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London Design Biennale at Somerset House

London Design Biennale. Forecast by Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby, commissioned by the V&A, located in the Edmond J.Safra Fountain Court, Somerset House. Credit: Ed Reeve. Image courtesy of Somerset House
See inspiring work from some of the world's most talented designers during a three-week celebration of creativity and craftmanship.


Discover works by some of the world's best design and innovation talent, as the London Design Biennale returns to Somerset House in 2021.

This large-scale exhibition presents newly commissioned exhibits in contemporary design and innovation from across the globe.

Building on the success of the inaugural 2016 edition, the London Design Biennale 2018 attracted creators from more than 40 countries. Based on the theme of "Emotional States", participants showcased how design can challenge, delight, educate and surprise.

Check back nearer the time for more information about the London Design Biennale.

Important information

London Design Biennale was originally due to take place in September 2020, but is now taking place in June 2021.

Venue Details & Map

Somerset House

+44 (0)20 7845 4600
Public transport:
Tube: Covent Garden/Temple/Holborn/Embankment

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