Paper & Packaging Trends

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WGSN Paper & Packaging Experts

Chris Coleman

Head of Design & Development

Chris joined WGSN in 2005 as head of Prints & Graphics and Branding & Packaging. A highly experienced graphic designer, he has spent 19 years in the industry, previously as senior graphic designer at Firetrap and has worked for clients such as Kangol, Admiral Sportswear and MTV Europe, Topman, Marks and Spencer, Dorothy Perkins and Tommy Hilfiger.

Gemma Riberti

Director, WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors

Gemma brings 10 years of experience in the interiors and design research fields. Coming from Stylesight where she worked as the Interiors Editor, she now oversees the interior design and product development directions, with an eye to color, design and print. A graduate of Milan’s Politecnico, she previously worked with A+A Design Studio, Studio Contrepoint, NJAL and Fusion Cph.

Theresa Yee

Senior Editor, Beauty

Theresa Yee is a beauty editor with 12 years’ experience in the global cosmetics industry. Prior to joining WGSN she worked across consumer magazines and at the luxury beauty retailer Space NK. An experienced trend forecaster, she has consulted on projects with leading beauty brands across the UK, US and Asia. Theresa travels extensively, attending trade shows and events in New York, Seoul, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Paris. She is a trusted commentator on the beauty industry, widely quoted in newspapers and magazines and a regular contributor to expert beauty podcasts.

Hannah Watkins

Senior Editor, Prints & Graphics

As WGSN's Senior Editor, Hannah delivers a comprehensive overview of the Print & Graphic industry, from specialist editorial features to bespoke textile and graphic designs. Previously, Hannah worked as an Editor for Stylesight, providing future forecasts and real-time trend analysis. She also worked for Mudpie, designing for the adult, youth and children’s markets.