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Karim Rashid

Artist Biography

Born in Cairo, Egypt, 1960
Lives and works in New York, NY
www.karimrashid.com

EDUCATION

1983
Semester Design specialization graduate studies in Massa Lubrense, Italy sponsored by ADI/ISIA, Rome under instruction of Ettore Sottsass, Gaetano Pesce, Andries Van Onck, and others

1978-1982
Bachelor of Industrial Design Degree with Distinction, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2016
Tech-né-color, Sandra Gering Inc, New York, NY

2015
Gioara Revolutionary Glass Design, AllegroItalia Golden Palace, Torino, Italy
AXO Light at ICFF, Javits Center, New York NY

2014
SPORTART, Group Show, Art & Space Gallery, Munich, Germany
SUMMER ART FESTIVAL, Group Show, Artwork and Furniture Installation, Waterfall Gallery, New York, NY
Karim for A Lot of Brazil, ICFF, Javits Center, New York, NY
Karim for Gufram, Wanted Design, New York, NY
Purho Collection, II10 Milano, Milan, Italy

2012
20 x 12: 20 Layers Lenticular Works, Gering & Lopez, New York, NY
Ideology of Beauty, Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia

2011
Karimodworks, Retrospective, MOD, Moscow, Russia
Effetto Acciaio, Edizioni Galleria Colombari, Milan, Italy
Karim Sampler: Last 15 Years, Triennale, Milan, Italy

2010
International LED Festival, Milan, Italy (installation)
Unplanned Brutalism, Vintage 20, New York, NY
Spoke Club, Toronto, Canada
New Work, Edizioni Galleria Colombari, Milano, Italy
Blobular World, Galeria Arte em Dobro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2009
Blobulous Worlds, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Konvolution, new collection for Bitossi, Agatha Ruiz de la Prada, New York, NY
Eco Trans Pop, Colombari Gallery, Milan, Italy
Galerie Yves Gastou, Paris, France
Totally Rad, curated by Karim Rashid, Museum of Art & Design (MAD), New York, NY

2008
Retrospective, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, Brazil
From 15 minutes Into the Future - Retrospective, Domotecka Design,
Warsaw, Poland
Second Skin, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Monterrey, Mexico
Casa Digitalia, with Abet Laminati, Milan Triennale, Milan, Italy
Forårsudstillingen, curated by Karim Rashid, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bloblove, Elga Wimmer PCC, New York, NY
"Sex in Design/Design in Sex", Museum of Sex, New York, NY
Blobulous, Edizioni Galleria Colombari, Milan, Italy
Retrospective, University Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

2007
Plastik Blobular Worlds, Gallery Hotel, Singapore
Ontario College of Art and Design, Ontario, Canada
Courtyard Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
REBEL, Edizioni Galleria Colombari, Milan, Italy
Design on Stage, Triennale Museum, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

2006
Price Tower Arts Center, Bartlesville, OK
Denizen Gallery, Culver City, CA
Philippines International Furniture Show, Manila, Philippines

2005
Safe: Design Takes On Risk Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Tatinsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Touch me, V & A Museum, London, UK
Karim Rashid New Works 2005, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

2003
International Glass Vessels, Kentucky Art and Craft Gallery, Louisville, KY

2002
Organomica, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Latent Utopias, Graz, Austria
Skin: Surface, Substance & Design, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY
Habitat: Canadian Design Now, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
Pleasurescape, Interior Wonderland, Kortrijk, Belgium Pleasurescape
Pleasurescape, Cristiani Gallery, Paris, France

2001
Orgy Sofa, International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF), New York, NY
Surfacescape, Salone Internazionale del Mobile, Milan, Italy
PLOB, Capp St. Gallery, San Francisco, CA
MOMO 100 Pink/Pleasurescape, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Furniturism, Totem Gallery, New York, NY
Workspheres, Museum of Modern Art, New York (MoMA), NY
010101, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2000
Mutter und Kind, Versteigerung Zu Gunsten Der Aktion, Schwerin, Germany
Pleasurtronics, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
2000 Años Luz, Centro de Arte La Recova, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain
Design Matters, MoCA Showcases, North Miami, FL
Der neue Schmann-Flugel, Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
New York 10 Designers, World Design City, Gifu, Japan
Oh Chair, The Art of the Chair, Buffalo State College, Burchfield-Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
New American Landscape, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Design Culture Now, National Design Triennial, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY
Salon of the 21st century, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

1999
Collab Award, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
Pure Rashid, Inside Gallery, Toronto, Canada
5 Senses / Blobjects, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Tri-spectra tables, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
New Umbra Products, Totem Gallery, New York, NY

1998
Decola Vita, Idée Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Young Designer of the Year Award, Modernism Show, Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, NY
Pure Rashid, Totem Gallery, New York, NY
Virtu 11, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Canada. Arp stools, Garbo Waste can.
Toronto Design Exchange, Toronto, Canada. 4 Canadian Designers for Umbra.

1997
Good Design, Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Design and Architecture, Chicago, IL
Ecstasy of the Unnatural, Idée Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Christie's Auction for Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York. Table Design, 10 Nambé Vases.

