LEGO owner KIRKBI A/S photographed by Jens Honoré

Jens recently went to Billund, Denmark to the new office for KIRKBI A/S, the majority shareholder of the LEGO group, the Kirk Kristiansen family’s holding and investment company. 

The new office reflects the Kirk Kristiansen (LEGO owner) family’s focus on sustainability and consideration for the environment. The existing building will still have solar cells mounted on the facade, while the new extension will be built mainly of sustainable timber. KIRKBI has a long-term investment profile and is a responsible investor with a high ethical standard. 

Jens Honore Shoots New Campaign for Lundbeck

Psychiatric and neurological disorders are prevalent throughout the world.  Lundbeck is an international pharmaceutical company engaged in the research and development, production, marketing and sale of drugs for the treatment of these disorders.  Jens Honore was commissioned by Lundbeck once again but this time to travel to Spain, China, Texas and Denmark to document the plight of those living with these disorders with the task of telling their stories thru his photographs and videos.  The campaign highlights the patients as well as the care-givers as being the heroes deservedly so, who live with this scenario on a daily basis.

It’s thru Jen’s keen sensitivity and intimate portrayal of each subject that allows us, the viewer to gain a better perspective of the intensity of these situations highlighting the extreme importance for the appropriate management and treatment to be provided.

'Building a Dream' by Jens Honoré for LEGO

The owner of LEGO had a dream. A dream of building a house representing everything the LEGO brand stands for. A simple idea that took root and continued to grow, eventually maturing into the LEGO HOUSE. 

Photographer Jens Honore was granted full access to follow the complex and time consuming building of LEGO HOUSE a 12,000 square meter house filled with 25 million Lego bricks located in Billund, Denmark. From January 2014 with the demolition and clearing of the construction site all the way to the grand opening in September 2017. Lego published a book with all of his images called ‘Building a Dream’. 

Jens Honoré shoots for the SOS Children’s Villages in Ecuador

When a devastating earthquake hit Ecuador in April 2016, 7,000 buildings were destroyed. SOS Children's Villages started an emergency program to support families and children who had been affected, by setting up camp in the shelters and having social workers help children and their families in the area.  On a recent visit Jens had the privilege of visiting the camps and working on the 2017 fundraiser campaign.