Articles by Timbuktu

It’s that time of the year again, time to Doodle4Google! This year’s theme is “My best day ever…” and the competition is as exciting as usual. The winning Doodle featuring Google’s logo, will be shown in Google’s homepage and the winner will get a $30,000 college scholarship, while his/her school…

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When we started Timbuktu, our goal was creating a digital editorial product that could replicate and enhance the quality of some great magazines for kids we loved as children. We’ve always thought of Timbuktu as a starting point to explore the world using imagination, parents and kids together. Why a…

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Schools are one of the most regulated places on Earth. Sometimes, this aspect can be tough for students, and even for teachers. Following so many rules can be tough. But not all the rules are equal. There are rules that can actually make your school experience much more meaningful and…

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A year ago, we got an email announcing we were among the winners of┬áMind The Bridge, the most important startup competition in Italy. The award consisted of one month in a startup program in San Francisco and a chance to take part in the final round of Italian Innovation Day…

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Let’s get ready to celebrate MLK day on monday! Take a look at this infographic and remember why we should all be thankful to this extraordinary men.

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Even when they don’t have anything special about them, children’s furniture are adorable – because, you know, they are tiny, and for children! So when you add great, imaginative design you get something properly amazing pieces of furniture that you really wish you could use too. We’ve collected a few:…

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If building a kindergarten is inspiring for an architect (here are 10 beautiful examples of that), can you imagine the excitement for a designer who had to built a playground? We can hardly think of anything, short of an art installation, that allows you to that much freedom. And, in…

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There is something utterly special about dollhouses. They are authentic wonders, and seem to hold perfect little lives in them – they are great toys, sure, ready for all sort of adventure to happen inside them, but they are also amazing objects, that hold their fascination intact much after you’ve…

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