Category: About Us
Alejandra Ochoa de Thompson Receives 2023 ATHENA Award
Feb. 27, 2023 About UsCompany News

Thompson Traders Founder and Creative Director Alejandra Ochoa de Thompson was recognized with the 2023 ATHENA Award at the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration. An international honor, the award is presented to an individual who attains the highest level of professional excellence and is committed to improving the quality of life for others and […]

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Thompson Tortuga Tub Featured in Ferguson’s 2023 Trends & Influences IX Guide

We are proud and humbled to report that Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery has  included our Tortuga Tub in its 2023 Trends & Influences IX Guide. Always at the forefront of luxury, design and intelligence, the guide presents the best offerings in plumbing, lighting, and appliances for 2023. The Tortuga Tub was featured under […]

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Custom Thompson Range Hood Featured on the Cover of KBB Magazine
Dec. 2, 2022 About UsCompany News

A custom Thompson range hood graces the latest cover of KBB Magazine. The issue honors our friend and designer Jeanne Chung—owner of Cozy•Stylish•Chic and Designer Domicile—as the publication’s 2022 Person of the Year. The cover story features one of Jeanne’s latest kitchen projects that includes oversize Thompson range hood finished in burnished nickel and satin […]

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Samantha Thompson Lizarraga Announces Sabbatical
Nov. 9, 2022 About UsCompany News

Samantha Thompson Lizarraga is stepping back after twenty years at the helm of her family’s luxury kitchen and bath product brand. During her sabbatical (effective Thursday, November 10th), she will spend time with her husband and children, serve her community, and reflect on two decades of incredible memories and success. Samantha most recently served as […]

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Thompson Celebrates Day of the Dead
Oct. 24, 2022 About UsCompany News

On October 23rd, we gathered with friends from the interior design world to celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). This amazing evening is more than an event for us…it’s a celebration of our family’s heritage, along with the food, music, traditions, and culture of Pátzcuaro, Mexico and the Purépecha people. It’s also […]

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Thompson Announces New Director of Sales & Marketing
Aug. 31, 2022 About UsCompany News

Thompson is proud to welcome Andrew Holben to our growing team. As Director of Sales & Marketing, he will work directly with our network of showrooms and sales representatives throughout the United States and Canada to build the Thompson brand. “I joined the Thompson team because I believed in bringing these incredible products to market […]

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Thompson Named SupplierGATEWAY® Certified Minority-Owned Small Business
Aug. 13, 2022 About UsCompany News

Thompson is proud to be named a SupplierGATEWAY® certified minority-owned small business. The organization has been making it easier for buyers and suppliers to do business for over 20 years. Click here to learn more.  

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Copper Crafting by Hand
Aug. 26, 2015 About Us

Masterful, meticulous, deliberate—these three words describe Thompson Traders coppersmiths. Each maker is a master craftsman in Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico, an historic coppersmithing region. Each copper vessel is hand-hammered, creating a unique product that celebrates the area’s legacy, expertise and artistry. Thompson Traders coppersmiths dedicate hours, days and sometimes weeks to create one-of-a-kind vessels […]

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Alejandra Ochoa de Thompson: The Creative Visionary Behind the Brand
May. 7, 2015 About Us

Alejandra Ochoa de Thompson, founder and creative visionary of Thompson Traders, grew up in Patzcuaro, Michoacan, located in the bucolic countryside of southwest Mexico. Patzcuaro is a town of tile-roofed adobe Colonial homes and mansions with courtyards and balconies filled with begonia, geraniums, bougainvilleas, tiger lilies, azaleas and hydrangeas. Cobblestone streets lead from the center of town to […]

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Coppersmithing: A Centuries-Old Craft Lives On
May. 7, 2015 About Us

Coppersmithing is one of the world’s oldest trades, dating back 60 centuries by some estimates. In Santa Clara del Cobre, Mexico, the native P’urhépecha were considered the world’s most advanced metallurgists of pre-Hispanic times. With skills honed and passed on since the 16th century, 82 percent of the population continues to work in copper crafting […]

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