Impassioned artwork can stop you in your tracks, and every page of Beautiful Lego ($30) will leave you in awe. Let's just say if classical sculptors like Michelangelo had used the toy bricks as their medium, the results would be found within these pages.
Lego artist Mike Doyle highlights his own work and that of 77 other artists from around the globe in Beautiful Lego, an anthology of everyday objects and fantastical sci-fi wonders reimagined with the Lego brick. Here, our favorite geek (of course!) picks from the book that will be at the top of your coffee table's holiday wish list.