Hermès

Lernert & Sander continue their journey to film the perfect 360 in this piece for Hermès SS16 Men’s collection. The elegant roller skate world is juxtaposed with the more masculine, yet equally mesmerizing spinning performance of motorbike rider, Benjamin Baldini. Produced with Adult.

Hermès

Film still. Lernert & Sander continue their journey to film the perfect 360 in this piece for Hermès SS16 Men’s collection. Produced with Adult.

Hermès

Film still. Lernert & Sander continue their journey to film the perfect 360 in this piece for Hermès SS16 Men’s collection. Produced with Adult.

Hermès

Film still. Lernert & Sander continue their journey to film the perfect 360 in this piece for Hermès SS16 Men’s collection. Produced with Adult.

3-in-1

One music video for three singles by dutch band De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig. Directors: Lernert & Sander. DOP: Piotr Kukla. Milo: Alex de Heus. Production company: Adult. Executive Producer: Maarten Le Roy. Producer: Marie-Hélène Van Quickenborne. Lighting Technician: Gerard Stam. Video assist: Kevin Coopey. Art director: Egbert Steenwinkel. Styling: Thomas Vermeer & Saskia Van der klei. Choreography: Roché Apinsa. Make-Up: Leon Hajenius. Assistant: Caspar Braat. Post Production: Hectic Electric. Interaction Design: Studio-aha.com.

Around Cos

Using hula hoops and a grey 360º space, Lernert & Sander create a 360º view of the new COS collection. Directors: Lernert & Sander. DOP: Ben Fordesman. Creative Directors: Jop van Bennekom & Gert Jonkers. Executive Producer: Morgan Clement @ Academy Films. Producer: Tom Cartright. Production Design: Owen Gundry. Editor: The Ambassadors. Post production: The Ambassadors. Music: Diederik Idenburg.

Around Cos

Film still. Using hula hoops and a grey 360º space, Lernert & Sander create a 360º view of the new COS collection.

Around Cos

Film still. Using hula hoops and a grey 360º space, Lernert & Sander create a 360º view of the new COS collection.

Around Cos

Film still. Using hula hoops and a grey 360º space, Lernert & Sander create a 360º view of the new COS collection.

Around Cos

Film still. Using hula hoops and a grey 360º space, Lernert & Sander create a 360º view of the new COS collection.

Manon

Lernert & Sander direct a music video for De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig's track, Manon. DOP: Patrick Otten. Production company: ADULT. Executive Producer: Maarten Le Roy. Producer: Marie-Hélène Van Quickenborne and Bram Sterckx. Set builder: Aaron De Keyzer. Editor: Simone Rau. Post Production: Hectic Electric.

Manon

Lernert & Sander create sleeve artwork for De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig's track, Manon.

The Sound of Cos

Fashion film created for Cos, wherein the artists imitate the sounds clothes make. DOP: Pau Castejon. Foley Artists: Freddie Web & Joe Farley @ Father. Creative Directors: Jop van Bennekom & Gert Jonkers. Executive Producer: James Bretton @ Blinkink. Producer: Julie Crosbie. Production Design: Stripeland. Editor: Final Cut. Grading: Hectic Electric.

Cubes

Lernert & Sander transformed unprocessed food into perfect cubes for De Volskrant — for their documentary photography special. Photo Assistant: Thomas Boerboom. Lighting & Technical assistant: Ram van Meel.

Bells & Whistles

An installation of Bells & Whistles for the easily distracted. Created for Vector. DOP: Patrick Otten. Creative Director: Martijn Tamboer. Art Director: Jordi Carles Subira. Executive Producer: Maarten Le Roy @ Adult. Producer: Bram Sterckx. Production Design: Het Interieur. Music: Diederik Idenburg @ Most. Post Production: Hectic Electric.

Everything

Everything is a perfume by Lernert & Sander consisting of all fragrances launched in 2012. Exhibited at Colette. Producer: Maarten Le Roy. Graphic Designer: Veronica Ditting. Styling: Ferry van der Nat. Lighting & Technical Assistant: Ram van Meel.

Everything

Everything is a perfume by Lernert & Sander consisting of all fragrances launched in 2012.

Everything

Everything is a perfume by Lernert & Sander consisting of all fragrances launched in 2012.

3.1 Phillip Lim Foot Models

For the launch of a 3.1 Phillip Lim shoe collection, Lernert & Sander interviewed four famous foot models about their career, life, and maintaining their position at the top. Executive Producer: Michael Feder. Producer: Cathy Kwan. Line Producer: Jennifer Pearlman. DOP: Noah David Smith. Foot Models: Johan, Zephorah, Cathy & Jena.

