Karim Rashid needs no introduction. The New York based interior designer has been making waves in the design field, and today we have special news for you! Rashid has decided to join forces with the incredible mid-century modern design brand, Essential Home, and together they’ll be launching an exclusive lighting and furniture collection filled with exquisite pieces you will want to add to you décor!
Considered one of the most prolific designers of his generation, Karim Rashid has a unique futuristic design style signature that can be recognized immediately. “Over 4000 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 Fontana Arte, 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.”
His design projects have a unique futuristic style characterized by the rounded doorways, walls, asymmetric angles should be planned before the construction.
The New York based designer has decided to join forces with the renowned Portugese design brand, Essential Home, in order to create a stunning collection that does the right balance between aestehtics and comfort.
We live in the age of casualism. In the non-stop connectivity of our digital age there is a blurring of all social and human behaviors which creates this new casual age in which we live. Home is now work, sanctuary, school, restaurant, movie theater. Karim had the idea to design a collection with the perfect balance of comfort, simplicity and stunning beauty and form.
Our home furnishings must take on greater importance to support our life with comfort, ergonomics, and contemporary inspiration!Karim Rashid