Thousands of Minifig Heads, and Still Not Enough Options? Analysis of Diverse Representation in Minifigure Heads (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of the article series. It’s recommended to read Part 1 before Part 2.  If minifigs are meant to represent people living in the world, everyone deserves to see themselves represented. Currently, despite the existence of 3,300 facial expression options for minifig heads meant to represent humans,… Continue reading

How well do Minifigs Represent People Around the World? Analysis of Cultural Representation in Minifigs (Part 2: Head Repetition)

Part 1 of this discussion presents an overview of cultural representation within LEGO Minifigures, exploring the distributions by region, gender, and flesh tone color for minifigs that are explicitly inspired by a specific culture. Part 1 also provides background on the data collection and categorization processes. In Part 2, we… Continue reading