Design is a creative activity whose aim is to establish the multi-faceted qualities of objects, processes, services and their systems in whole life cycles. Therefore, design is the central factor of innovative humanisation of technologies and the crucial factor of cultural and economic exchange.
ICSID definition of design – 2002.
description for schools supervised by the ministry of culture.See the ministry of culture schools
description for institutions supervised by the ministry of national education.See the national education institutions
Private establishments accredited by the French Ministry of National Education and Research. Tuition fees go from 5000 to 8000 Euros per year.
Applicants are admitted on the basis of their portfolio and an interview. They must hold a degree of French baccalaureate or equivalent. Some schools offer courses in English and international exchange programs.
The Observeur du design database. A snapshot of some of the 1850 creations selected by the Observeur du design since 1999.Browse the Observeur du design
The « design et prospective » club brings together public and private companies who consider that design is or must become a strategic stake for their innovation policies.
Discover the latest exhibition of the Observeur du design at the Cité des sciences et de l’industrie science park in Paris.
Participate closely to APCI projects by becoming an associate or benefactor member.