David Pompa Can Vase Barro Negro David Pompa Can vase brings the same material Barro Negro into a new composition. A new sculptural geometry in three different proportions. The vase creates a relationship between form and surrounding, a balance between object and nature, mixing function and aesthetics. Discovering the material and its earth proccesses. The forms and smooth finish accentuate the elegance of Barro Negro, combining heritage and contemporary forms. Barro negro is a special clay from Oaxaca characterized by its black color that comes from the smoke during the firing process. Designer: David Pompa. Both Austrian and Mexican, he studied a master in product design at Kingston University 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 Maison & Objet Paris and rising talent M&O Americas in Miami. 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.