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What Design Can Do

WDCD LIVE – Richard van der Laken

By 01-06-2022

Ahead of What Design Can Do Festival, on June 3 in Amsterdam, we introduce some of the speakers. Today we present Richard Van der Laken, co-founder What Design Can Do.

Richard Van der Laken is a Dutch graphic designer and creative director based in Amsterdam. He met Pepijn Zurburg while studying at the Utrecht School of Art and at the Sandberg Institute, and together they formed De Designpolitie – a renowned visual design agency, graphic design collective Gorilla, and What Design Can Do. Since forming, they’ve worked with many partners from Rabobank to Artis Zoo, won numerous awards, and feature in the permanent collection of galleries such as the Design Museum London and MoMa New York. At WDCD, they’ve created multiple design challenges, publications, and events hosted across Amsterdam, Brazil and Mexico. If Richard’s not in the office, he’s probably halfway across the world, preaching the What Design Can Do story at conferences like TED, The Next Web or Design Indaba.

In case you didn’t get purchase tickets for the What Design Can Do Festival: it’s not too late! Surf to the What Design Can Do webpage and find your tickets there.

What Design Can Do Live Amsterdam 2022
Internationaal Theater Amsterdam
3 June, 2022