Endeavor Entrepreneur Ezequiel Farca is the creative director and CEO of the design firm EZEQUIELFARCA, located in Mexico City. One of the most important designers in Mexico, Ezequiel Farca is known for his clean, modern, and sophisticated aesthetic. On Friday, April 27th, Farca will launch his second book, Path, with a cocktail party at the Hotel Americano from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at 518 West 27th Street, NYC.
“Path” compiles 18 years of work and shows the design process, drawings, sketches, and models of his most important projects, from architecture, interior architecture, furniture design, and product design in Mexico and abroad.
Farca’s story begins in Mexico City and has grown to inhabit great design cities all over the world:
Born in Mexico in 1967, Farca began his career at the Universidad Iberoamericana in the same city, with an Industrial Design Degree (1980-1991). He got a scholarship by the Western Washington University inWashington State, to continue his studies of Specialization in Industrial Design (1991- 1992). He completed his studies in design with a Master in Big Scale Architecture and Other Environments at the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, in Barcelona, Spain. He is now finishing an MBA at UCLA.
In 1995, Ezequiel opened his first design studio, and later on opened a furniture showroom in the heart of Polanco, a prestigious commercial and residential area in Mexico City. Ezequiel Farca was the first furniture designer to combine the talents of fashion designers, jewelers, and lifestyle designers of international renown.
Along the years, the more than 40 national and international distinctions and design awards that Ezequiel has won include the Quorum Award for the best designer in Mexico, the award for the Best Design for his famous lounger Zihua, the Best Product Design of the Year from the magazine Interior Design and the International Award of Design in 2008 and 2010, and the Red Dot and Design Preis in 2010. IDA 2011 competition, the silver award for the kitchen furniture category.Ezequiel Farca was named Best Designer of the Year 2007 by the magazine Ambientes, was the winner of the Icons of Design award of Architectural Record, and has been published in architecture and design magazines all over the world.
Ezequiel Farca is also well-known for design collaborations with the famous Mexican architects. Enrique Norten put him in charge of the furniture design of the exteriors of the famous Habita Hotel. Teodoro Gonzalez de Leon put him in charge of the furniture of Reforma 222 in Mexico City and for the hotel El Encanto in Acapulco, Gro. Other prestigious projects include the Hotel Ventanas del Paraiso in Los Cabos and the architectural development Los Veneros with Icon Group in Puerto Vallarta and Fairmont in Acapulco. Commercially, Farca’s firm EZEQUIELFARCA has designed products and ambiances of high profile for industrial customers such as José Cuervo, Stanza, Vitromex, Corian, Comex, Nouvel Studio, Aeromexico and Kartell, among others.
In 2007 and 2011, RM along with Arquine published the books EzequielFarca and Trayectoria distributed by the editorial house R.A.M. in the United States and Canada, and by Actar D in the European Union. The books can be found in the best architecture, design and art libraries around the world, including the library of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York City, USA. Check out “Path” on April 27th!