About us

Driven by
creativity,
fuelled by
ideas

About us

Driven by
creativity,
fuelled by
ideas

Created by the team behind the influential collector car website Classic Driver, CD Works is an agency specialised in creative consulting, high-impact digital media strategy, content creation, authentic visual storytelling, art direction, and audience analytics for brands in the high-end collector car and luxury lifestyle fields.

With 20 years of experience in digital publishing at the avantgarde of the global collector car scene, the creative minds behind CD Works know how to make an impactful and lasting impression for your brand.

Digital professionals with a global network

CD Works is located in both London and Zurich. It relies on a team of senior in-house professionals, in addition to a vast network of renowned freelance photographers, journalists, designers, influencers, and media partners across the world to generate impactful communication strategies, high-quality content, and even tailor-made products.

In addition to those services, CD Works offers bespoke advertising and product placement solutions across Classic Driver’s world-renowned and influential online magazine and associated social media channels.

Meet the people
behind CD Works

J. Philip Rathgen / The networker

Philip is a renowned and well-connected collector car and watch expert, talk show host and judge at world-class concours events like the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este and the Gold Coast Motor Festival in Hong Kong.

Jan Karl Baedeker / The storyteller

Jan is a journalist, art director and media strategist specialized in car culture, travel and design. He has written several best-selling books, including Fast Fordward – The Future of Cars, The Cars of the Future and Porsche Drive – 15 Alpine Passes in 4 Days.

Ben Knapp Voith / The designer

Ben is an experienced industrial and automotive designer. He has graduated from the acclaimed Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and worked for numerous prestigious automotive brands like Audi, Bentley and Ford.

Benny Dihl / The producer

Benny is a brand strategist specialized in luxury lifestyle marketing and native advertising. He has worked as a marketing manager for automotive brands like Mercedes-Benz and Porsche and is your first point of contact at CD Works.

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