Karim Rashid, one of the most prolific designers
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation, figures show, as Mister Rashid has over 3,000 designs in production, covering a large variety of fields: furniture, kitchens, bathrooms, lighting, public and private interior design projects, packaging, suitcases, flower pots, door handles, cutlery, tableware, pens, umbrellas, mp3 gear, hard disks, fashion wallets, cloth hangers, and a long list of etceteras. Moreover, a number exceeding more than 300 designer awards attest Karim´s legend of design; In fact, in its list of awards, we can find some of the most prestigious product design and interior design awards, such as the Build Architecture Awards, the Good Design Award, the iF Product Design Award, the Red Dot Award or the Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award, as a perennial winner mention.
At present, this well-known designer of industrial and product design is working in more than 40 countries around the globe and his projects cover an extremely wide range of different areas. Karim’s diversity affords him the ability to cross-pollinate ideas, materials, behaviours, aesthetics from one typology to the next, crossing boundaries and broadening consumer horizons.
His designs have undoubtedly marked a before and after, being colourful and never go unnoticed. Functionality and minimalism are essential, but at the same time it aims to make people feel at ease. It is what the author himself defines as "sensual minimalism". His works have been designed for leading companies in the world of bathroom design such as Cisal, Ceramica Cielo, Caleido ... and for many other prestigious companies for different luxury brands such as Artemide, Audi, Hyundai, Samsung, Foscarini, LaCie, Veuve Clicquot, Swarovski, Vondom, Martinelli, to name a few.