Designer, Founder, Karim Rashid
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 3,000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 35 countries attest to his legend of design. Mr. Rashid’s award winning designs include democratic objects such as the ubiquitous Garbo waste can and Oh Chair for Umbra, interiors such as the Morimoto restaurant, Philadelphia and Semiramis hotel, Athens. He has collaborated with clients to create democratic design for Method and Dirt Devil, furniture for Artemide and Magis, brand identity for Citibank and Hyundai, high tech products for LaCie and Samsung, and luxury goods for Veuve Clicquot and Swarovski, to name a few. Karim Rashid’s work is featured in 20 permanent collections and he exhibits art in galleries world-wide.
Mr. Rashid is a perennial winner of the Red Dot award, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design award, ID Magazine Annual Design Review, and IDSA Industrial Design Excellence award.