The Garriris Chair by Javier Mariscal

The Garriris Chair by Javier Mariscal

The Garriris Chair by Javier Mariscal

Javier Mariscal is a Spanish designer and artist who studied graphics at the Escuela de Grafismo Elisava. After leaving education he worked as an illustrator on underground comics. In the late 1970’s he invented a set of comic characters called ‘Los Garriris’. In the 1980’s he began his career as a furniture designer and painter, but comic illustration still remained a key part of his work. In 1985 he started to turn the characters from ‘Los Garriris’ into objects. Of all his cartoon-like furniture, this chair most closely resembles Mickey Mouse, with the mouse ears on the back. The cartoon feet on the chair legs resemble also the feet of ‘Los Garriris’ character Julian the dog.

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The Garriris Chair by Javier Mariscal

Garriris Chair with chromed square tubular legs, aluminium polished ‘Mickey Mouse’ shoes, leather seat and back with ‘Mouse’ ears. Was designed in Spain in 1987 by Mariscal, Javier borned in 1950.
The company which manufactures  this chair is Akaba S.A.

The Garriris Chair measures are: Height: 95 cm, Width: 45 cm, Depth: 62.5 cm

 

TheGarriris Chair is made of leather, aluminium, plywood, tubular steel.

If you want to learn more about this designer  visit his studio Estudio Mariscal.

The Garriris Chair by Javier Mariscal

 

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