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Join us at Brickworld Chicago!

Going to Brickworld next month? Join the WBI collaborative build! Inspired by 31122 Fish Tank, we will have the WBI Aquarium! We’re asking members and...
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A Study of Gender Bias in Animals in Friends sets

When examining the animals in varying LEGO sets, two different methods were used in comparing animals in sets made predominantly for girls and women and...
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Gender Inequality of the CMF Series

Gender bias and discrimination could not be clearer when looking at the LEGO CMFs. Looking at and analyzing CMFs from series 1 through series 20,...
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WBI’s 2021 Top Ten LEGO List for Equity and Inclusion (and Five Opportunities)

We thought last year was a great year for LEGO, but 2021 has been just as outstanding.  In what will be an annual tradition, WBI...
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Complete Sigfig Head Flow Chart

If you’re new to the LEGO hobby, one of the first things most want to do is create a signature minifigure (sigfig) of themselves. We...
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Comparison of 2020 $20 sets

WBI Decided to look at sets from the $20 price range to see the similarities and disparities between themes. The sets examined here range from...
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Comparison Review: 2021 $20 sets

What do you get for $20? We asked one of our interns (and their daughter) to build several 2021 sets and let us know what...
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Join the next WBI Collaborative Build!

It’s almost time for BrickCon, and like last year, we’re hosting a collaborative build! Many thanks to WBI members Kat Sipe (@drkatbuilds) and Naomi Takeuchi...
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Alice Finch's MOC photography setup

Paul Lee’s quick guide to photographing MOCs

Paul Lee, comic artist and LEGO fan, was kind enough to post a quick guide to photographing MOCs to our WBI Facebook group. For those...
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Pie chart: Designer features in LEGO instruction books

Women Designers of LEGO

We’re loving the designer features in some of the newer LEGO set instruction booklets and always look forward to designer videos – but given who...
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July contest!

It’s time for another contest! We recently reached 500 members in our Facebook group, so we asked our members how to celebrate in a contest....
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Analysis of LEGO Disney Princess – Part 2

by Stephanie Taylor In the first half of our Disney Princess analysis, we looked at Disney Princess sets.  We conclude the analysis by taking a...
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