The zero-boredom bus stop
“Every minute spent waiting feels like a lifetime lost.” Jean Dion
The 2020 Virtual Gallery
For the first time in 2020, the full diversity of the undergraduate programs of the 5-year design diploma (BDes – Bachelor of Design) is showcased in this website.
Design: Portfolio 2020 features a selection of 36 projects from this year which bear witness to the talent, creativity and know-how developed by the students during their undergraduate studies.
The Master’s degree in design from L’École de design Nantes Atlantique is structured around a 3-year Bachelor’s degree (BDes – Bachelor of Design) and a 2-year Master’s degree (MDes – Master of Design). Accessible after secondary school, the BDes programs give students the opportunity to develop their creativity and general knowledge and to gain a strong professional culture in a design profession
Founded in 1988, L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is an official partner of l’Université de Nantes and a member of the Conférence des Grandes Ecoles (top-tier French higher education institutions). It defines itself as a professional school of creation and innovation and trains designers with a strategic vision of design within companies and organizations.
Space design is a design activity which affects a multitude of areas. It involves creating spaces inside the built environment (public or private) but also working with the environment (landscaping, urban planning and development, etc.) or creating temporary pop-up spaces (events, scenography, museography, etc.)
The zero-boredom bus stop
“Every minute spent waiting feels like a lifetime lost.” Jean Dion
Come and see the music!
“a “living music” circuit for hearing and hearing-impaired people”
Léa Février Renaud
“I have built my house like a toy house.” Pablo Neruda
Do you feel safe at night in the city?
“a tour for SPA visitors to help raise awareness while providing relaxing and fun activities”
“Making The Cours des 50 otages a model of ecological and energy transition.”
POLO: Symbiotic Kitchen
“Provide a different perspective on our social and eating habits”
A slow promenade in Nantes
“A “slow promenade” and an awakening of the five senses at the Cours Saint Pierre in Nantes”
“Interior Designers listen, question conventional approaches, break established codes, come up with new uses and new opportunities. The aim: to design and create a space for living, working or leisure time which is innovative yet sensitive to technical and regulatory constraints.”
Interior Architecture BDes Course Leader
“Besides the technical, creative and organizational skills required, the force and wealth of the profession of Interior Designer lie in its ability to reinvent itself and to create solutions tailored to an ever-changing world.”
Retail & Interior Design BDes program Coordinator
"Whether for an exhibition, a cultural or commercial event, the scenographer enhances content, reinvents spaces, transforms the universe of a place, involves the visitor in a sensitive stroll, proposing each time a new experience...".
Scenography BDes Course Leader
Graphic Design is a design activity which seeks to implement and coordinate the production of a visual mode of communication combining static or animated images and text, on a printed medium or screen.
Orange Blue: a humanistic view
“Deformed worldmap: to reassess the real size of the continents”.
“Our era is undergoing an “awareness crisis” with respect to wildlife.” Baptiste Morizot
“Immersion in the captivating world of astronomy”
“An educational game to help learn languages with non-Latin scripts”
Ingrid Coulmeau Corallo
What does death mean, mummy?
“A book to help children come to terms with grief”
“A guide to “how not to catch an STD” in video format”
“A video projection system to help Alzheimer’s disease patients”
“The fear of ageing does more damage than age itself” - Jeanne Moreau
The Nature Festival
“A Nature Festival to make children aware of the importance of protecting the environment”
“By challenging the relationship between the substance and the form, the
Graphic Designer aims to disappear behind the message being conveyed, for the benefit of the users.”
“Motion design lets users access information by playing with narrative codes, through sound, graphics and movement.”
Graphic Design BDes and Motion Design BDes Course Leader
“Brand Designers need to understand a company’s core values, codes and meaning before they develop a brand identity. This is then used as a base to develop new generations of products, services, spaces… in order to create a brand image in the mind of the target audience.”
Brand Design Lecturer
Interaction design is the design of innovative services related to digital technologies in all sectors of the economy.
