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After 18 months without traveling to international shows, the WantedDesign team were delighted to start seeing designers and their collections in person again, embarking on a European design tour this September that included stops in Milano, Paris, Murano, Lisbon and London.Read More
Since its debut, Launch Pad at WantedDesign Manhattan has showcased almost 200 designers from dozens of countries. Turkish textile designer Begüm Cânâ Özgür is a prime example of Launch Pad's raison d'etre, with her showing at Launch Pad 2016 resulting in a collection for reknowned rug brand nanimarquina and more.Read More
Since the debut of WantedDesign, we have been observing, collaborating and communicating with design schools and students. During these 10 years, it has been interesting to see the differences between schools’ philosophies and curriculums. Obviously, the cultural and political background of each country, as well as the economy and priorities of government, shape what is…Read More
Design legend Giulio Cappellini has been a supporter of WantedDesign from year one. He has been a much-valued mentor for emerging designers in WantedDesign programs, including serving as a jury member for Launch Pad for multiple years.Read More
We All Want to Go to The Refuge Island: Interview with the winners of the Conscious Design Award 2021
WantedDesign learns more about the winning Conscious Design Award project, The Refuge Island, a piece of micro-architecture designed in response to the pandemicRead More
With sustainability becoming an essential part of doing business, how do design companies incorporate the principles of the circular economy and social responsibility into their overall planning as well as day-to-day practices? WantedDesign interviews Roxane Spears, VP Sustainability North America at Tarkett, to learn more about the international flooring company’s sustainability initiatives.Read More