History Building LEGO Has Been Around For Over 50 Years
Modern Lego has been around for over 50 years. But in fact, the history of Legos toys dating back many years. The Lego Group was founded in Denmark in 1934 by Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter who had become very adept at making wooden toys. For over a decade, the company has successfully sold a wide range of wooden toys collect from animals to cars and trucks.
This investment has created a new line of plastic toys, it was worth the company. Then in 1949, the Lego Group has produced the first of what would become a legend in his own right: "Automatic Binding Bricks". Although slightly different Lego pieces that we have today, this development has paved the way for what has become the modern Lego. Similar in size, shape and function, automatic binding bricks continues to be enhanced by the company. In 1954 the company officially registered the name "LEGO" as a trademark.
As the development of the Lego brick continued Godtfred Kirk Christiansen, son of Ole, who was now an active leader in the company, came up with the idea of creating a "game system" based around a piece of Lego . Surprisingly, 1958 bricks are always compatible with the modern brick today!
During 1960, LEGO has become a household name and an international sensation. In the 1970 Lego branched to create toys for boys, girls, preschool and advanced manufacturers. This decade has brought about two important developments for Lego: The classic Lego sets the themes and the world famous Lego figures, also known as, or Minifigures Figurines. The company continued its meteoric rise during the 80s and 90s with the expansion of education, video games, catalogs, mail order, the launch of the official website and own retail stores in the Lego company brand the whole world.
In 1999, Lego began using themes licensed to market their products. Star Wars, his first debut under license was a record success for the company. Since then, Lego strategic partnership with different icons and cartoon films for creating thematic sets, including Batman Legos, Harry Potter Legos, Spongebob Legos, Legos Indiana Jones, Spiderman Legos, Legos Toy Story, and much more.
Today, the LEGO company continues to grow. In addition to current license agreements, the company is focused on developing their own characters and sets. They also focus on new media opportunities through the development of online games, video games and a great success DesignByMe 3.0, which is an online platform that allows fans of Lego the ability to customize and build your own set of Lego and the pack. As the company looks to the future, two things remain certain, the Lego piece will be central to its development strategy and Legos toys continue to inspire the imagination of young and old builders.