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The Millennial home economy: Consumer homes into work spaces

John Lewis has highlighted the way in which consumer’s homes are changing, and it's in line with the WGSN forecast.

Design Shanghai showcases home-grown talent

Design Shanghai is Asia’s most prestigious and premier design event, breaking new ground in China’s ever-growing design community. Fresh from the show, here are WGSN's highlights.

Rhoko: A lesson in curation and accessible art

At a time where consumer efforts are being made to slow down on consumption, interiors brand Rhoko speaks to the Millennial appetite for personalisation, vintage finds, and for one-off pieces. 

Three inspiring new cross-disciplinary collaborations to know

The rise of cross-disciplinary collaborations is a theme we've been tracking at WGSN for some time, and this year has so far seen an inspiring wave of innovative designs crossing between the worlds of fashion and interiors.

Pillo by Dame: Embracing sexual wellness

Known for opening up conversations around sex with approachable products, sex positive, female-empowering sex toy brand Dame has released its latest offering – a sex pillow that looks, well, like a pillow.

UAU Project explores 3D printing for everyday household objects

3D printing is the best way to make good design accessible, says UAU Project founders. Take a look at the design practice's latest creation.

Let’s do this! Design Indaba 2019

Design Indaba begins on February 27th, and the excitement in Cape Town is palpable. Forget the crashing waves, palm trees and sun – everyone is here for the ideas. Here's what we're most excited by.

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.

The CBD wave: Retail’s big names get on board

As the CBD snowball gets bigger and bigger, the ingredient is becoming increasingly mainstream, and WGSN are watching it travel and impact across several verticals; from beauty to wellness and personal care.

Frieze goes Hollywood in its LA debut

Keen to piggyback the momentum of awards season, along with the celebrity and influencer cachet that goes with it, Frieze is finally making its West Coast launch.

Generation rent: Ikea to trial furniture subscriptions

‘Generation Rent’ has a new ally in the form of homewear retailer Ikea. The flat pack empire that has spent decades selling us furniture and homewares is looking at testing a concept in Switzerland to hire out furniture.

The art of collaboration: Anthropologie teams up with British artists from Artfully Walls

Lifestyle retailer Anthropologie has announced its next London pop-up exhibition, opening this February - this time in collaboration with Artfully Walls. Take a look at some of the featured artists.