“An application for fishing fanatics, professionals and beginners”
Nauxi – the green loop
“An application to manage a virtual tree and to play an active role in carrying out research on reforestation".
Reinventing exchanges between students and alumni"
“If you want to be free from your emotions, you need to have true and immediate awareness of them.” Arnaud Desjardins
What a colorful world!
“A video game to heighten awareness of color blindness”
Swim'out / Tous à l’eau !
"A fun and attractive application to help people improve their swimming".
Tanguy LE CROM
“Digital Media Designers must be methodical, open-minded, sensitive and responsible. They identify the needs, depending on the project context, the target audience and the resources. They deploy the service towards the appropriate digital media and other actions and define a complete and continuous ecosystem.”
Digital Media Design BDes program Coordinator
“What simpler way than a game to provide a solution to a design problem? Game Designers create immersive narrative experiences in which the user interacts to learn, understand, educate or amuse themselves.”
Game Design BDes Course Leader
“A good Interaction Designer is capable of grasping both the complexity of human interactions and the wealth of possibilities resulting from new technologies, with the end goal being to create a simple and obvious relationship between man and machine.”
Interaction Design BDes Course Leader
Product design covers all areas of industrial production and service and can be applied to consumer goods but equally to capital goods.
Travel in 2030
“Nothing is more favorable than travel for exploring all the wonderful aspects of the unexpected.” Jean-Raymond Boudou
“This is not a chair”.
“What anti-noise solution can we use to protect babies in any situation?”
Dyslexie et proprioception
"Helping dyslexic children in the classroom".
Adventure just a bike ride away
“A service of electric “bike cabins” to develop bike trips”
“The all-terrain bike for photographers”
TARG-E: mobility made in London in 2030
“A small autonomous electric vehicle to move around London”
“A micro-caravan to take your time and go back to basics”
“A series of awareness-raising activities to defend French beekeepers and bees”
“Convert pieces of furniture from their original use to make them pet-friendly”
“An application to help inexperienced skiers find their way on the slopes.”
EOP / “Tomorrow we will all be farmers”
“An educational tool to a local-scale consumption alternative”
“Environmental issues: an educational game to arouse children’s interest”
Maxime LE CORRE
“Product design is the translation of our thoughts into useful objects
that are accessible to all and able to change the world.”
“Transport design lets us free ourselves of material and temporal barriers when moving people and objects.”
Industrial Design BDes and Transport Design BDes Course Leader
“Quick-witted and resourceful, Industrial Designers produce meaning and uses. They translate the values of their projects into finishes, materials, shapes, technologies and uses. Socially and environmentally responsible, they assess the impact of their projects for their users and brands.”
Industrial Products BDes program Coordinator
Founded in 1988, L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is an official partner of l’Université de Nantes and a member of the Conférence des Grandes Écoles (top-tier French higher education institutions). It defines itself as a professional school of creation and innovation and trains designers with a strategic vision of design within companies and organizations.
The school delivers The Diplôme de design , based on a five-year curriculum and approved by the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation. It also delivers the National Diploma in Fine Arts, Crafts and Design , a state-controlled degree that leads to the award of an Undergraduate Diploma after three years of studies.
With about 1500 students, L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is teaching design through standard education, apprenticeship or continuing education.
L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is today the only design school to have structured its training (MDes) and its research around 5 areas of expertise in Care design (health, care, social innovation), City design (cities and territories) Food design (food systems), Digital design (digital innovation), Media design (media, information, communication and entertainment) responding to the major challenges of the contemporary world.
Its educational programs are focused on professionalizing studies in partnership with companies: internships, apprenticeships, prospective studies, workshops, collaborative projects and support for innovative projects.
Resolutely international, L'École de design Nantes Atlantique is based in Pune (India), Shangaï (China), São Paulo (Brazil), Montréal (Canada) and Cotonou (Benin) with Africa Design School.