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15 posts  |  Last entry Mar 26, 2020

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Creating Tomorrow: we are all in this together

History has shown us that at times of great crisis, great innovation can flourish, and I’m convinced that the designers, creators, strategists, marketers, buyers and executives that live within the WGSN community will rise to this challenge like never before.

12 need-to-know areas of innovation

Creating Tomorrow: transformational trends for your business

The WGSN Future Innovations Index deep-dives into 12 different innovations, all mapped against our STEPIC methodology, which analyses changes across society, technology, environment, politics, industry and creativity.

Worm food T-shirt from Vollebak

Creating Tomorrow: get onboard with sustainable travel choices

Nudge or seismic shove, even the travel industry is waking up to more sustainable choices.

Hong Kong protests: business is not as usual

The city-wide unrest has hit retailers and tourist-dependent businesses hard, as mass rallies and clashes between police have taken place in the city’s main retail and tourism areas on weekends.

Creating Tomorrow: filling the needs void

We are bored with big business. Our trust in politicians must surely be at an all-time low. Global corporations need to work harder and …

World Retail Congress

Can retail save the world?

If I’m honest, I’ve been having a bit of an existential crisis about the industry I’ve spent over a decade working in.  During the …

Coloro X WGSN: How colors are forecasted

What sits across all areas of design? What can make or break a collection? What does every design season kick off with? Your color …

Design Indaba day one: 25 insights for 25 years

The Design Indaba conference will be 25 next year, and here are some of the most thought-provoking comments from the speakers from the 2019 offering, in a three part series on WGSN.

Packaging, Colour and Materials 2021

At Cosmoprof Worldwide Bologna 2019, we presented a new ground-breaking installation in partnership with Cosmopack exploring the future of sustainability, colour and innovative materials.

Coloro X WGSN S/S 21 Key Colors: Good Gray

Gray is solid and impartial, creating a sense of calm, composure and relief from a chaotic world. A balanced tone, it evokes feelings of …

Coloro X WGSN S/S 21 Key Colors: Lemon Sherbet

Yellow is the color most recognized by the human eye and the brightest on the visible spectrum. It is linked to happiness, optimism and …

Coloro X WGSN S/S 21 Key Colors: Oxy Fire

Throughout history and across different cultures, red has always held a strong political, social, emotional and symbolic meaning. From love and passion to anger …