New Edition:
5-29 June 2025

Somerset House

London Design Biennale is a three-week long international exhibition and events programme located at historic Somerset House in the heart of London. From 5–29 June 2025, the Biennale will celebrate its fifth edition with Dr Samuel Ross MBE as the Artistic Director. The theme will be ‘Surface Reflections’.

Featuring world leading design innovation, creativity and research from participants across the globe, the Biennale champions the importance and universal relevance of design in contemporary life and culture.

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Summit 2024

The third London Design Biennale Summit took place at Chatham House, the Royal Institute of International Affairs on 18 March 2024. Framed by a keynote from 2025 Artistic Director Dr Samuel Ross, the Summit spotlighted the moment we are living in. Panels discussed the major societal and environmental transitions and transformations anticipated in the coming decades, raising the question: "Are We Ready?"


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