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Studio davidpompa
Studio davidpompa is a young interdisciplinary design studio based in Mexico and Austria.
Founder David Pompa Alarcón grew up in both countries and has a strong relationship to Mexican culture. He studied product design in London. In 2013 the designer opens his first store in Mexico City.

The idea to work with Mexican artisanry started with a trip to Oaxaca in 2009 where David saw artisans work with "Barro Negro" for the first time. Since then we are committed to Mexican culture and artisanry. Doing that required a complete new way and challenges boundaries of culture, product and material.

Combining tradition and innovation with our passion for high quality inspires our lighting and furniture. To rethink and reinvent Mexican artisanry is the concept for all our collections. There is a surprising magic in traditional materials when combining them with new techniques and ideas.

David Pompa Alarcón
1986 - born in Austria | Austrian mother & Mexican father | grows up in both countries

2005 - Graduates "Higher Technical College of Design" HTL Ferlach

2006 - Festival dei Popoli Florence

2007 - Globo Lighting booth "Salone del Mobile" Milan | presentation lighting collection "Alice" | wall clock "Pallas Athene" for Kieninger at WSUM Basel | new Pago glass | CI Verantwortung Zeigen | Trigos trophy Carinthia

2008 - Master of Arts and Design at Kingston University, London | founds "studio davidpompa" | projects with Pago, Siemens & BKS Bank | booth AMS | redesign CI Jagdhund | Surreal minimalism collection | inclusive collection

2009 - Globo Lighting showroom Austria | CI united products | solar lighting collection "Barcelona" | redesign CI Jagd & Sport

2010 - chair collection "Venus" for bhp | various lighting products for Globo Lighting | CI Wahaha Paradise | LaNube Lighting collection

2011 - studio starts producing "barro negro" lighting | CI Armbruster | Globo Lighting Vision7+ | Jelly chair | CI Well | new Studio in Austria

2012 - redesign CI Glasstemp| CI MöbelHebein | CI Globo Fan | studio takes on new projects with "vidrio soplado" | bowtie collection 2012 | CI KärntenBus | Globo Lighting booth Frankfurt light&building

2013 – launch of first davidpompa collection | opens his first store in Mexico City | AMD Abierto Mexicano de Diseño | AD Iconos del Diseño Contest | Globo Lighting Vision 8 + and Vision 8 premium catalogue| redesign CI Akele | redesign CI Cloto | Crystal Meets Alps | Globo Lightingh booth Hongkong | redesign CI Digilogics

2014 - wit Feria de diseño | WANTED Design NYC | Expo Habitat | CCRC | De Ida y Vuelta | CI AlpeAdria Line | CI Luz da Lua Europe | Globo Lighting Vision 9 catalogue| redesign Tapp2Go