Puebla was founded 485 years ago, with symbolic references in urban design and architecture that mark its unique style since the XVI century, designed with a careful human-oriented development plan to achieve population stability. The Historic Center of Puebla is listed as a World Heritage cultural wealth since 1987, having one of the major Religious Heritage of America.
Puebla creative industry is integrated by textile, automotive, plastics, furniture, handicrafts (PROMEXICO, 2015) and high value-added services. Puebla´s government, industry, academics and citizens are working to promote and accelerate the maturity of the cultural and creative ecosystem through the project “Puebla: Capital of Innovation and Design”, intended to enhance talent in design and the creative development of youth, to focus their innovative ideas and solutions to the problems, needs and opportunities of improving human development, equity and competitiveness, connecting developers and designers with industry. A roadmap was planned to promote the development of Ecosystem Design, using design as a development axis, immersed in an entrepreneurial culture and an environment conducive to an innovation space.