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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.

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Milan Design Week 2018: Three must-see exhibitions

From future-forward materials to live design thinking, we've picked the exhibitions that should be on your radar during the world's most influential design event, Milan Design Week - which kicks off next week.

Sustainability 2018: Adapting to a new ecosystem

As sustainability continues to play a key role on the UK high street, retail must go further than simply offering sustainable collections - new ethical ecosystems must be developed. Here's our four strategies for success.

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.

Insta-ready: How flower arranging got a Millennial makeover

At WGSN, we've been sussing out the Millennials taking over our Instagram feeds with flower arranging. Could this signal a move on from 2017's greenery obsession?

Why kidswear clothing rentals are the future of babywear

In a world where fashion and excess go hand-in-hand, companies are looking to move away from linear manufacturing models towards circular ones. WGSN sat down with Mia Bella Babies, online babywear rental service to find out more about this circular approach.

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A move to bioplastics: Electrolux’s eco-friendly fridge

In an era where we’re acutely conscious of the damage widespread use of plastics is doing to the planet, Electrolux has just unveiled the world’s first bioplastic concept fridge.

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Home Depot X Pinterest: Blending shopping with inspiration

The Home Depot and Pinterest have partnered to dramatically expand Pinterest’s visual discovery feature 'Shop the Look'. WGSN reports

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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.

Kitchenware trends: Pastels prevail for spring

Spring has officially sprung and so too has a lovely colour palette for kitchenware. At last week’s International Home and Housewares Show in Chicago, …