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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
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Building on the success of the inaugural 2016 edition, the London Design Biennale returns to Somerset House, with more than 40 countries presenting newly commissioned exhibits in contemporary design and innovation.

The theme for this year’s biennale is Emotional States. Delve into the impact of design on our emotions, and discover how it can change our lives and society through an array of exciting installations by international architects, designers, scientists and artists.

The diverse mix of participating countries include France, Germany, India, Nigeria, Norway, Switzerland, UK and USA.

Check back closer to the time for more information about the London Design Biennale 2018.

Venue Details & Map

Somerset House

The Strand
+44 (0)20 7845 4600
Public transport:
Tube: Temple/Covent Garden/Charing Cross/Embankment Mainline: Charing Cross/Waterloo/Blackfriars

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