Lego The name LEGO is an abbreviation of the two Danish words "leg godt", which translated means "play well", and embody our philosophy.
The LEGO Group is a privately held company based in Billund, Denmark. The company is still owned by the Kirk Kristiansen family who founded it in 1932. The LEGO Group deals with the development of children's creativity through playing and learning. Using the now famous LEGO brick, the company develops toys and educational materials, offering original gaming experiences to children in over 130 countries. The LEGO Group has approximately 10,000 employees and is the third largest producer in the world of games.