage building process

While Santa's Cottage is gathering support on LEGO IDEAS - please don't forget to vote it - it's time to take a look at some unreleased work-in-progress snapshots of Mr. Claus residence straight from the Polar Circle.Follow the "step by step" building stages, scroll...

Santa’s Cottage (on LEGO IDEAS too!)

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas...As usual in this period it's time for a Christmas themed creation and here it is Santa's Cottage, a cozy shelter for Santa who is preparing his worldwide tour for delivering gifts. Let’s give the iconic Santa's Cottage a...

Theo’s Trabuchet fishing hut

The Trabucco (Trabuchet) is a typical and ancient fishing machine from the east coast of Italy.It's made of wood and consists of a platform into the sea connected to the coast by a tight bridge made of wooden boards.From this platform, two (or more) long arms called...

Sweet Tooth Cabin

I recently saw the Netflix TV series Sweet Tooth (an American fantasy drama streaming television series developed by Jim Mickle based on the comic book of the same name by Jeff Lemire) and, although I'm not a big fan of the TV series, the first episode gave me a...

Wheelbarrow Tutorial

With just a few pieces you can build yourself the decorative wheelbarrow you spotted in my latest diorama Magda's Garden Shed, the kingdom of Mrs. Magda, a friendly Spanish lady who has retired to countryside with her plants and flowers.I hope you like it and have...

Magda’s Garden Shed: behind the scenes of the building process

Let's take a look at some unreleased WIP snapshots of my latest creation straight from the countryside. Follow Magda's Garden Shed "step by step" building stages, scroll through the images and find out the secrets of my latest flowering diorama.In the middle of the...

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Magda’s Garden Shed (or the Shed with the Tree)

Every time I visit a garden shop I am fascinated by the mixture of colors and shapes of the plants that you can find there. I really like that atmosphere especially in the ancient shacks. I tried to recreate that kind of location by building a barn-shaped shed...

Into the Wild and the Magic Bus

A couple of months ago I built the Walden Cabin inspired by the the book "Walden; or life in the woods" written by Henry David Thoreau.Walden and others books of authors like Leo Tolstoy and Jack London were the inspiration for Chris McCandless's journey back in early...

It’s time for Santa Claus to go!

Like every year at this time Santa Claus has to get to work, children all over the world are waiting for him.In my latest diorama you can see Santa Claus leaving his red cabin at the North Pole to get on his sleigh pulled by two Huskys. He has a long way to go… This...

Mariachi wagon and Mexican house

One of the most vivid traditions of Mexico is surely the Mariachi culture. I’ve been always intrigued by Mariachi musicians and when LEGO released the Mariachi in Series 16 Collectible Minifigures I thought it was really cute and perfect for a Mexican themed MOC....

AGIP Gas Station

Back in the sixties AGIP was the most important Italian gas company. Its logo was the well known six-legged dog still used today by the company and the petrol was called Supercortemaggiore. Most of you probably remember the odd dog as Ferrari F1 sponsor back in the...

Hot Dog Stand

The Hot Dog is probably one of the most famous and delicious street food all around and I love it, especially with mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise and sauerkraut. When Lego relaesed the Hot Dog man in the Series 13 Collectible Minifigures and then the Hot Dog vendor in...

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Andrea Lattanzio named LEGO Builder of the year 2019

No words can express my joy when few hours ago I’ve been named LEGO Builder of the Year 2019 by The Brothers Brick, the world’s no.1 source for LEGO news, reviews, and fan creations…

Norton74 Minifig SERIES 3 is out now!

The brand new Norton74 Minifig Series 3 is finally right here! 
Produced in only 100 numbered pieces and 6 different color combo it comes with an exclusive de-luxe clamshell blister packaging…

LEGO House one year later

My time at the LEGO House has expired. It’s time to bring my MOCs back home. It was great to be part of the LEGO House project and I’m happy to see new talented builders taking my place at the Masterpiece Gallery…

Norton74 Commemorative Brick

Celebrating Norton74 at the LEGO House Masterpiece Gallery with these commemorative custom bricks wrapped in an elegant and cool packaging…