head back to the 80s with chris mcveigh's LEGO retro desk kits

head back to the 80s with chris mcveigh's LEGO retro desk kits

illustrator, photographer, and LEGO-builder extraordinaire chris mcveigh has a knack for toy brick building. the nova scotia-based creative designs highly-intricate models of everything from food and furniture, to bonsai trees and pinball machines. mcveigh furthermore develops building guides for each of the LEGO sets, providing carefully-illustrated, step-by-step construction instructions for each kit’s assembly and enjoyment.

‘my old desktop: pal edition’



mcveigh’s most recent LEGO-undertaking is the creation of a series of computer desk building kits ripped straight from the 1980s. the nostalgia-inducing sets comprise colored swivel chairs and a huge range of mini-models to arrange on the desktop. a ‘vintage’ computer, lamp, disk case, telephone, stapler, and books are a few of the seemingly antique objects included in the ensemble. some kits also feature custom-printed parts in the form of token retro items, like 3.5″ floppy disks, cassettes tapes, a calculator, and a printed slope with a rotary dial pattern. downloadable building guides allow users to construct the compositions on their own, alongside detailed, step-by-step instructions.

the set features a computer, monitor, joystick, lamp, disk case, and row of software manuals

‘my old desktop: DOS edition 2.0’

a desk design features three functioning drawers to store accessories

‘my old desktop: byte edition 2.0’

the set includes software manual mini-models to store in the drawers

deep side drawers can store larger items like a stapler, trophy, and telephone

the set also includes a selection of custom-printed parts

mini-models can be arranged on the desktop

my first computer: adore edition 3.0′

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