Hacha: Handmade Ceramics, Design and Woodwork

In Architecture & Design by Isabella Moreno

HACHA is a Mexican brand that fuses the tradition of a multigenerational ceramic workshop with a carpentry and design project. It was the idea of ​​Santiago Padilla to mix materials such as ceramics, wood and leather, among others, to give life to decorative and utilitarian items with personality, design and conscience.

Santiago Padilla is a member of a family that has been working with pottey from a long time ago at Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. He finished his Environmental Engineering studies in 2012 at ITESO in Guadalajara, Mexico. After finishing he studied wood work at the same university during 2013, and in 2014 he launched HACHA.

Since then it has been a success in the country by creating a passion for different artisanal professions of the country with contemporary design. The creation of beautiful and valuable pieces are what gives meaning to design today and help preserve the traditions around the world. HACHA provides tableware and assorted objects in its online store as well as in design bazaars.

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