Sander Plug

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Sander Plug: Merging film, photography and the physical world.


Sander Plug is a director, photographer, visual artist and designer. He is known for his idea-driven approach, minimalistic aesthetics and composed visual language. Plug studied industrial engineering at the Technical University in Delft. After, he did a Master in Fine Arts at the Sandberg Institute in Amsterdam. Between 2007 and 2019, Sander was part of the artistic duo Lernert & Sander.


With his eponymous studio, Plug focuses on design beyond the 2D realm of photography and film. Whether creating a dining table for COS, desks for MacGuffin Magazine, a physical stamp for PostNL or a puppet dance installation for Longchamp, Plug merges his love for film and photography with the physical world.


His portfolio has earned him numerous awards and international accolades such as Andy Gold Award, Red Dot Award, Clio Award, Dutch Design Award, British Arrow and Milano Design Award.


Sander will speak at the Forward Festival Amsterdam in May. Next to him, you will be able to hear Creatives like Anna Ginsburg, Dada Projects, Baugasm and many more.