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In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House

The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories.

In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
Designer Maria Levene, who is representing Spain, poses for photographs in her installation entitled 'VRPolis, Driving into the Future' at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
A man takes a camera phone photo of Celine Xhixha as she poses next to an installation entitled 'Bliss' created by her step-father, Helidon Xhixha, who is representing Albania at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
A mattress maker prepares wool in 'Mezzing In Lebanon' an installation representing Lebanon and designed by AKK Architects at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7Ð27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
Designer Helidon Xhixha who is representing Albania poses next to his installation entitled 'Bliss' at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
A press officer poses for photographs with 'LeveL' an installation by mischer'traxler design studio representing Austria at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
An exhibition assistant poses for photographs in 'Piranha 1: Nerina', part of installation by Porky Hefer who is representing South Africa at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
17 -month-old Hugo Malcomson is reflected as he is photographed exploring an installation entitled 'Bliss' created by Helidon Xhixha who is representing Albania at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7-27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)
In pictures: The London Design Biennale takes place at Somerset House
'Mezzing In Lebanon' an installation representing Lebanon and designed by AKK Architects is displayed at the London Design Biennale at Somerset House on September 6, 2016 in London, England. The first London Design Biennale runs from 7Ð27 September at Somerset House and features over 30 countries and territories. Nations from six continents will present newly commissioned works that explore the theme Utopia by Design. (Carl Court/Getty Images)