Set Designer, The LEGO Group
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Samuel Johnson was born in the United Kingdom, and grew up with the dream of one day becoming a LEGO set designer. When he was 12 years old, he sent a letter to LEGO asking how to become a set designer, and received a reply with the list of qualifications.
Samuel Johnson graduated from the University of Derby in Derby, United Kingdom with a bachelor's degree in product design. He was chosen by his university along with five other students to exhibit at a London design show, where he met with LEGO representatives who were scouting for new, talented designers. He was later interviewed and offered a job at the LEGO Group as a set designer.
He currently lives in Denmark with his wife and daughter.