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Products by Filipa Pimentel

Filipa Pimentel was born in Cascais, Portugal and immigrated to Canada with her family at the age of two. She grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, while maintaining strong ties with family back home in Portugal.

Pimentel studied ceramics at OCAD University and graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Design. Since graduation, she has established a ceramic design business that focuses on functional tableware and decorative art pieces. Her main influence is the ocean and all the fascinating creatures that live within it. Pimtentel draws inspiration from frequent summer vacations to Portugal and trips to the Caribbean. She has participated in local and international exhibitions. When she is not in the studio, she is teaching adult pottery classes at Kosoy and Bouchard Clay and Glass Studio.