LEGO® Lord of the Rings Minifigure Character Design

LEGO The Lord of the Rings is based on The Lord of the Rings motion picture trilogy and follows the original storylines of The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.

The sets were designed by all the super talented model designers within this design team. Working closely with the marketing team, design lead and element designers we created products materializing the vision and direction of the creative directors.

I worked on the Character Designs in the form of LEGO Minifigures and creatures like the Troll from the concept stage of the drawing to the final design for production in vector graphics. Decorations for LEGO sets in the form of printed elements and sticker sheets.

An important part of the process is a collaboration with the print production and optimising designs to adhere to printing limitations along the way while maintaining the current LEGO brand design language. Keeping organized asset libraries and guides for your team is an essential part of being in the design team.

There were more character graphic designers at this project at that time and we split the design of the characters. Rest of the characters from the sets which are not in this post are created by the other designers.

Later used in the game created by TT Games and Warner Bros.

Later used in the game created by TT Games and Warner Bros.

Gimli’s awesome movie helmet was designed for this helmet element and for this golden print.

 

Minifigures in the product.    

Simplified designs based on the movie trilogy for the labels of the flags and the wooden throne.

Wall details created on labels.

All the characters made it into the game created by TT Games and Warner Bros.

 

 

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