L’École de Design Nantes Atlantique

L’École de Design Nantes Atlantique

Founded in 1988, L’École de design Nantes Atlantique is a partner institute of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Nantes St-Nazaire, recognized by the State, member of the Conférence des grandes écoles (top-tier French higher education institutions) and associated with Nantes Université. The school trains professionals in creation and innovation in initial and continuing education. It has a unique standpoint, considering design as a discipline at the frontiers of creation, strategy and management.

Each year, L’École de design Nantes Atlantique trains 1750 students including 350 apprentices and 800 to 1000 interns through continuing education. It has a network of 1000 partner companies and 3500 graduates

L’École de design Nantes Atlantique offers highly professionalized training courses (internships, apprenticeships, prospective studies, workshops, projects) and awards a Master’s degree in design (MDes) certified by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation and the National Diploma of Art and Design (DN MADE, 3 years of study equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree) via the academic route and work-study programs within the framework of the Vocational Training Center (CFA).

Resolutely international, L’École de design Nantes Atlantique, through its international studios, Africa Design School and NACAA, is established in 6 countries, all over the world: in Pune (India), Shanghai and Hangzhou (China), São Paulo (Brazil), Montreal (Canada) and Cotonou (Benin) with Africa Design School and Africa Studio.

A center for design and innovation, the school has opened 5 Design Labs, platforms for design-led research and innovation dedicated to social, technological and environmental changes:
- Care Design Lab (environmental and social health & quality of life),
- Food Design Lab (new eating habits),
- Digital Design Lab (digital innovation),
- City Design Lab (transition to sustainable cities)
- Media Design Lab (communication and information issues).




Head of Media Design lab

Baptiste  FLUZIN

Baptiste FLUZIN

Course leader of Media Design Lab

Julien  DUPONT