Gallery: Saudi Arabia and UAE make their mark at the London Design Biennale

London Design Biennale 2018 will see design installations from countries, cities and territories from six continents bringing visions of Emotional States to Somerset House, London.
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Taking over the entirety of Somerset House, the exhibition will see the world's nations presenting newly commissioned works in contemporary design, design-led innovation and research in response to theme of Emotional States.
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Co-designer Kholoud Sharafi poses inside the artwork entitled 'United Arab Emirates, Time is Subjective' by designers Reem Al Ghaith, Kholoud Sharafi, Carlos Gris, Hamza Al Omari, and Claudia Rivera, during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.
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Co-designer Kholoud Sharafi poses inside the artwork entitled 'United Arab Emirates, Time is Subjective' by designers Reem Al Ghaith, Kholoud Sharafi, Carlos Gris, Hamza Al Omari, and Claudia Rivera, during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.
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A visitor poses in front of an artwork entitled 'Saudi Arabia, Being and Existence' by designer Lulwah Al Homoud during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.
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A visitor poses inside an artwork entitled 'Australia, Full Spectrum' by desgingers Flynn Talbot Ltd., during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.
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Marta Terne, head of communications from the Better Shelter organisation, poses inside the artwork entitled 'Refugees' Pavilion', designed by Adrian Jankowiak and Yara Said during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.
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A visitor poses inside an artwork entitled 'Power Plant' by Dutch designer Marjan Van Aubel, during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.
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A visitor poses inside an artwork entitled 'Disobedience' by Greek artist Nassia Inglessis, during a press preview for the 2018 'London Design Biennale' at Somerset House in London on September 3, 2018.