5-MINUTE GUIDE TO
Specially compiled by NTU Libraries
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WHAT IS
WGSN-HOMEBUILDLIFE?
WGSN-homebuildlife is an online trend
forecasting and product design tool that
focuses on the ...
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR USING
WGSN-HOMEBUILDLIFE?
With WGSN-HomeBuildLife, you can:

•  gather inspirations and ideas fo...
Login
Go to http://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/databases, select “Art & Design > WGSN Home Build Life”.
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NAVIGATION ZONES
An overview of the key navigation sections in homebuildlife homepage.
PRIMARY MENU

Select to access
WGSN...
PRIMARY MENU
Contains three sections to access reports and tools offered by homebuildlife
CENTER PANEL

Design & Inspirati...
Worth the wait…
As WGSN HomeBuildLife is graphic intensive, the
database may take a longer time to load. Please be
patient...
ONE LAST THING…
When using WGSN-HomeBuildLife, please adhere to
the following 7 simple rules…
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1.  Do not print out more than 1 copy of any page from the WGSN site and
do not download any content from the WGSN site on...
FOR ANY ENQUIRIES ON
WGSN-HOMEBUILDLIFE, CONTACT …
HEDREN SUM
Art Librarian (Visual Communication & Product Design)
Assist...
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  1. 1. 5-MINUTE GUIDE TO Specially compiled by NTU Libraries 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  2. 2. WHAT IS WGSN-HOMEBUILDLIFE? WGSN-homebuildlife is an online trend forecasting and product design tool that focuses on the design, home and interior industries. 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  3. 3. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS FOR USING WGSN-HOMEBUILDLIFE? With WGSN-HomeBuildLife, you can: •  gather inspirations and ideas for design •  obtain resources and research materials for concept briefs and mood boards •  do background research on different consumer profiles, cities and regions, branding and strategy •  stay abreast with the latest news and happenings in the industry 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  4. 4. Login Go to http://www.ntu.edu.sg/library/databases, select “Art & Design > WGSN Home Build Life”. 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  5. 5. NAVIGATION ZONES An overview of the key navigation sections in homebuildlife homepage. PRIMARY MENU
 Select to access WGSN content by function SEARCH
 To search of WGSN content by keyword. You may narrow your search by content type, such as image and design library, news, city by city and blogs HELP
 Access support content from WGSN - cheatsheets, FAQs and how-to videos MOST POPULAR AND LATEST REPORTS View latest reports added to homebuildlife 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  6. 6. PRIMARY MENU Contains three sections to access reports and tools offered by homebuildlife CENTER PANEL Design & Inspiration Discover trend forecasts and creative inspiration to facilitate decision- making Product Categories Browse ideas that translate into products across specialist categories Martket Intelligence Access real-time information to bring best-selling products to the consumer marketplace LEFT PANEL
 Think Tank Explore long-term insights and to stimulate strategy and ideation in technology, consumer and culture Trend Forecast Seasonal macro trends, which are the big ideas that will drive the market, two years ahead of season Tradeshows Coverage of global shows and fairs Image & Design Library Facet-search to access design resources, such as colour-swatch and downloadable files City by City Travel Essential information about cities around the world through city reports, guides, insider tips, and more LEFT PANEL
 Design Tools (Under development) Make use of tools to organise your visual review and create colour palettes Media and Mobile Allow you to stay updated with WGSN through moblie apps, blog updates, trend webninars and videos Archives Access archived content from homebuildlife and Stylesight interiors 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  7. 7. Worth the wait… As WGSN HomeBuildLife is graphic intensive, the database may take a longer time to load. Please be patient and refresh your browser if it fails to load. 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  8. 8. ONE LAST THING… When using WGSN-HomeBuildLife, please adhere to the following 7 simple rules… 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  9. 9. 1.  Do not print out more than 1 copy of any page from the WGSN site and do not download any content from the WGSN site onto a disc, or incorporate WGSN content into an unrestricted database, library or website. 2.  You can use extracts of WGSN content to form a collage of ideas, either electronically or in hard copy, but always mark the collage “© WGSN”, use your collage only within Nanyang Technological University and do not make any further copies of your collage. 3.  Students may use WGSN only as part of their studies at Nanyang Technological University and not for any other reason. For example, you may not use WGSN to carry out work on any work placement you might have. 4.  Teaching staff may use WGSN only to teach students at Nanyang Technological University and not for any other reason. For example, you may not use WGSN to write any commissioned articles. 5.  No one may use WGSN for personal or financial gain. For example, do not use images on items of clothing or other fabric. 6.  Download only what you need. Unauthorised access & excessive downloading of data will be monitored. 7.  Stop using the WGSN site as soon as you are told to do so by Nanyang Technological University Libraries. 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries
  10. 10. FOR ANY ENQUIRIES ON WGSN-HOMEBUILDLIFE, CONTACT … HEDREN SUM Art Librarian (Visual Communication & Product Design) Assistant Librarian (New Media Group) NTU Libraries Email: hedrensum@ntu.edu.sg Blog: http://blogs.ntu.edu.sg/library-resources/design 040814 Nanyang Technological University Libraries

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