What Design Can Do, Amsterdam, 2022

»WDCD X POSTERS CAN HELP« worked together on an exhibition for the 10th “What Design Can Do Live” in Amsterdam. The exhibition was on display in the main lobby area where participants got their coffee and tea during the breaks. The team of “WDCD” picked some of the posters that have been submitted so far to Posters Can Help to exhibit great works and raise awareness for this project. Hope, resilience, and people power take center stage at “What Design Can Do’s” tenth edition in Amsterdam. “What Design Can Do Live” marks a major milestone with a sold-out festival at the Internationaal Theater Amsterdam.

On June 3rd 2022, “What Design Can Do” (WDCD) made a triumphant return to Amsterdam with the long-awaited tenth edition of its annual festival. A sold-out crowd of nearly a thousand creative activists and innovators gathered at the International Theater Amsterdam to explore how design can help us reshape our lives in the face of a planetary crisis. Leading the conversation with a potent mix of urgency and optimism were a dozen of the world’s finest change makers, including graphic designer Eddie Opara, architect Marwa al-Sabouni and filmmaker Josh Fox. Though their perspectives were diverse, one message rang clear: in turbulent times, creativity can offer us a powerful and hopeful way forward ...

Photos by Enrique Meesters & Laura Ponchel, courtesy of “What Design Can Do” & the artists. Find out more!