3.1 Phillip Lim Foot Models

For the launch of a 3.1 Phillip Lim shoe collection, Lernert & Sander interviewed four famous foot models about their career, life, and maintaining their position at the top.

3.1 Phillip Lim Foot Models

For the launch of a 3.1 Phillip Lim shoe collection, Lernert & Sander interviewed four famous foot models about their career, life, and maintaining their position at the top.

3.1 Phillip Lim Foot Models

For the launch of a 3.1 Phillip Lim shoe collection, Lernert & Sander interviewed four famous foot models about their career, life, and maintaining their position at the top.

Jean Paul Gaultier x Eastpak

Promotional fashion film entitled 'Piggy Bags' – created for a Jean Paul Gaultier x Eastpak collaboration. Production by Wrong/Adult.

Last Season

Lernert & Sander create and capture balls of yarn for Kiki Niesten — reducing knitted garments from Fall/Winter ‘13 by Céline, Chloé, Jil Sander, and Prada.

Last Season

Lernert & Sander create and capture balls of yarn for Kiki Niesten — reducing knitted garments from Fall/Winter ‘13 by Céline, Chloé, Jil Sander, and Prada. Produced by Wrong. Producer: Maarten Le Roy. DOP: Ram van Meel. Styling: Ferry van der Nat. Post Production: Glassworks Amsterdam.

Last Season

Lernert & Sander create and capture balls of yarn for Kiki Niesten — reducing knitted garments from Fall/Winter ‘13 by Céline, Chloé, Jil Sander, and Prada.

Handmade

A still from the film 'Handmade' — focussing on bespoke tailoring. Created for Wallpaper* Magazine.

Handmade

The film 'Handmade' focusses on bespoke tailoring. Created for Wallpaper* Magazine. Produced by White Lodge. Executive Producer: Stephen Whelan. DOP: Ram van Meel. Styling: Ferry van der Nat. Post production & sound: The Ambassadors.

Lost & Found

Invitation image created for the exhibition, Lost & Found in Amsterdam. Lernert & Sander also designed the invitation.

Castello

The best flavor combinations are a careful combination of expert balance and traditional techniques. Lernert & Sander take this concept to new heights in a series of films for Castello and Mother London. DOP: Tom Townend & Denzil Armour-Brown. Executive Producer: James Bretton. Producer: Georgina Fillmore, Tiggi Walker, & Debbie Crosscup. Assistant Producer: Cara Hickson. Creative Directors: Hermeti Balarin & Ana Balarin. Creatives: Diego Cardoso De Oliveira & Caio Giannella. Production Designer: Sam & Arthur, Ben Ansell & Stripeland, Editor: Final Cut, Post-Production company: Electric Theatre & The Mill.

Castello

The best flavor combinations are a careful combination of expert balance and traditional techniques. Lernert & Sander take this concept to new heights in a series of films for Castello and Mother London.

Castello

The best flavor combinations are a careful combination of expert balance and traditional techniques. Lernert & Sander take this concept to new heights in a series of films for Castello and Mother London.

Fantastic Spins

For Fantastic Man, Lernert & Sander filmed professional figure skaters in super slow motion — wearing the latest Fall fashions. Production: Serena Noorani, The White Lodge. Executive Production: Stephen Whelan, The White Lodge. Music: Danny Calvi . Styling: Jodie Barnes. Camera: Bjorn Bratberg. Editing: Arno Ouwejan. Postproduction: The Mill.

Fantastic Spins

For Fantastic Man, Lernert & Sander filmed professional figure skaters in super slow motion — wearing the latest Fall fashions.

Fantastic Spins

For Fantastic Man, Lernert & Sander filmed professional figure skaters in super slow motion — wearing the latest Fall fashions.

Blacker Sheep

Image created for Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant's photo documentary special, with the theme of 'Family'. Lernert & Sander wanted to make a photo of a black sheep of the family, transforming a black sheep into a marvelous prize winning poodle. Lighting & Technical Assistant: Ram van Meel.

Gilette Fusion Mirrors

A commercial for the Gillette Fusion, directed by Lernert & Sander. Agency: GREY Group. Executive Producer: Jan Stebbins. Producer: Cathy Kwan. Editor: Anita Chao. VFX Supervisor: Arman Matin. Technical Directors: Bogdan Mihajlovic & Richard Kim. DOP: Noah David Smith. Model: Paul Kelly.

