Students from the graphic design department of the Vest University, in Timișoara, Romania, explored their city for one week. Timișoara is the 3rd largest city and a municipality in Romania. Located in the Banat region, it represents an interesting mix of people with different ethical backgrounds: Romanians, Germans, Serbs and Hungarians. Supported by the Centrul Cultural German Timișoara, we and the students made the first research considering Timișoara  candidacy for the European Capital of Culture in 2021.