Drawn to Mexico's architecture and history, and a passionate traveler since young, Carlos Huber first pursued the study of architecture and historic preservation at prestigious universities in his hometown of Mexico City, in Paris and New York, where he graduated with honors in Historic Preservation at Columbia University. His diverse experience includes meticulous residential and commercial projects as well as art installations concerned with the interpretation of historic sites.
Turning to his longtime love of perfume, Huber was mentored by master perfumer and Rodrigo Flores-Roux, studying perfume history, evaluation and fragrance development. Bridging the worlds of architectural and perfume history through the lens of restoration led him to collaborate with Flores-Roux and perfumer Yann Vasnier to create ARQUISTE®, developing scents that restore authentic historical experiences.
ARQUISTE® has garnered awards from organizations like the Fragrance Foundation and Fashion Group International as well as international media, establishing Huber as a fragrance designer dedicated to meticulous storytelling, authenticity and sustainability. By the hand of perfumers like Flores-Roux, Vasnier and Calice Becker, ARQUISTE®'s creations are rich, transportive and layered.
In addition to ARQUISTE®, Huber has developed fragrances for brands such as Trudon, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, J.Crew, El Palacio de Hierro, Vacation Inc, Tequila Clase Azul and The Sabah Dealer.