Pink Film Days

Posters created for the Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Commissioned by Werner Borkes. Photography: Ram van Meel. Post Production: Jan Hibma.

Pink Film Days

Posters created for the Amsterdam Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. Commissioned by Werner Borkes. Photography: Ram van Meel. Post Production: Jan Hibma.

Elektrotechnique

Film still from the Elektrotechnique music video — created for Dutch band, De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig. The video features a series of domestic sex machines.

Elektrotechnique

Elektrotechnique music video — created for Dutch band, De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig. DOP: Ram van Meel (Umsjatka Studios). Technical realization installations: Egbert Steenwinkel. Editor: Derek van Egmond. Audio mixing: Diederik Idenburg. Producer: Macha Rousakov (Suikerdepot). Executive producers: Paul Harting & Anne-Brit de Jong (Suikerdepot). Post production: Hectic Electric.

Elektrotechnique

Film still from the Elektrotechnique music video — created for Dutch band, De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig. The video features a series of domestic sex machines.

Elektrotechnique

Film still from the Elektrotechnique music video — created for Dutch band, De Jeugd Van Tegenwoordig. The video features a series of domestic sex machines.

Natural Beauty

Lernert & Sander apply 365 layers of makeup in one day to supermodel Hannelore Knuts. Commissioned by Nowness. Production: Blinkart. Makeup: Ferry van der Nat. Music: All Shall Be Well. DOP: Ram van Meel. Editor: Mathijs Kok. Post production: Condor Brussel.

Chocolate Bunny

Three ways to melt a chocolate bunny. Commissioned by Cut ‘n Paste for KRO-television in association with the Dutch Culture Fund. Music: Nathan Larson.

Selfridges

11 sculptural installations created for Selfridges — taking iconic shoe design to surreal extremes. Production by Blinkart. Photography by Lex Kembery.

Selfridges

11 sculptural installations created for Selfridges — taking iconic shoe design to surreal extremes. Production by Blinkart. Photography by Lex Kembery.

Selfridges

11 sculptural installations created for Selfridges — taking iconic shoe design to surreal extremes. Production by Blinkart. Photography by Lex Kembery.

Selfridges

11 sculptural installations created for Selfridges — taking iconic shoe design to surreal extremes. Production by Blinkart. Photography by Lex Kembery.

Selfridges

11 sculptural installations created for Selfridges — taking iconic shoe design to surreal extremes. Production by Blinkart. Photography by Lex Kembery.

Selfridges

11 sculptural installations created for Selfridges — taking iconic shoe design to surreal extremes. Production by Blinkart. Photography by Lex Kembery.

Rath & Doodeheefver

A spatial installation designed for Het Nieuwe Instituut — based on the wallpaper collection of the manufacturer, Rath & Doodeheefver. Produced by Wrong. Producer: Maarten Le Roy. DOP: Ram van Meel. Editor: Derek van Egmond. Assistant: Wilfred van der Weide. Carpenter: Fam. Steenwinkel.

Rath & Doodeheefver

A spatial installation designed for Het Nieuwe Instituut — based on the wallpaper collection of the manufacturer, Rath & Doodeheefver.

Rath & Doodeheefver

A spatial installation designed for Het Nieuwe Instituut — based on the wallpaper collection of the manufacturer, Rath & Doodeheefver.

Rath & Doodeheefver

A spatial installation designed for Het Nieuwe Instituut — based on the wallpaper collection of the manufacturer, Rath & Doodeheefver.

Rath & Doodeheefver

A spatial installation designed for Het Nieuwe Instituut — based on the wallpaper collection of the manufacturer, Rath & Doodeheefver.

Rath & Doodeheefver

A spatial installation designed for Het Nieuwe Instituut — based on the wallpaper collection of the manufacturer, Rath & Doodeheefver.

Knab

To introduce a new bank (a bank that promises to do everything differently and that reversed the word bank as their name), Lernert & Sander came up with the idea to reverse a classic opening ceremony — the launch of a boat. DOP: Piotr Kukla, Production Company: wrong.tv, Executive Producer: Maarten Le Roy, Producer: Bo de Group. Creative Directors: Job van Dijk, Maarten van Huijstee. Creatives: Lernert & Sander. Agency Executive Producer: Tim Weers. Art Director: Roland Mylanus. Music, audio, and Post-Production company: The Ambassadors.

