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Bryan Blue plays zeitgeist with his new zine

LA Based Artist Brian Blue, known to many as Blue the Great has launched his latest zine last weekend. The mini publication dubbed: UnFun Vol. II is the second of installment of the UnFun zine and includes his street photography, writings, a fold out poster and an illustration.

Art and joie de vivre with Nathalie Decoster

French sculptor Nathalie Decoster sat down with WGSN City by City Associate Editor Nicole Hurip to talk the role of an artist, the best cities in China, and her love for all things vintage and flared.

Exhibits to check out during NYCxDesign

Every May, New York City becomes a centre for creativity and design for the annual design festival, NYCxDesign. Here are WGSN's favourites.

Selfridges Flipside exhibition: Exploring the future of luxury

WGSN’s Becky Stevenson checked out “The Flipside” Selfridge’s multi-sensory exhibition at The Old Selfridges Hotel to explore their take on the future of luxury.

Neo Mint – The S/S 2020 colour

For years we’ve been imagining life in 2020, and now the worlds of technology and science are turning these dreams into reality. WGSN predicts Neo-Mint as the colour that will define the season.

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.

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.