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KARIM RASHID
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 40 countries attest to Karim's legend of design. His award winning designs include luxury goods for Christofle, Veuve Clicquot, and Alessi, democratic products for Umbra, Bobble, and 3M, furniture for Bonaldo and Vondom, lighting for Artemide and Fabbian, high tech products for Asus and Samsung, surface design for Marburg and Abet Laminati, brand identity for Citibank and Sony Ericsson and packaging for Method, Paris Baguette, Kenzo and Hugo Boss. Karim's touch expands beyond product to interiors such as the Morimoto restaurant, Philadelphia; Semiramis hotel, Athens; nhow hotel, Berlin; Universita Metro Station, Naples as well as exhibition design for Deutsche Bank and Audi. Karim's work is featured in 20 permanent collections and he exhibits art in galleries world wide. Karim is a perennial winner of the Red Dot award, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design award, I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review, IDSA Industrial Design Excellence award. Karim is a frequent guest lecturer at universities and conferences globally disseminating the importance of design in everyday life. He holds Honorary Doctorates from the OCAD, Toronto and Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington. Karim has been featured in magazines and books including Time, Vogue, Esquire, GQ, Wallpaper, and countless more.

www.karimrashid.com

City: NEW YORK

Nation: U.S.A.

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  • Inauguration of Karim China

    Karim’s newly designed Shenzhen office was just inaugurated last month. The 25 employees are developing industrial design projects, everything from pots and pans and appliances, to pollution masks and robots. Set in Shenzhen’s design district, the 3500 sq.ft. (330 m2) space focuses on simple...

Projects

  • AMOJE FOOD CAPITAL

    But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea of denouncing pleasure and praising pain was born and I will give you a complete account of the system, and expound the actual teachings of the great explorer of the truth, the master-builder of human happiness. No one rejects, dislikes, or...

Design

  • SNOOP

    Snoop is one of the most versatile and multi-functional products in B-LINE’s catalogue, able to adapt to various uses, besides being suited to most diverse ambiances. The playful spirit typical of Karim Rashid’s designs, should not mislead you: Snoop is a solid, rotomoulded polyethylene stool. But,...

  • KINX

    Kinx is a lamp addressing design and task symbiotically. The task lamp is a loop of adjustable LED lumens that asks to be handled. It is an object designed to bring enjoyment, not encumbrances, simplify tasks, and increase our level of engagement and of beauty. The base of the lamp is an organized...

  • KART

    Introduced in New York in 2014 to celebrate 10 years cooperation with Karim Rashid, Kart is one of the 2015 collection’s star. Kart is a bar trolley with big glass wheels representing the design’s bearing and iconic elements. The structure, entirely in glass, allows to catch a glimpse of the...

  • POLY XO - POLY XOXO

    Bonaldo presents a restyling of its famous Poly chair, designed by Karim Rashid in 2007 and the winner of multiple awards, including the Red Dot, Good Design and Best Design. Poly stands for “polycarbonate”, the material originally used to make the chair, which has been restyled this year and...

  • POLY XOXO

    Bonaldo presents a restyling of its famous Poly chair, designed by Karim Rashid in 2007 and the winner of multiple awards, including the Red Dot, Good Design and Best Design. Poly stands for “polycarbonate”, the material originally used to make the chair, which has been restyled this year and...

  • ROK & ROLL

    The Rok & Roll chair embraces the philosophy of the designer of Sensual Minimalism. It is free of excessive embellishment and is instead defined by its movement. The seat is made of two soft upholstered planes made by flame retardant polyurethane, that are connected at the central hub, allowing...

  • KARAN

    “The kitchen is the heart of the home. With that in mind, I took what is often a banal archetype of kitchenware and turn it into an elegant communal experience”. The concept revolves around an open pedestal island. The tapered curve of the island invites friends and family to pull up a seat. Both...

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