Sikkens

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Sikkens Prize, Lernert & Sander were invited to create their invitation and program of the day. Photo Assistant: Thomas Boerboom. Lighting & Technical Assistant: Ram van Meel.

Viktor & Rolf

In 'The World Round Web' the internet is transformed with a new design and silhouette. The circle is the new square. Created in collaboration with Viktor & Rolf. DOP: Piotr Kukla. Script: Gijsbert van der Wal. Executive Producer: Stephen Whelan. Line Producer: Tiernan Hanby. Hair & Makeup: Pernell Kusmus. Carpenter: Hadewig Steenwinkel. Animation: Joost Korngold. Music & Sound Design: Diederik Idenburg. Post Production: Ambassadors.

Shades of Kenzo

Lernert & Sander create an installation of blinds with the specific colors of Kenzo’s Menswear fall collection, 2012. Produced by Whitelodge. Executive Producer: Stephen Whelan. Producer: Roma Vaccaro. Music: Diederik Idenburg. DOP: Bjorn Bratberg. Set builder: Anna Rhodes.

Needle & Thread

A highly conceptual teaser film created for a WE collection by designer Claes Iversen – starring the eyes, hands, and lips of Iversen himself. Commissioned by WE and Vogue. Model: Claes Iversen. Produced by Wrong. Producer: Maarten Le Roy. Music: Diederik Idenburg. DOP: Ram van Meel. Make-up: Stefan Ralbovsky. Editor: Derek van Egmond. Post production: The Ambassadors.

Silent Night

Dutch TV guide ‘VPRO Gids’ asked Lernert & Sander to create a cover for their Christmas issue. The image features stacked Christmas dinner elements on top of a stack of phones — referring to the idea that no one can touch his or her phone at Christmas dinner. Lighting & technical assistance by Ram van Meel.

I Love Alaska

A series of minimovies commissioned by Submarine Channel. Camera by: Misha de Ridder. Voice over: Mary C. McKitrick. Editor: Sander Cijsouw. Executive producer: Femke Wolting and Bruno Felix. Line Producer: Willeke Steenbeeke.

I Love Alaska

Film still from the minimovie series, I Love Alaska. Commissioned by Submarine Channel.

I Love Alaska

Film still from the minimovie series, I Love Alaska. Commissioned by Submarine Channel.

I Love Alaska

Film still from the minimovie series, I Love Alaska. Commissioned by Submarine Channel.

I Love Alaska

Film still from the minimovie series, I Love Alaska. Commissioned by Submarine Channel.

The Lost & Found Collection

Lernert & Sander have collected found clothing from darkrooms all over the world, and feature it in this art photo series. Photo Assistant: Kaj van Geel. Styling: Ferry van der Nat. Post Production: Jan Hibma.

The Lost & Found Collection

Lernert & Sander have collected found clothing from darkrooms all over the world, and feature it in this art photo series.

The Lost & Found Collection

Lernert & Sander have collected found clothing from darkrooms all over the world, and feature it in this art photo series.

The Lost & Found Collection

Lernert & Sander have collected found clothing from darkrooms all over the world, and feature it in this art photo series.

Elle Style Award

Award design for Elle Magazine's annual Style Awards. Lernert & Sander created a 14 carat gold version of a plastic price tag, making the unglamorous glamorous.

Viktor & Rolf

'My First Car' created for Viktor & Rolf – for their collaboration with Bugaboo. The stroller, entitled 'My First Car' is designed with high end car features. DOP: Ram van Meel. Music: Diederik Idenburg. Set builders: Barnaby Monk, Leatitia Migliore & Mike Peletier at Random. Post production: The Ambassadors. Produced at White Lodge. Executive Producer: Stephen Whelanboration with Bugaboo.

Moving A Pixel

The Sandberg Instituut asked Lernert & Sander to make a film to show the beauty of 4K — the new digital golden standard with 4 times more pixels than HD. They created five films in which one physical golden pixel becomes exactly one digital pixel on screen. The screens come in five different sizes: 4K, 2K, HD, 720p, and SD. Created in collaboration with students from the Sandberg Institute. DOP: Ram van Meel. Camera assistant: Gemma Probs. Gripper: Onne Perdijk. Lighting: Marcel Brugman. Light assistant: Alex Berger. Carpenter Set: Egbert Steenwinkel. Pixel design: Marije Buffing.

