Marcel MUSIL - Graphic Designer, Art Supervisor

Curriculum vitae

Marcel Musil was born in 1970 in Liberec. He studied and graduated from a high school of polygraphy. He dedicated his time to drawing comics, film posters and photography. After his studies he worked in a printing works located in the northern Czech Republic and later in the atelier of the Theater F.X. Šalda as a set designer. In 1991, he left his job and began working with computer graphics. For a short period after that, he worked with screen-prints creating designs for textiles and shirts. In 1994, he began working for a company dedicated to tabletop games and puzzles. He drew and produced the tabletop game Mysterion, prepared the licensing for the merchandise for the animated series “The Simpsons” and “Tom & Jerry”, and in 1998 he took part in the preparing for the textile merchandise for the animated film Quest for Camelot. For a brief time, he ran a graphic and reproduction atelier, in which, among other things, he prepared the graphics for the packaging of a line of products by Gillette and Fa. However, work in the atelier continued to limit the artist‘s work that was essential for business and organizational activities. So soon after closing several commissions, he chose to close the atelier down and dedicate himself to individual commercial work and graphics. For several years, he was employed as the art director for the music magazine RIP, created countless album covers and the visual style for many punk, rock and metal bands. Gradually he became a sought after author of event posters, especially extreme sports and skateboard events. Every year he designs a calendar for Josef Dressler - 1998 and 2003 world champion in bike-trials. He is the exclusive author for the Final brand, Repulse brand and Simple Gym brand.

After cooperation on several commissions his work from 1998 became a permanent part of Adolf Zika’s projects.