20 December 2010
Saint-Etienne, France appointed as Unesco city of design
Saint-Etienne has been appointed as Unesco city of design, member of the creative cities network on November 22nd, 2010. It has joined the other design cities : Buenos Aires, Berlin, Montreal, Nagoya, Kobe, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Seoul. 27 cities are currently members of this creative cities network in 7 fields : Literature, Film, Music, Crafts and Folk Art, Design, Media arts, and Gastronomy. This international acknowledgement underlines the potential of economic and social development of the Saint-Etienne City and its territory in the field of design, with the Cité du design as a driving force.
Directrice des Relations Internationales
Manager of International Affairs
Cité du design & Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design de Saint-Etienne (ESADSE)
tel + 33 (0)4 77 47 88 03
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