Tom Alphin:

Tom Alphin
Tom is the Editor-in-Chief at Brick Architect. He founded the website in 2015 just before releasing his bestselling book The LEGO Architect, which teaches 7 styles of architecture using LEGO bricks. In addition to reviewing new LEGO Architecture sets, he likes to write articles exploring technical aspects of the LEGO hobby including LEGO storage, and the LEGO color palette.

Author: Tom Alphin

What would you ask a LEGO Designer?

What have you always wanted to ask a LEGO designer, but never had a chance to do so? Next week, Brick Architect will be at the LEGO HQ in Billund Denmark to get your questions answered.

REVIEW: #76108 Sanctum Sanctorum Showdown

Brick Architect takes a focused look at the architectural features and parts selection in this iconic new set from the Marvel Super Heroes theme. Let’s see how it stacks up to sets in the Creator Expert Modular Building series.

These parts come in three different skintones.

REVIEW: #41597 – Go Brick Me

The latest addition to the BrickHeadz theme gives you a chance to create your own BrickHeadz figures. It also includes a lot of useful parts in useful colors, making it a great parts pack. Let’s decide if you need one for your collection!

New Brick Architect logo at a variety of sizes and variations.

Introducing the new Brick Architect

Three years on, Brick Architect is growing! I’m excited to include more stories from a wide range of contributing authors. To celebrate, the Brick Architect has a new logo and updated visual style.

Hard-to-Find LEGO Colors (and what to do about it)

Bringing back one retired LEGO color in 2018 raises an important question—how useful are the 39 colors that we already have? Let’s see how many colors are available in enough different parts that you can actually build what you want!

REVIEW: Capitol Records Tower

Can this “unofficial” LEGO set based on the iconic Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood match the quality of the official LEGO Architecture sets? Let’s find out!