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Sarah Housley

182 posts  |  Last entry Apr 03, 2019

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By Humankind: Refillable personal care that blends design with sustainability

Sustainability has had a major visual rebrand, with many eco products now featuring Instagram-ready packaging. Get to know a new player in this space, by Humankind.

Layer x Airbus: Using smart textiles to improve the travel experience

Strategic design agency LAYER has collaborated with Airbus on a new concept for economy class seating that uses smart textiles for personalised comfort and wellbeing.

South African creative Chad Hanning on the importance of street art

Whether you call it street art or graffiti, the art form is known for embracing everything from social issues to street life. For South African creative Chad Hanning, the power and longevity of street art, lies in its messaging. 

Baby tech booms at CES 2019

CES 2019 includes a wave of smart, sleek new gadgets and devices aimed at millennial mothers. WGSN's Sarah Housley reports from the showfloor

Introducing Design Indaba’s Emerging Creatives for 2019

Each year Design Indaba, in collaboration with the Department of Arts and Culture, drafts a new crop of South Africa’s budding creative minds to form part of the Emerging Creatives platform. Here, we introduce the names to know for architecture, interiors and spatial design

Hobbycraft’s 2019 craft trends track the rise of the creative consumer

The craft retailer's new trends report spotlights the making projects that will dominate 2019. WGSN's Sarah Housley reports

Designer Siyanda Mbele on fusing functionality, aesthetics and culture

Our latest guest post from Design Indaba profiles the work of furniture designer Siyanda Mbele, who hopes to inspire younger South African designers to learn and teach.

Ash Chawla, CEO of Duke of Design, on luxury and home renovation trends

Duke of Design's CEO Ash Chawla shares London's latest home renovation trends - including eco luxury, the impact of social media, and the rise of colour in the home.

Dutch Design Week 2018: Top five graduation projects

Dutch Design Week's future-focused grad show is back with a bang, presenting climate-wise scenarios and new making rituals for the home. WGSN's Sarah Housley reports

London Design Festival 2018: Five must-see exhibitions

The London Design Festival is one of the biggest highlights on the design and interiors calendar. With so much going on across the British capital, WGSN is on hand to make sure you see the very best LDF has to offer.

Mosskin is a living textile for burn victims

Our third guest post from Design Indaba profiles Mosskin, a textile designed by Eindhoven graduate Tye Tze Yu to treat female burn victims.

Food design 2018: Three projects exploring the future of food and culture

This year's graduate designers are digging into food design to explore the future of food and eating. WGSN's Sarah Housley reports