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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.

Sue Pryke: Celebrating pottery & ceramics

Ceramics are currently one of the hottest categories in interiors with increased popularity thanks to a heightened interest in handmade items and the craft process.

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

Somnex | The Sleep Show: Five relaxing highlights

Somnex is the first ever exhibition dedicated to sleep-health, showcasing new products and tech innovations from over 120 companies from the sleep industry. Here are five sleep products that stood out from the crowd on our visit.

Tableware updates: Casual dining meets high design

Dining is becoming increasingly casualised, and it's fuelled by a shift in consumer behaviour. We take a look at products that are fusing casual dining with high design for the Instagram age.

Stationery in LA: 3 spots that will make you want to go analogue

Thank-you notes may have sadly transitioned into thank-you texts— but we still love to put ink to paper. Here are LA's best stationery shops to keep letter writing alive.

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.

Arbor: Embracing craft and the environment

Arbor, founded by Alex Carpenter, celebrates the creativity of homeware products, honest materials, a connection with the environment and the combining of both traditional and modern craft techniques.

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.

Doing Goods: Celebrating global artisanal crafts

Get to know Dutch homeware brand DOING GOODS. The creative pair behind the brand are busy traveling the world, sourcing hidden treasures to bring back to the Netherlands and sell. 

Shoppe Object: A look at a new home & gift show

Shoppe Object, a new home and gift market was formed with a mission to create a trade show that has a highly-curated, community feel. WGSN's Taryn Tarvella paid it a visit.