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Design expertises

Our master’s degree programs are organized around socio-economic issues with the objective of putting the designer at the heart of key issues in our societies and are organized with the expertise of our Design Labs.

This approach allows us to develop vertical expertise on complex societal issues and to play a role in transforming social practices and organizations, companies or institutions.

L’École de design Nantes Atlantique offers programs based on five areas of expertise.

City Design

City Design focuses on the rapid evolution of cities and their organizations; as well as the issues of tactical urban planning, adaptation of spaces, the connected city (smart city) and the fundamental role of the designer in the mutations to come.


Care Design

Care Design is an approach that focuses on the practice of "Care" as "taking care" in the broadest sense.


Digital Design

Digital Design is an activity of experimentation and reflection that questions the fields of application covered by the challenges of digital evolution.


Food Design

Food Design focuses on the food itself but also on food systems with an anthropological approach, it questionned what we eat today, and in what we will eat in 50 years.


Media design

Media Design explores the new forms of experience and interactive fiction offered by digital technologies, virtual, mixed and augmented reality, interactive transmedia devices and augmented scenography, video-game experiences.