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Joint Initiative Kobe & Saint-Etienne

19 - 21 Jul 2016

After the invitation of Saint-Etienne designers Elodie Vichos and Guillaume Granjon (KAKSI design studio) in February 2015 in Kobe, to realize a workshop with children at KIITO design centre, Saint-Etienne will host a designer from Kobe to make a workshop with French children in July 2016. Kobe City of Design and Kiito launched a call to select Kobe designers in partnership with Cité du design and socio-cultural centre “Espace Boris Vian” in Saint-Etienne. “Espace Boris Vian” is a structure organizing afterschool activities for kids, which is very active in design education in Saint-Etienne. Cité du design is the coordinator of UNESCO Creative City in Saint-Etienne. The selected designer will make a 3 days’ workshop for 8-11 year old children during the summer holidays, working together with Kaksi designers. The aim is fostering the creativity of children and the cultural exchanges between a Franch and a Japanese cities of Design. The creative productions will be presented to parents, official representative and journalists at the end of the workshop.

More Information here www.citedudesign.com