Studio Tobias Røder

Studio Tobias Røder

Intense Identities

Lucas Perch-Nielsen and Tobias Røder just got back from yet another visit to the South of France. Once again, they taught a week-long workshop titled Intense Identities to a group of French design students at the EVC in Aix-en-Provence. This year, the students created posters for each other.

DR talk

In the iconic blue DR Concert Hall, Tobias Røder gives a talk on design. Part of a seminar for the staff at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation, commonly known as DR, the talk deals with the presence of brands on digital platforms. In Tobias’s mind, however, online and offline worlds have started to blend and continue … Continued

D&AD New Blood

Tobias Røder and Niklas Press head to Marseille, France for a five-day workshop at Intuit Lab, where they will be mentoring fourth-year students on their submissions for the international competition D&AD New Blood.

Intense Identities

Studio Tobias Røder will hold a week-long workshop at DMJX for their 29 Creative Communication students. The students will get to design identities for real clients, and experience the excitement of working with and presenting to people who have strong opinions about their solutions.

Visuel Identitet

Studio Tobias Røder contributes to Anne Mette Hartelius’ book “Visuel Identitet — Designprocessen” with their work for Radio24syv. The book is a textbook on Danish design, and offers a rare insight into what actualy goes on during the development of a visual identity.

The Adverting Line

The Advertising Line has invited Tobias Røder to give a talk about how he works and why his design ends up looking the way it does.

The Royal Academy

From 01.11.22 to 20.01.23 Tobias Røder will participate as a lecturer in a large workshop at the Royal Danish Academy, in which the students will create design for the disabled.

Graphique Intime

Tobias Røder and Lucas Perch-Nielsen return to Aix-en-Provence, France, to teach a group of fourth-year students at ECV. The week-long workshop, titled Graphique Intime, is designed to take students out of their comfort zones and into that special place where relevance meets originality.

Type talk

Tobias Røder gave a talk for the GD2 (Graphic Design 2nd year) students at DMJX, The Danish School of Media and Journalism, about the studio and their typographic work.


Tobias Røder is hailed as the greatest graphic designer of his generation. But he has faced demons from an early age. Markedsføring’s Emil Helweg Foget was asked to write a profile on Tobias Røder and ended up writing a letter to his father. Interview

Kommunikation med hjertet

Tobias Røder has been in the business for 32 years, and has come to think that his job is primarily about creating changes. For this to work, he needs a space of trust and honesty. But how does one go about creating such a space with clients who have both expectations and demands, and who … Continued


Tobias Røder met the right mentor at the right time and became one of Denmark’s most respected graphic designers. Euroman’s Teis Jeppe Gørtz asks him what it’s like to be a creative without being an artist. Interview


Tobias Røder and Niklas Press head to Paris, France for a ten-day workshop at Intuit Lab, where they will be mentoring fourth-year students on their submissions for the international competition D&AD New Blood.

Knud V. Engelhardt

This year’s Knud V. Engelhardt’s Memorial Grant goes to Tobias Røder. The grant was founded in 1932 to commemorate the pioneering Danish designer Knud V. Engelhardt (1882-1931). It is awarded annually to a designer “who has proven to possess special skills”.


In this interview, Tobias Røder reflects on the difficulties designers face when they go from being practical executers to thinkers and mass influencers. It was selected by the curators on Medium as a recommended article in their Design series. Interview

Graduation jury

Tobias Røder was the president of the graduation jury at ECV Aix-en-Provence. The jury included Jaron Korvinus, Studio Spass. Claire Huss. Claudia Klat, Spin. Yas Inukai, Walt Disney. Benjamin Grillon. And Mikkel Lemvig, Kontrapunkt.

Design Kan …

In this podcast by AM Copenhagen, Tobias Røder discusses what makes a strong logo. It’s in Danish – but well worth the listen, just for the anecdote on how he got his start in the business by sewing knickers. Listen