The European Metropolis of Lille has just been shortlisted to become world design capital in 2020 is cheering this Thursday, Françoise Nyssen, minister of Culture. Details.
The city of lille soon elected the capital of design for 2020 ? The metropolis northerner is part with the Sydney (Australia) of the two finalists who are applying for the title of world design capital in 2020. Organized by the association of World Design Organization, the event could enable Lille to become a must-see place in this area.
A land of design, with over 1,600 specialized professionals
“This is the first French metropolis to apply to the World Design Organization, “says Françoise Nyssen, minister of Culture. It has undeniable assets : a strategic geographical position, territory, dynamic and attractive with 15 international headquarters, 80 companies with more than 500 employees, the 110,000 students, offers rich cultural and sport programming, and event outstanding.” This is after also the minister of a land of design, with more than 1,600 designers.
Enhance the life of residents, enhance the attractiveness of enterprises, optimize the urban routes and public spaces or even increase the performance of the industries : the stakes of design are multiple and impact all sectors, she concluded.
To a response in October 2017
Effectively with the project called “Eldorado, the greatest design experiment”, the European Metropolis of Lille (MEL) aims, in connection with the Eurometropolis Lille-Kortrijk-Tournai, to become the largest agency collaborative design. The answer will be given in October 2017.