Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Somerset House - FINAL WEEK: London Design Biennale 2016 - Utopia By Design

London Design Biennale 2016 - Final Week. Image: India - 'Chakraview' © Ed Reeve
There’s only one week left to visit the first London Design Biennale.

'imaginative, thought-provoking and intuitive' - Design Week

As the London Design Festival takes over the city, the London Design Biennale sees leading architects, designers, scientists, writers and artists coming together at Somerset House to explore the theme Utopia by Design. A series of immersive installations and interactive works attempts to answer the question: how can design make the world a better place?

Don't miss this major new event for the capital, closing on 27 September 2016.

London Design Biennale 2016 - Spain. Image © Ed Reeve
London Design Biennale Highlights
London Dsign Biennale Utopia Medal Winners - Russia. Image © Ed Reeve
Utopia Medal Winners - Russia
Russia presents an archive of avant-garde design, showcasing the utopian ideals of Soviet designers.
Cooper Hewitt Immersion Pen
Cooper Hewitt Immersion Pen
Pick up an interactive pen from Cooper Hewitt and scan content as you go to curate your own online archive of the Biennale.
London Design Biennale Talks - Open City: Who is the City For?
Talks Highlight
Open City: Who is the City For?
Guardian writer Leo Hollis asks us how we can best prepare for changes to the urban environment, exploring ways in which city living can offer the best possible hope for the future.
London Design Biennale Talks - Netherlands. Image © Ed Reeve
Talks Highlight
Join Jurgen Bey, Director of the Sandberg Institute and founder of Studio Makkink & Bey plus Justin McGuirk, chief curator of the Design Museum, to discuss exhibiting design ahead of the museum's big move.
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London Design Biennale 2016 - Lebanon. Image © Ed Reeve
London Design Biennale is part of UTOPIA 2016: A Year of Imagination and Possibility
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