London Design Biennale will be held on 7-27 September 2016 under the theme of "Utopia by Design". Embracing a national representation model, the biennial will bring together installations from up to 40 countries. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV) will be coordinating the exhibition from Turkey, the details of which will be announced at the beginning of 2016.
Occupying the whole of the Somerset House site, the first ever London Design Biennale will bring together the world's most exciting and innovative designers and will be a stage for debate, discussion and collaboration. Interrogating the history of the utopian idea and exploring the role of design in solving some of humanity's most pressing issues, the London Design Biennale will be laboratory of ideas that might contribute to making the world a better place.