5 Mexican Design Companies That Should Be On Your Radar

As Cinco de Mayo approaches, we’re celebrating Mexican culture by putting the spotlight on movers and shakers in the Mexican design world. Some of these companies have been in business for half a decade, others for half a century. They all have one thing in common – a commitment to quality.

Arther, Guadalajara

Arther has been a restorer of antiques for over 50 years. The company also fabricates new furniture using techniques that have been practiced for centuries. The resulting artisanal pieces show the varying characteristics of wood to their best advantage.

The Cam-05 Rombus bed. A variety of stains creates a compelling design.

Vila, Puebla

Vila manufactures handcrafted wood furniture in styles ranging from raw and minimalist to intricately detailed.

The Casa wine rack stores more than just bottles.

Bi Yuu, Mexico City

This textile manufacturer values the process of making things by hand. The company’s products feature bold patterns in vivid colors.

Bacaanda Collection carpet. The word Bacaanda means dreams and illusions.

Comitē de Proyectos, Mexico City

Andrea Flores and Lucia Soto started this company in 2014 to “study the relationship between people and the spaces they inhabit.” Their products have a casual, comfortable, unembellished aesthetic that’s practical and welcoming.

Calaca armchair and Trama Collection coffee and side tables. These pieces are made from natural materials including rattan and marble. (Photo: Paulina Campos Hierro)

Nomade Atelier, Mexico City

This design and production studio, founded by Diana Quintero Vallejo and Ismael Bachri in 2012, is made up of artisans, architects and visual artists. They work with local workshops and craftspeople to create unique products that have an industrial vibe.

Casbah seating. This collection features an interplay of wool and metal.