Lille Metropole - named the World Design Capital 2020
The title will increase the economic, ecological end social transformation of the city
- September 18, 2018 16:00
- Monika Dimitrova
The World Design Capital (WDC) is designated every two years by the World Design Organization to recognize a citys innovative use of design to strengthen economic, social, cultural and environmental development.
The World Design Capital provides a platform to showcase best practices in design-led urban policy and innovation in different domains such as public transports, sustainable infrastructure, demographic evolution, mobility, renewable energy, inclusive and transparent governance, and many more.
First launched in Torino (Italy) in 2008, WDC has also been awarded to Helsinki (Finland) in 2012.In 2020, Lille Metropole will be the first french city to become World Design Capital.