Comprising 95 communes, Lille Metropole is the seventh title holder of the World Design Capital® designation. Under the theme of “Design is Capital”, Lille Metropole shared a unique and innovative programme that reflected the diversity and dynamism of design projects in the region.

Why Lille Metropole

Find out why Lille Metropole was designated WDC 2020


Explore the WDC 2020 programme, including POCs and other hands-on design projects

News & Media

Read the latest news and press about WDC Lille Metropole 2020

Events & Exhibits

Find out more about Lille Metropole’s programme of events and exhibits


View photos and videos of the Signature Events and local highlights


Learn how Lille’s WDC programme navigated the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and impacted the local community


Read the highlights of the WDC 2020 year by downloading their 400-page report


Visit WDC Lille Metropole 2020’s website and Youtube page