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British designer Es Devlin has filled the courtyard of Somerset House with trees for her Forest for Change installation as part of this year's London Design Biennale
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The London Design Biennale opened today after the cancellation of the 2020 edition due to coronavirus. It is one of the first events to physically take place in London since the start of the pandemic. Devlin's Forest for Change sits at the centre of the biennale venue Somerset House. Created in collaboration with landscape designer Philip Jaffa and Scotscape, the installation comprises 400 trees that fill Somerset House's historic courtyard. Pillars showing the 17 global goals sit at the centre of the installation Devlin, who is this year's London Design Biennale artistic director, described Forest for Change as "a place...