Studio

Living in Mexico means
to live between art

Studio davidpompa creates unique objects with a strong commitment to honest materials and craftmanship. Founded 2013 in the heart of Mexico City, having the showroom and production located in la Roma Norte neighbourhood. Our work merges the essence of materials with bold and characterful aesthetics. The collection is shaped by elegant forms, unique pieces that stand over time. We strive to bring production back to Mexico in a sustainable way. Our commitment is to create quality design objects, both beautifully crafted and accessible reaching our audience worldwide.

Brand Manifesto

At Studio davidpompa we love to challenge materials and to unwrap their intriguing nature, showing the beauty of imperfection. Developing original objects with an honest and rich character drives us as a brand. Our aim is to reinterpret our culture, to have a deeper understanding of our history, expressed in the transformation of materials with a timeless visual language.
We are motivated by strong personal relationships with the most talented people, exchanging knowledge within various disciplines, using design as a conversation. For us having transparency in our work and every step of our production is essential.
As a team we share a meaningful purpose and thrive to work within an exciting environment.

About David Pompa

Both Austrian and Mexican, he studied a master in product design at Kingston Univesity in London. In 2008 he founded studio davidpompa. His intrigue for Mexican materials started in 2009 in Oaxaca, this was the first contact David had with Barro Negro. This experimentations with black clay lead to our first collection in 2013. The same year the first showroom in Roma Norte, in the heart of Mexico City was opened. Awarded in 2015 rising talent M&O Paris and rising talent M&O Americas in Miami. In in 2017 studio davidpompa became the first Mexican brand at Euroluce – Salone del Mobile Milano. Always intrigued about Mexican culture, his quest for new forms and materials continues together with his passion for a collective work with a young creative team.

Materiality and products

Our ambition is to create contemporary design with intriguing aesthetics and a conceptual character

Each material brings new knowledge to our studio, enriching our processes, methods and history. Our motivation are the challenges new materials represent, how this starting point innovates our knowledge. Our materials range from black clay, talavera ceramic, handblown recycled glass, brass, copper, and volcanic stones. We are intrigued by the magic happening when combining traditional materials with new techniques and contemporary ideas.

Explore our materials

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Challenge, teamwork and curiousity are key to acquiring knowledge and have fun in the process

Team

We look for intelectual vitality

Studio davidpompa is a fresh young and motivated international team, based both in Mexico and Austria. A group of international professionals who grow through cultural exchange and new perspectives, a constant journey. Our biggest value as a company is our team.
As a group of designers, engineers and makers, we are passionate about working interdisciplinary. We are driven by curiosity and strike for the highest quality as well as the greatest aesthetics.
Our studio is a space for exchange of life and professional experiences. Encouraging research and exploration of new techniques and materials are our basis to exponentiate new ideas and acquire knowledge.

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