About Us

Tomato Design Studio is founded in the pursuit of a belief that good design plays a vital role in the quality of our collective lives. We believe collaboration, exploration, and holistic thinking are the key for the good design and we strive to demonstrate them to creates desirable, affordable, and sustainable spaces that have the capacity to adapt and evolve. We stand at the forefront of sustainable design and we demonstrate simple yet engaging forms, sensible site design and careful detailing in all our projects. We are inspired by people who love what they do, know the true meaning of teamwork, and are not afraid of taking an unconventional path. We commit ourselves to deliver what we promise and stand by what we produce with no exception. We challenge ourselves to live with these commitment every day.

Tomato Design Studio is a Maryland MBE/DBE/SBE certified company and licensed in Maryland and Washington DC.

Sang H. Lee, AIA, LEED AP, founder of the firm, has participated in the design of a variety of project types including adaptive re-use buildings, recreation & park structures, community buildings, residential, commercial & mixed use buildings, healthcare facilities during his 20 years of architectural design experience. He has been involved in various project phases from feasibility study to construction administration/management satisfying client’s needs in each project phases. In his design he searches for rationality and originality derived from clear structural forms and efficient systems of building while striving to create an aesthetic that reflects simplicity in rich modernism. He is a true believer in working collaboratively with the clients in setting and meeting realistic goals.