SOMBRA is a lighting design studio based in Mexico City founded by Paola Jose; its foremost purpose is to use light as the main means of communication becoming an almost tangible material.


SOMBRA aims to work hand in hand with the architects, designers and clients in order to create high quality lighting design projects.


We seek to develop healthier and livable spaces with the power of light.

Paola Jose


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

The University of Texas, USA


Master of Science in Architectural Lighting Design

Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan, Sweden