Nani Marquina studied industrial design at the Massana school in Barcelona. In 1973 she began her activity at the Selles-Marquina Architecture Studio and soon opened a store, 'Self-Decor', dealing in interior decoration projects. It was here that she developed her first rug designs.
In 1987, she established the brand nanimarquina. Influenced by Nani's creative background and desire for innovative designs, the brand are an outstanding pioneer of modern and contemporary rugs.