P E C A
(Spanish) n. A freckle.
For this independent design studio based in Guadalajara, Mexico, it's all in the details. Since 2007, Head designer and studio director Caterina Moretti has infused the brand with her unique ability to work with natural materials, explore texture and form, and bring nature indoors in surprising ways. Collaborations with local artisans and invited designers have contributed to the spirit of peca, resulting in a catalogue that is rich in both tradition and innovation.
Peca welcomes requests from clients, and combines its work on design collections with custom projects that include furniture, accessories and interior design.
Exhibits & Awards
// Iconos del diseño AD Award for Furniture Design for “Umo” fire pit. Mexico City, 2017.
// 20 Years of New Creativity (group exhibit). Salone Satellite, Milan, Italy, 2017.
// Design Week, Territorio Creativo: Inédito. Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2016.
// Territorio creativo: Inédito, group exhibit with Occidente. Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, 2015.
// Abierto Mexicano de Diseño, group exhibit with Occidente. Mexico City, 2015.
// National Silver Award, honorable mention for “Luna Llena” and exhibit at the Museum of Popular Art. Mexico City, 2015.
// a!diseño Award for Furniture Design for “Tam” stools. Mexico City, 2015.
// Zona Maco, Contemporary Art Fair, Casa Gutiérrez Nájera Gallery (design for limited edition collection). Mexico City, 2014.
// De ida y vuelta, Contemporary Design in Mexico (group exhibit). National Center for the Arts, Mexico City, 2014.
// SuperPAC, Pacific Coast Design, West Edge Design Fair (group exhibit curated by Jaime Derringer of Design Milk). California, USA, 2014.
// 4th Iberoamerican Biennial of Design (bid_). Central de Diseño, Matadero Madrid, 2014.
// Arte Careyes Festival (group exhibit). Careyes, Mexico, 2013.
// Hecho en Mexico - Women in Mexican Design (group exhibit). Rufino Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, 2013.
// Design from Jalisco in Helsinki, Musta & Valkoinen Gallery (group exhibit). Helsinki, Finland, 2012.
// Crea Hogar, New Design in Mexico (selection by Ana Elena Mallet and Cecilia León de la Barra). Palacio de Hierro department stores in Mexico City, Guadalajara, Puebla, 2011.
// Rethinking Tradition, Survey on Contemporary Design in Mexico (group exhibit). Washington, D.C., USA, 2010.
// 20/20, Twentieth Anniversary of Galería Mexicana de Diseño (design for limited edition collection). Mexico City, 2010.
// Salone Satellite, Salone Internazionale del Mobile. Milan, Italy 2010.