Ritterstrasse 2B
10969 Berlin
+49 (0)30 288 515 68

Areas of expertise

Corporate Identity
Brand Consultancy
Editorial Design
Exhibitions and Signage
Motion- and Webdesign

Awards (Selected)


European Design Award (Gold)
Output Award

Gute Gestaltung (Zukunft)

Art Directors Club Germany

(Gold Medal)

Art Directors Club Europe

Finalist for the Newcomer Award by the German Design Council

D&AD (Yellow Pencil)

Tokyo Type Directors Club

»Best Graduates« by Wallpaper* Magazine




Tobias Röttger

Direction and Design


Tobias Röttger received a degree in Visual Communication from the University of Applied Sciences Mainz (Diploma), and spent one semester abroad at Swinburne University in Melbourne. Wallpaper* Magazine nominated him as one of the best design graduates, and he was a finalist for the Newcomer award

by the German Design Council. For eight years he worked as

a designer and art director for HORT in Frankfurt and Berlin, where he was responsible for international clients including IBM, Microsoft, Nike and Adidas. He also guest lectures at workshops, various colleges, and events both in Germany and abroad.




Susanne Stahl

Direction and Design


Susanne Stahl graduated with an MA in Visual Communication from Royal College of Art in London. She also has a Diploma in Integrated Design, studied abroad at the Institute of Technology in Bangkok, and was recently awarded a yearlong German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) scholarship.
During her three years at Studio Fons Hickmann m23, she worked on cultural, social, and business projects for clients including

the Bavarian State Opera, Diakonie, Amnesty International and Red Dot Design Award. She has also worked as a freelancer designer for IDEO, the London-based design and innovation consulting firm. From 2011 to 2015 Stahl has been a lecturer at the University of the Arts in Berlin. Since 2015 she is a lecturer for Visual Communication at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam.




Stahl R is a Berlin based design studio founded in 2012 by Tobias Röttger and Susanne Stahl. We create unique design solutions for a broad range of clients from the commercial and the cultural fields. Our work is both research and concept driven. We don’t believe in one aesthetic method, but rather in a project-specific approach. Our studio is a dynamic system in scope and scale, strengthened by a network of talented creatives from all disciplines. Our highly varied output has been rewarded with national and international awards. We work in a diverse range of design disciplines: from visual identities, publication design, environmental design, editorial and art direction, to time-based media and digital projects. Regardless of medium, our conceptual thinking leads to thoughtful, intelligent and innovative work.


This website and all of its content, including all text, graphics, video, and photos, are the copyrighted works of Stahl R and/or various third parties.


The content is for your personal and non-commercial use only. You may
not download our content for commercial purposes without prior written permission

of Stahl R.


Website built by:

Alan Woo


Selected photography:

Ute Klein


Portrait photography:

Patrick Desbrosses


We offer a 6 month internship. Send your application, including work samples (PDF or Link) to info@stahl-r.com. Please note, we can’t reply to every application. Thanks for your understanding.