Since 2010, Saint-Etienne is the only French city to have joined the Creative Cities Network design Unesco, joining large cities such as Buenos Aires, Berlin, Montreal, Nagoya, Kobe, Shenzhen, Shanghai, Seoul, Graz , Beijing, Bilbao, Helsinki or Turin. With the integration of design in its territory which is based on an old tradition of innovation 200 years, which irrigates today its economy, the underdog has nothing to envy these megacities.

The signature "The design experience" evokes the culture of experimentation and creativity shared by all local stakeholders. With its Graduate School of Art and Design, ranked among the best design schools in Europe 50, the Cité du design and research center, St. Stephen says his singularity as a city of design and innovation.

9 9 from March to April 2017, discover the 10e International Design Biennial Saint-Étienne whose theme this year is "Working Promise - The changing world of work."

To learn more, visit the site of the city of Saint-Étienne


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