Karim Rashid - The Leading Speakers Bureau

May 03 2010

Karim Rashid

Leading Figure in the Fields of Product, Interior, Fashion, Furniture, Lighting Design, Art

Karim Rashid speakerKarim Rashid is a leading figure in the fields of product, interior, fashion, furniture, lighting design and art. He is best known for bringing his democratic design sensibility to the masses. He has had some 2500 objects put into production to date. His work is in the permanent collections of 14 Museums worldwide including MoMA and SFMoMA and he exhibits art in various galleries.

“Karim Rashid is one of the most gifted industrial designer’s today”

In detail

Designing for an impressive array of clients from Alessi to Dirt Devil, Umbra to Prada, Miyake to Method, Karim is radically changing the aesthetics of product design and the very nature of the consumer culture. His designs of the Morimoto restaurant in Philadelphia and the award-winning Semiramis Hotel in Athens have successfully expanded Karim’s scope to include the realm of architecture and interior design. He edited the International Design Yearbook 18 in 2003 and has released two CD’s.

What he offers you

Karim Rashid was an associate Professor of Industrial Design for 10 years and is now a frequent guest lecturer at universities and conferences globally showing great passion in all his achievements.

How he presents

An unconventional personality, Karim Rashid delivers entertaining and captivating addresses to a wide range of audiences.

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The Future of Design


New Technologies

Brand Creation



2007 Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards Product Design Finalist

2006 Honorary Doctorate from the Ontario College of Art and Design

2005 Honorary Doctorate from Corcoran College

Sleep05 European Hotel Design Award

Pratt Legends Award

The prestigious I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review

Red Dot Design Award

Chicago Athaneum Good Design Award (numerous times)

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