The London Design Festival celebrates and promotes London as the design capital of the world. As always, this year there were strong socio-political and economic trends filtering through to exhibits throughout the festival.

Having explored the breadth and depth of the design districts to uncover the key themes of the event, we organised our observations into three territories; human – the things that drive us, habitat – the environment that surrounds us and planet – the earth we live on.

From new materials to conceptual thinking, we’ve assembled a summary to act as a shortcut to London’s design festivities.

You can read the report below, or click here to download the pdf.