Erika Winters, founder and principal of Erika Winters Design, is a Mexican designer creating multi-faceted, experiential residential, hospitality and commercial environments as well as of collections of lifestyle product designs. Throughout her career, she has shown the creation of lifestyle concepts expressly signed by her extensive work, Winters has a particular stamp which she has managed to capture internationally.
Winters explores and breaks the rules through materials, colors and shapes. Always pushing the boundaries with exquisite sensitivity, intuitively achieves interesting approaches to styles between the contemporary, the vintage and the ancient. Erika strongly believes in family attachments, living together, the history of the world and how it unites us in our modern life. Winters is passionate and respects the architecture and how it is essential to overcome the housing limits.
Erika Winters received her academic training in interior and architectural design in Mexico City. She has teach Architecture Design in Mexico City as well as several lectures and workshops. Erika has called the media’s attention and she has received publications such as AD Architectural Digest, Vogue, GloCal, Chic Haus, Habitat, Comex Trends and Design Mexico among others.
Luis Herrera has over 25 years of experience, known for his unique approach to design that defies traditional norms. His talent lies in creating distinct, modern design languages tailored to each client and project site. His career spans diverse projects in residential, retail, commercial, and institutional spaces, where he masterfully turns design concepts into tangible realities.
As a principal of the firm, Luis plays a central role in project management, ensuring that each project is a one-of-a-kind reflection of the client's vision and the project's context. He co-founded L Design + Build, an architecture and construction company, where he successfully led the completion of notable projects, including five-star hotels in Veracruz, as well as numerous apartment buildings and residences in Mexico City and Los Angeles. In 2010, he sold the company and subsequently partnered with Erika Winters, leading the architectural and construction aspect of the firm.
Luis holds a Bachelor's degree in architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). He's received prestigious awards, such as the AIA Henry Adams Gold Medal for Excellence in Architecture and the New Jersey State Champion Cup in Architectural Design and Drafting. Has taught design studio at SCI-Arc and Woodbury University, as well as serving as a guest critic at renowned architectural schools, including Anahuac in Mexico, Cal-Poly Pomona, Cal-Poly San Luis Obispo, Columbia University, Pratt Institute, and Rice University.
With a focus on contemporary, non-traditional design, Luis Herrera brings a fresh perspective to each project, creating unique, client-specific architectural solutions. His work exemplifies his unwavering dedication to excellence and a deep commitment to making each project a distinct expression of modern design..