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Makers movement: Elm. founder talks ceramics, process and personalisation

Handmade products are having a moment. None more so than ceramics – with pots and plates striking the balance between beautiful, personal aesthetics and practical use. WGSN caught up with Paige Mitchell to talk inspiration, process and the appetite for handmade, artisan products.

Mexican craftsmanship and design is having a moment

At WGSN, we're placing real emphasis on Mexico as a key country for design and inspiration. we interviewed young Mexican artist, Melissa Avila to find out more about how the country is shaping the global design landscape.

Living Coral is the 2019 Pantone Colour of the Year – as forecasted by WGSN

Pantone’s Colour of the Year for 2019 has been unveiled as Living Coral – a colour that WGSN picked up on in our S/S 19 trend, Common Ground.

Meet HARTH, the new brand making subscription interiors cool

Adding personality to the home can be difficult as your individual tastes changes over time. Enter HARTH - a homeware subscription service. WGSN reports.

OAO Works: Lessons in curated glassware

Tapping into consumer interest in customisation, OAO Works' new glassware plays off the power of colour and light. WGSN's Bonnie Pierre-Davis reports

Online retailers head to SoHo for the holidays

With the holiday season upon us, online pureplays have begun to open physical outposts throughout SoHo, New York. In town for the holidays? Here's where you should visit.

Holiday season 2018: Etsy weighs in on decoration trends

Etsy is weighing in on holiday decoration trends. As forecasted by WGSN, consumers are embracing colour, self-expression and burst of playfulness as December approaches.

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.