Making the future more accessible and attractive for all

The power of design in making a circular future more accessible and attractive for all. Make it Circular Challenge, a global design competition focusing on building a circular society to combat climate change and address the devastating effects of waste and pollution. In this challenge, designers, creative entrepreneurs and startups from around the world can submit ideas and innovations to radically rethink our way of life: from what we eat and wear to why we buy and how we build.

Richard vad der Laken

Co-founder and director , What Design Can Do

Richard is initiator and creative director of What Design Can Do, an Amsterdam-based design platform that advocates the social impact of design. Next to Amsterdam What Design Can Do has branches in São Paulo and Mexico City. Richard is co-founder of graphic designstudio Designpolitie. Richard is co-founder of the visual column Gorilla.