Design Centres and Institutions in France

The leading national and regional institutions have been part of the biennial from the outset, whether they work on a design or an economic level, or both.
They will also be contributing to 2008’s event, through projects connected to their respective activities.


(the Lyon metropolitan area) is a partner of the 2008 Saint-Étienne International Design Biennial, supporting the Designers’ village for a fashion exhibition and also an in situ installation by designer’s Kaïs Dhifi and Skander Besbes.


Galerie Tator has been part of the biennial since the outset. The work of this year’s exhibitors examines the relationship between art and design.