Participated prototyping is at the heart of the program of the French metropolis, which looks at design as an inclusive method to generate virtuous effects, in order to disseminate the importance of design as a driver of change for its territory and beyond.
Since 2017, Lille implemented its project to of POC, to be one of the laboratories where a new world is taking shape and experimenting. In 2020, the first results are visible in Lille but also online, you will be able to discover the main projects that includes :
«New Ways of the World» by Arc en rêve, «La Manufacture, a labor of Love» by Lidewij Edelkoort, «Design designers» curated by Jean Louis Fréchin and «Sens Fiction» by Ramy Fischler from RF Studio . These exhibitions open up
new imaginations nourished by design to think and rebuild our daily lives, shaken by the health crisis we have just experienced.
The Maisons POC promote local and international projects of innovation through design around themes that are crucial for living and moving forward in the present time: «Care», «Collaborative City», «Housing», «Circular Economy» and «Public Action». In these times
of rediscovering care for others, of reinventing bonds of solidarity, of mobilizing collective intelligence, of becoming aware of our responsibility and our dependence on our ecosystem, they will propose the solutions experienced by the actors of the metropolis.