The History of LEGO: The Story Behind The Iconic Toy June 27, 2022 – Posted in: Blog

Simple block-shaped toys have been around for hundreds of years, but it took someone as genius as Ole Kirk Christiansen in the 20th century to create the block shapes we know today as LEGO blocks. The story begins in 1932 in the village of Billund, Denmark, long before LEGO was known as a toy brand. Ole, who is a carpenter, opened a building materials shop and carpentry workshop with his son Godtfred who was only 12 years old…

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