We are Lean.

Award-winning design and CGI agency based in Cologne, Germany.


You Are in good company.

Some of the biggest names in industry trust in our award-winning services.
No matter how different these brands are, they all share a passion for outstanding design.


Who we are.

Lean Design GmbH is an owner-led, award-winning design agency for corporate communications based in Cologne and Singapore.

With a long history in light and graphic design, we create unique design solutions across a variety of platforms – from concept to delivery.


We design, develop and deliver cutting-edge content. Our services include creative direction, photography, CGI, motion,- graphic- and packaging design.

Besides computer-generated audiovisions we also develop classical communication media for high-profile customers. 



Red Dot Design Award, Apple AATCE Design Award, FAMAB Award, Galaxy Award, Designcharts.com, DOPE Award, German Design Award Nom., Horizon Interactive Awards, NewWebPick, PickAward SOTD, WEB DESIGN INDEX, World Media Festival, Xhilarate 

Selected Clients.

Autodesk Inc., Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A., Bentley Motors, Burrows Communications Ltd., EMI Music, E.ON, Ford of Europe, GREY London, Hugo Boss, Jaguar, NISSAN, Ogilvy & Mather, Oliver Schrott Kommunikation, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, SEAT S.A., Vok Dams, Volvo Cars


Business Management


Founder and CEO of Lean Design GmbH.

Tom is a trained professional in Graphic and Sound Design. Since the late nineties, Tom has worked for high profile clients such as Porsche, Lamborghini, Jaguar, Ford and EMI Music and is also the creative mind of Lean Design. Besides his passion for audiovisual design he is a respected rock-drummer and true dog-fancier. 

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