Since the inauguration of the London Design Biennale in 2016, Turkey’s Contribution to this event is organised by Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (İKSV).

Held from 7 through 27 September 2016, the inaugural London Design Biennale featured projects from over thirty countries, which were called to respond to the theme of ‘Utopia by Design,’ celebrating the 500th anniversary of the publication of Sir Thomas More’s classic, Utopia (1516). Coordinated by the Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Turkey’s contribution to the biennale presented ‘The Wish Machine,’ a project undertaken by the Istanbul-based multidisciplinary design studio, Autoban.