Design

We love kindergartens. We can hardly imagine a more inspiring assignment for an architect than to design a kindergarten. Colors, imagination, fun: it all should come into play in such a building. And as a matter of fact, many designers have been inspired to do great work when designing kindergarten…

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Common sense suggests to always avoid sarcastic comments with children. Above all, you should never make sarcastic comments about their physical aspect. Especially with girls. The social pressure is already so high, that we can at least spare them our snarky remarks. Which is why we loved the latest New Yorker cover so…

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I’m on a plane, on my way back to SF from one incredibly inspiring week in NYC at the Games for Change 11th conference. Directed by Asi Burak and sponsored by Zynga.org, Games for Change is a great opportunity to learn about video games specifically designed to positively impact on…

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Hi there! 2014 has just begun, and chances are you are planning for some kind of change in your life. You want to feel proud of your work, to feel challenged and respected. You’re not afraid of working under pressure, but you want your value to be recognized. You want…

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There’s been a lot of demonization of developers using in-app purchases inside apps aimed at children. A few days ago Apple had to refund customers in the U.K. when their five-year-old boy accidentally spent $2,500 in in-app purchases in just 15 minutes. The settlement obviously made headlines and the debate followed. Sadly,…

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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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