Taking over the entirety of Somerset House, the first London Design Biennale will open this September with over 30 countries participating. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design.
The London Design Biennale will explore big questions and ideas about sustainability, migration, pollution, energy, cities, and social equality through interactive installations, innovations, artworks and proposed design solutions - all in an immersive, inspiring and entertaining tour of the world.
You will see installations curated by the leading museums and design organisations in the world, including Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum (USA),DAMnation (Belgium), German Design Council, the MAK (Austria), Directorate-General for the Arts (Portugal), Moscow Design Museum (Russia), Triennale Design Museum (Italy), India Design Forum, Southern Guild (South Africa), The Japan Foundation, and Victoria and Albert Museum (UK). Design teams include architects, designers, scientists, writers and artists.