Design cities in the world

There are 22 designated Cities of Design, eight of which are from Asia.

New members

1. Singapore (2015)

 
 

2. Bandung, Indonesia (2015)

3. Budapest, Hungary (2015)

4. Detroit, the United States (2015)

5. Kaunas, Lithuania (2015)

6. Puebla, Mexico (2015)

Current members

1. Beijing, China (2012)

2. Berlin, Germany (2005)

3. Bilbao, Spain (2014)

4. Buenos Aires, Argentina (2005)

5. Curitiba, Brazil (2014)

6. Dundee, Scotland (2014)

7. Graz, Austria (2011)

8. Helsinki, Finland (2014)

9. Kobe, Japan (2008)

10. Montreal, Canada (2006)

11. Nagoya, Japan (2008)

12. Saint-Etienne, France (2010)

13. Seoul, South Korea (2010)

14. Shanghai, China (2010)

15. Shenzhen, China (2008)

16. Turin, Italy (2014)

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 20, 2016, with the headline 'Design cities in the world'. Print Edition | Subscribe