The Procrastinators

Episode 2. Part of an 11 episode series of monologues about procrastination. Artists, writers, and filmmakers talk about concentration, focus, and the fine art of wasting their time. Camera & Lighting: Ram van Meel. Audio recording & mixing: Diederik Idenburg. Music: Danny Calvi. English subtitles: Tom Johnston.

The Procrastinators

Episode 3. Part of an 11 episode series of monologues about procrastination. Artists, writers, and filmmakers talk about concentration, focus, and the fine art of wasting their time.

The Procrastinators

Episode 4. Part of an 11 episode series of monologues about procrastination. Artists, writers, and filmmakers talk about concentration, focus, and the fine art of wasting their time.

The Procrastinators

Episode 5. Part of an 11 episode series of monologues about procrastination. Artists, writers, and filmmakers talk about concentration, focus, and the fine art of wasting their time.

CDEFGABC

Commissioned by MTV Europe for MTV Shorts, Lernert & Sander built a glass harp and learned to play this 18th-century musical instrument — to give something old, slow, and ugly back to the medium MTV. Camera: Hans Bouma & Alex de Heus. Sound: Bram Meindersma. Sound production: Wave Studios. Color correction: The Ambassadors. Studio assistant: Eke Kriek.

Unripe

Dutch newspaper De Volkskrant asked Lernert & Sander to make a photograph for their documentary photography special, with the theme 'Youth'.

Madness & Arts Festival

Campaign created for the Madness & Arts Festival in Haarlem. Commissioned by Deneuve Cultural Projects. Lighting & technical assistant: Ram van Meel. Photo Assistant: Wilfred van der Weide. Post Production: Jan Hibma.

How To Explain It To My Parents

Documentary series in which 5 abstract artists explain to their mom and dad what their work is all about. The above episode features artist Martin C de Waal. Commissioned by Limboland. Camera: Pim Hawinkels. Sound: Frenk van der Sterre. Studio: Umsjatka.

How To Explain It To My Parents

Documentary series in which 5 abstract artists explain to their mom and dad what their work is all about. The above episode features artist Bart Julius Peters. Commissioned by Limboland.

How To Explain It To My Parents

Documentary series in which 5 abstract artists explain to their mom and dad what their work is all about. The above episode features artist Arno Coenen. Commissioned by Limboland.

Color Correction

Lernert & Sander color corrected 1kg of Hundreds & Thousands during the course of an average work day. Performance photography and post production: Ram van Meelking day.

Revenge

Part of a series of short videos in a 2 hour documentary about revenge. Created for VPRO television. Music: Sufjan Stevens – Asthmatic Kitty Records. Camera: Pim Hawinkels. Weisscam operator: Flip Bleekrode. Colorgrading: Efraim Gons, AVP.

Amnesty International

Campaign for Amnesty International about freedom of expression. Commissioned by Air Brussel. Production: Monodot. Producer: Maarten Le Roy. DOP: Ram van Meel. Music: Peter Baert.

Coffin Poser

Music video for Aux Raus. Coffin Poser is the second single off the album 'The Brick is in the Air', released on TopNotch/Universal. Producer: Suikerdepot. Camera: Jasper Wolf. Grip: Andre Plug. Lighting: Dirk Bloemraad, Arjen Seylens. Data handling: Iwan Kenninck. Post production: Hectic Electric. Studio assistant: Julian Elzinga, Uwe Steffen.

About

Dutch artists and filmmakers Lernert & Sander are known for their highly conceptual art films, eye-catching installations, and keen fashion aesthetic. Driven by a cheeky sense of humor, Lernert & Sander’s simple approach leads to stunning results, earning the duo numerous awards, international accolades, and industry-wide recognition. Based in Amsterdam, the duo works on all manner of creative projects, including creative concept and strategy development in the areas of art, design, fashion, film, and photography.

Clients

Select client list includes 3.1 Philip Lim, Akzo Nobel, Amnesty International, Brioni, Bugaboo, BUTT, Colette, COS, Eastpak, Fantastic Man, Het Nieuwe Instituut, Jean Paul Gaultier, Kenzo, L’Oreal, Lost&Found, Mother New York, MTV, Nowness, Selfridges de Volkskrant, Sikkens, Top Notch, Unilever, Viktor & Rolf, Verizon, VPRO,  and WallPaper*.

Exhibitions

Lernert & Sander’s work has been exhibited around the world at 3 Shadows Art Centre in Beijing, Museum Bojmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam, Colette in Paris, MAMM in Moscow, Unilever in Cannes,  Brioni House in Milan, and Foam in Amsterdam.