"The scenes touch on the varying cultures, histories, traditions, and politics of each state . . . playful humor . . . Sometimes it's easy to forget just how distinctive our states are. These photos will make you want to go unearth that old LEGO set." —Huffington Post
"In his book United States of LEGO, photographer Jeff Friesen takes a comical yet artful look at the building blocks of America, one state at a time." —Reader's Digest
"An impressive collection of LEGO creations that 'capture' all fifty US states. . . . Look closely and you might spot some subtle touches." —Atlantic Cities
"Whimsical and smart, wittily captioned and rich in vibrant color and detail." —Resource Magazine
"Everything's better when it's done with LEGOs, especially Canadians making fun of Americans." —Wired
"There's nothing wrong with a little home-state pride. But it's important to maintain a sense of humor about the goofy qualities that make each of the fifty states special. Photographer Jeff Friesen pokes a bit of good-natured fun at each of the US states." —Mashable
About the Author
Jeff Friesen’s photography has received worldwide acclaim for a remarkably diverse array of work. His awards include the most prestigious in the photography world, including those from Communication Arts and Photo District News. Every summer Jeff works alongside his elementary schoolaged daughter, June, as they take pictures of dioramas made with June’s toys. It’s serious fun. Jeff lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. To see more of his work visit jeff-friesen.com and thebrickfantastic.com.