Desert Island Design


Javier Mariscal has been described as "one of the world's most innovative and original designers". He works across multiple disciplines and is responsible for everything from the Gran Hotel Domine Bilbao to Cobi, the Barcelona Olympics mascot. He was also behind animated film Chico and Rita (above). Inspired by Radio 4, ACHICA Living asked design guru Javier Mariscal: if you were stuck on a desert island, which three designed items could you not live without?

Javier Mariscal chose these three items:

A moleskine notepad...


A Staedtler permanent pen and a Victorinox Swiss penknife...


So...desert island design time, dear reader - which three items would YOU choose?



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Portrait photo by David Airob. Javier Mariscal was interviewed in 2011.




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Katie Treggiden, Guest Editor

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