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Milan Design Week

Milan Design Week: Harnessing the power of play

Ventura Future, part of the Milan Fuori Salone 2018, is a platform for emerging creatives and designers to express speculative, disruptive ideas. We've identified The Power of Play as a key trend. WGSN reports from Milan Design Week 2018.

Milan Design Week 2018: Tech brands go soft

At Milan Design Week 2018, it was the turn of tech brands to make a cultural impact, with Sony and Google both showcasing their softer sides through poetic, design-led events. WGSN reports.

The Sustainability Series: Learning from the V&A’s “Fashioned from Nature”

Fashioned from Nature, the V&A's latest fashion offering, opened its doors to the press yesterday and is anticipated to become the most popular of the museum's exhibitions this year.

The Sustainability Series: Purpose past, present, future

As part of WGSN's Sustainability Series, we hear from People Made co-founder Brook Calverley on the importance of brand purpose.

Mactac X Arts Thread competition: Bright, young things take Hackney

Mactac and Arts Thread have collaborated to celebrate young and innovative illustrators with the competition, Bright Young Things. WGSN caught up with the finalists.

MATTE Black Arts: Sound, style and expert curation

Known for executing some of the most disruptive activations within their space, NYC-based creative agency MATTE has garnered a large, cult following on their home turf, bringing brands to life through heavily-curated content and experience. Take a look at their next event, Matte Black Arts.

The Party Hat Project: Crafting WGSN trends

Following a day of workshops, and self-diagnosed 'trend brains' - we had a visit from The Party Hat Project, encouraging us to physically craft the trends and key ideas into party hats. 

Africa

From Design Indaba to a youthful population: Africa is on (creative) fire!

At WGSN last week, we held intense seminars and workshops sharing trends from our global editors, and from these one thing became certain: Africa is on fire, and African youth are going to change the world.

At Design Shanghai, gifts inspire mindfulness

WGSN reflect on the key trends emerging from Design Shanghai, Asia’s premier design fair. Read up on our top gifting picks, all of which revolve around the idea of mindfulness. WGSN Editor Allyson Rees reports.

print design

The business of print design: Five minutes with Lucy Merriman

The business of print design can feel a little elusive – sometimes, it takes an industry expert to give key insight into the creative …

SXSW: Esther Perel on the future of love and relationships

Esther Perel. The Belgian psychotherapist made waves at SXSW with a packed keynote session on the future of love, lust and listening.

chubby hearts

Chubby Hearts: Look up for Anya Hindmarch’s love letter to London

Londoners need only look up to see love in the air this Valentine's Day, thanks to Anya Hindmarch's Chubby Hearts. WGSN's Alice Gividen reports.