Javier Mariscal (Valencia, 1950) is, first and foremost, an image creator who develops his work using all kinds of supports and disciplines. Furniture design, interior design, graphic design, landscaping, painting, sculpture, illustration, web design, multimedia and animation are all facets of his professional activity.
Mariscal states: “My specialty is being creative, innovative, making language go as far as possible, trying to develop codes, signs and graphic messages, bringing them up to date.»
In recent years, with the team of Estudio Mariscal which he founded in 1989, he has completed many projects, including creating the interior design and graphics for the H&M store in Barcelona, redesigning the 11th floor of the Hotel Puerta América Madrid for the Silken Hotels group, creating the graphic images for the 32nd edition of the America’s Cup, and for Camper for Kids. He also had an exhibition of his work entitled Mariscal Drawing Life in the Design Museum of London, and published two monographs: Mariscal Drawing Life and Sketches, the dissemination of the new law regarding children of the Generalitat of Catalonia. He also held a retrospective exhibition, Mariscal en La Pedrera.
In 2010, he premiered the full-length cartoon film Chico & Rita, which he jointly directed with Fernando Trueba, and produced the comic book version of Chico & Rita, published by Sinsentido.