Eric Gallina

Inside Camilo Pardo’s Detroit Studio

Camilo Pardo splits his time between Detroit and Los Angeles, working out of two spaces to create the brilliant artwork that adorns the homes and offices of those fortunate enough to have the means to purchase one of his pieces. Ford’s bought two.

Camilo dabbles in automotive design, painting, furniture and fashion design, and opens the doors to his studio to host the original (and best) designer’s afterparty every year during the Detroit auto show press days.

This year I decided to stick around after the party to snap some photos of some of the amazing artwork on display in his Woodward Avenue studio, which included pieces by artists Buck Mook, Billy Couch, Charles Maher, Michelle Tanquay and Glenn Abbott, as well as his own. As expected, there’s also a few sweet cars…

Watch our exclusive two-part video interview with the acclaimed designer and artist here:
Camilo Pardo on Cars, Fashion and Art (Part 1)
Camilo Pardo on Cars, Fashion and Art (Part 2)

See more of Camilo’s work on his website


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