Tegu Tints

Win a new set of colorful magnetic wood blocks

Like the originals, Tegu makes their new line of colorful building blocks using sustainably harvested tropical hardwood, reflecting the Honduras-based toy company’s commitment to creating imaginative projects while giving back to the community. Tints also keep the original inspiration of high-quality European wood toys at the core of the design, and the candy-colored, magnetic blocks have kids of all ages eager to build their next …

Tres Tintas

Three Spanish brothers dressing up decor with artist-designed prints

Tres Tintas, a Barcelona-based company, was founded by three brothers, Jaime, Mitos and Daniel Bermejo. In part inspired by their father, Jaime Bermejo Sr. whose company Papeles Pintados Aribau has manufactured beautifully printed papers for the past forty years, with Tres Tintas the three brothers have taken the concept a step further by collaborating with Spanish and Latin-American artists to produce printed fabrics and wallpapers. …

Biblioteca Vasconcelos

by Laura Neilson Mexico City's recently reopened Biblioteca Vasconcelos is an outstanding example of a contemporary digital-age library, not to mention a significant display of Mexico's modern architectural movement. The $100 million undertaking was designed by Mexican architect Alberto Kalach, who beat out more than 500 other proposals from worldwide firms with his concept of the library as the "great ark" of knowledge. Dedicated to …