Karim Rashid is an Egyptian-born and Canadian-raised industrial designer. His designs include luxury goods, furniture, lighting, surface design, brand identity and packaging. Time magazine has described him as the "most famous industrial designer in all the Americas" and the "Prince of Plastic". He is based in New York City, as well as Belgrade, Miami and Mexico.
|Born:||1960 (age 59–60), Cairo, Egypt|
|Alma mater:||Carleton University|
|Known for:||Industrial design of plastic consumer products|
|Home town:||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
About Karim Rashid
World renowned industrial designer who Time magazine once called the "most famous industrial designer in all the Americas." He has designed products for Veuve Clicquot and manhole covers for the sewers of New York City.
He studied industrial design at Carleton University in Ottawa.
In 2012, he was the recipient of the Red Dot Design Award.
He was married to Megan Lang from 1995-2005. He married chemical engineer Ivana Purić in 2008.
He designed a concept store for Giorgio Armani.
Information related to Karim Rashid
- Rhode Island School of Design faculty
- American industrial designers
- Carleton University alumni