Karim Rashid

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Date of Birth September 18, 1960
Place of Birth Cairo, Egypt
Age 60 years old
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Karim Rashid

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
Occupation: Industrial Designer
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.

Before Fame

He studied industrial design at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Achievement

In 2012, he was the recipient of the Red Dot Design Award.

Family Life

He was married to Megan Lang from 1995-2005. He married chemical engineer Ivana Purić in 2008.

Associations

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
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Latest information about Karim Rashid updated on October 24, 2020.

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