See chapter 3.5.1 about the general developments in cultural and creative industries.
Most of the design sectors are the responsibility of the Ministry of Culture. The Latvian Design Council is an advisory body of the Ministry of Culture, including representatives from different sectors and public institutions (cultural sector, commercial sector, education etc.).
As part of The Cultural Policy Guidelines 2014-2020 “Creative Latvia” there is Design Strategy of Latvia. The Strategy positions design as a strategic tool for economic growth, wellbeing of individuals and communities, and for the development of cultural identity and the brand of the country.