In The Art of LEGO® Design, former LEGO Group designer Jordan Schwartz explores LEGO as an artistic medium, revealing rarely-known and creative ways to build impressive models with LEGO. From effective composition to intricate texture design, Schwartz shares a variety of creative insights into crafting both realistic and stylized models. You'll learn tricks like how to turn rubber pieces into an octopus, use light bricks to build a roaring LEGO fire, and create an owl face out of minifigure capes. He also shows unconventional uses for parts like arms and accessories and describes unusual ways to incorporate non-plastic parts like tires and tubes. Full color images of inspiring models stand alongside interviews with talented builders, empowering you to build your own LEGO masterpieces.