Héctor Esrawe was born in 1968 in Mexico City. He graduated from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) in 1992 as an Industrial Designer. From 1997-2001 he was a Design Professor at UIA, after that he became Design Director at CENTRO Study House, where he created the Industrial Design Degree. In 2003, he launched his multidisciplinary design practice, Esrawe Studio, which he directs until today.
Esrawe’s designs consist of limited edition pieces, furniture, interior design, as well as architecture, public space installation and museography. Hector firmly believes in collaboration and multidisciplinary interaction, which has allowed him to work with other design and architecture studios, urbanists, artists, museum curators and scenographers. This enthusiasm has led him to become a co-founder of EWE, VISSIO and MASA, which aim to promote Mexican collectible design. He is also a founding partner of the perfumery brand Xinú and of Casa del Agua, which collects rainwater and filters it into alkaline drinkable water.
Esrawe’s work has earned him international recognition -he is one of the Top 100 Creatives 2021 by AD Magazine Germany- and awards such as: Interior Design Studio of the Year 2020 by Dezeen Awards. Best of Year, Dezeen Award and Azure Award of Merit 2020 for Tori Tori Santa Fe; Mexico’s Best Interior Designer at Firenze Entremuros Award 2019; Best of Year Award 2019 for Grupo Arca’s Design Center in Guadalajara; AZ Award 2018 for El Califa Restaurant; Jury Prize and People’s Choice in FRAME Awards 2018 for Annual Arca pavilion; Wallpaper Design Award 2018 for Xinú and Interior Practice of the Year in World Interior News 2018, among others. His work is present in the permanent collection of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, with the Centípede bench and the Vestigios jewelry collection.
Esrawe Studio is a multidisciplinary design studio located in Mexico City. They aim to develop furniture, interior design and architectural solutions for hospitality, cultural and residential projects.
The team consists of highly experienced industrial designers, architects, production technicians and graphic designers who make sure that each one of the studio’s projects is optimally crafted from conceptualization to the finishing details. The studio’s creative essence is present throughout the entire process; a process perfected every day to offer new innovative concepts.
At Esrawe, design is a living process of dialogue, linking the users with their surroundings. It is all about feeling the evolution of design, which stems from an understanding of basic physical and emotional needs of a given moment, and in each context. The studio breaths of dedication, passion and persistence, focusing on fine details and quality, always pushing boundaries and taking on new challenges.
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