Answered By: Nicola Walton
Last Updated: Jan 13, 2020     Views: 101


Go the Library website 

Select the Databases A-Z link (see screenshot below) go to the W-X section and then select WGSN Lifestyle & Interiors from the list of databases.

If you are off campus, you may be asked to log in via the Manchester Metropolitan University sign in page:

You are now logged in. To create a personal account in order to access additional features, such as to download images, follow the steps below:

On WGSN L&I website select Log In

 WGSN login button screenshot

Select Create a New Account

Link to create account screenshot on WGSN website


On the next page, enter your name and Manchester Metropolitan University email.

Create a new account screenshot from WGSN website. WGSN will then send you a conformation email. Open this email and create a password. Accept the terms and conditions and access WGSN. 

Use this personal WGSN account to log in to WGSN on and off campus at


Your account will expire after 90 days of not being used.

If your account expires, you will need to reactivate your WGSN account. Do this on campus using the Login&Reactivate Account link at Or go to the WGSN link on the Database A-Z list on the Library website, log in with your University username and password and use the Login&Reactivate link.

If you have problems reactivating your account:

  1. Try resetting your password using a Manchester Metropolitan networked computer. WGSN should spot that you are on campus and validate you as a Manchester Met educational user.
  2. Use the link on campus if the link on this page fails.
  3. Clear your cookies and cache