WDCD Live Amsterdam 2024




This summer, hundreds of creatives, activists, policymakers and start-ups will meet in Amsterdam for the 12th edition of WDCD Live.

This year’s festival will take place at the beautiful Muziekgebouw and features an immersive programme of talks and workshops on design and climate justice. Join us to explore how creative activism can be a powerful tool for disruption—and learn from changemakers who are paving the way.


Pre-early bird – €50,00 incl. vat

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Early birld – €75,00 incl. vat

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Regular – €100,00 incl. vat

Now available until 15 June, or while tickets last

student – €50,00 incl. vat

Now available while tickets last

Late Bird – €125,00 incl. vat

Available from 15 June – 5 July, or while tickets last


Changing the course of the climate crisis means saving all that we can, while building a new way of life that is regenerative and restorative by design. It also means telling better stories about the world than those who are destroying it, and imagining a future that is more sustainable, equitable and beautiful than the past. During the festival, we’ll explore what this might look like in practice through the lens of three core themes.

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Afaina de Jong Architecture

Clive Russell Graphic Design

Bobby Kolade Fashion Design

Natsai Chieza Bio Design

Edel Rodriguez Illustration

Dirk-Jan Visser Photography

Henriette Waal Social Design

Narratives for Change: Designing Climate Justice

In this session, we’ll explore the power of storytelling and creativity in shaping the climate justice…

Rethinking Dutch Design: From traditional crafts to new technologies

In today’s rapidly changing world, progress is often equated with technological advancement and global interconnectedness. However,…

AI and designers; friends, enemies, frenemies?

The rise of artificial intelligence has had an enormous impact on the creative industries. Designers, curious…

Memberful Design and the Power of the Collective

As societies and organisations, we face increasingly complex challenges. Often it takes communities coming together to…

The Re-Generation: Manifesting Climate Futures

The urgent reality of the climate crisis continues to paint a bleak and often paralysing picture…

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