Following the belief that the right light can transform any environment, Pablo Designs creates lasting solutions that provide a lifetime of illumination. Their products are inspired by the purity of light’s essence and its ability to reveal and define environments. Pablo Designs fuses beauty and utility with the ultimate goal of enhancing your daily lighting experiences.
Embracing a less-is-more ideology, Pablo Designs frequently challenges traditional design metaphors, developing more practical solutions distilled down to their essence, form and light.
A common thread links each design—valuing permanence and sustainability, and discarding the disposable mindset so prevalent today. Pablo Designs is rooted in a mission to create designs that deepen the relationship between objects, their users, and their environments.
Pablo Designs was founded in San Francisco in 1993 by Venezuelan-born industrial designer Pablo Pardo. Embracing a less-is-more ideology, Pablo challenges traditional design metaphors, developing practical yet beautiful solutions distilled down to their essence, form, and light. A common thread links all of Pablo Designs creations, valuing permanence and sustainability, discarding the disposable mindset so prevalent today. The firm’s mission is to create designs that deepen the relationship between objects, their users, and their environments. Pablo Designs has partnered with Haworth for over a decade, blending their lighting innovation with leadership in interiors to ensure every space fulfills its potential and purpose.
Since establishing Pablo Designs in San Francisco in 1993, Pardo’s studio has gained international recognition for its innovative lighting and home furnishings. Pardo attributes his early passion for design to his upbringing, which he spent surrounded by a family of artists and engineers. Having combined traits from each sphere, he’s shaped a unique creative process upon which his studio thrives.