Ask a LEGO Fan

Purple Elements

Posted in Product Quality & Safety, Set Design by lfanquestions on February 8, 2010

Mike writes:

Do you have any idea why purple bricks are so rare, compared to the other main colors?

Dear Mike,

It is difficult to achieve color consistency with purple.  This is why these elements are less common and rarely used together in one model.  Fans complained about this consistency issue with the Harry Potter Bus set:

http://www.brickset.com/detail/?Set=4695-1

Sincerely,

LFan

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