1996
Faculty Focus: Art and Design, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Virtu Retrospective, Toronto Design Exchange, Toronto, Canada
GOOD Design, Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Design and Architecture, Chicago, IL

1995
GOOD Design, Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Design and Architecture, Chicago, IL (exhibition and permanent collection)
Transparency, Gallery 91, New York, NY

1995-97
Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY, traveled to Tokyo Gas Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Review Show, Design Museum, London, UK
Virtu 9, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver, Canada

1994
Digital Nature Installation, Third Order of Nature, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery 91, New York, NY
Virtu 8, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Canada

1993
British Design Museum, London, England. Permanent Collection, Abaxial Clocks.
Virtu 7, Toronto, Canada. Coffee Table and Mantle Clocks.
Design Center, Toronto, Canada. 3 furniture prototypes.

1992
International Eyeglasses Competition, Fukui, Japan. Proposal for eyeglass design.
Gallery of Functional Art, Los Angles, CA. Furniture installation of 3 pieces of furniture.
Table, Lamp & Chair 1992, Portland, OR. 3 pieces of furniture.
Gallery of Functional Art, Los Angeles, CA. New Lighting, 3 Lamps.
Gallery 91, NYC. 'Cheap Design'.
Gallery of Functional Art, Los Angeles, CA. Architects' Art, 6 objects.

1991
Levison-Kane Gallery, Boston, MA. 10 Canadian Designers. Vanity.
Nolte Showroom, NYC. Six Furniture proposals.
Design Museum, London, England. 2 lamps.

1990
Virtu 5, Toronto, Montreal, Hong Kong. Vanity.

1989
Gallery 76, Toronto; NSCAD Gallery, Halifax; Emily Carr Gallery, Vancouver. 'Theory & Practice: Karim Rashid, Hani Rashid.' 5 Furniture proposals.
Virtu 4, Toronto, Montreal, and Taiwan. Chair.
Steelcase Design Center, NYC and 13 other US cities. '30 Under 30'.
Axis gallery, Tokyo, Japan. Portfolio Works.

1988
Powerplant Art gallery, Toronto, Canada. Art and the Industries. Design of Laser measuring device.

1986
Virtu 2, Toronto, and Montreal. Lamp.
McDougal Gallery, Minister of Culture, Toronto. 'Creative Sparks'. Portable computer and cargo examination system

1984
Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Canada. 'The Fine Line'. Spider stool.
Virtu, Toronto, Canada. Spider couch.


SELECTED AWARDS

2008
Red Dot distinction for high design quality: Gaia & Gino Creemy Tea & Coffee Set
Red Dot distinction for high design quality: Bonaldo Poly Chair

2007
GOOD DESIGN Award: Ronson Biaxial Lighter
GOOD DESIGN Award: Bonaldo Poly Chair
GOOD DESIGN Award: Nienkamper Kloud Seating System
International Furnishings and Design Association Circle of Excellence Awards: Karim Rashid, Industrial Designer
LaCie Skwarim inducted into the permanent collection of the Centre Pompidou, France

2002
IDEA (Industrial Design Excellence Awards) Gold Winner (Chess Set for Bozart Toys)
IIDA (International Interior Design Association) 2002 Star Award
I.D. Magazine Annual Design Review, Best of Category: Packaging (5S Metasense Perfume)

2001
Industrial Designers Society of America Gold Winner in Furniture (Kovacs Soft Lighting)
Best of Canda Design Competition, Product Design Winner (Q-Chaise for Umbra)
ID Magazine 47th Annual Review; Design Distinction in 3 categories; Furniture (Q-Chaise)
Packaging (Issey Miyake L'Eau D'Issey Pour Homme), Concepts (Pleasurescape)
Good Design Award for "New Move" Boom Bowl, Chicago Athenaeum Museum
Design Journal Award For Design Excellence, Platinum Award, Wavelength, Neinkamper
National Post Design Exchange Awards, Silver Award, Umbra Table Collection, Umbra
National Post Design Exchange Awards, Merit Award, Q-Chaise, Umbra
National Post Design Exchange Awards, Merit Award, Wavelength, Neinkamper
National Post Design Exchange Awards, Gold Award, Leonardo Glass Collection,
Leonardo.
Good Design Award for Wicker Sofa, Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization,
Japan
The Interior Design Show, Canadian Design Hero of the Year, Toronto, Canada

2000
Good Design Award for "New Move" Deco-Decanter, Chicago Athenaeum Museum
Good Design Award for Neinkamper "Wavelength", Chicago Athenaeum: Museum
Design Journal Platinum Award for Design Excellence for Neinkamper "Wavelength"
Good Design Award for Soft Collection lighting, Chicago Athenaeum: Museum

1999
Daimler Chrysler Design Award, Southfield, MI, USA
George Nelson Award, selected "One of ten most innovative furniture designers working today", Interiors (May)
Oh Chair. Best Product: Decorative Accessories for Home Décor, CTGA. Toronto, Canada
Good Design Award for Oh Chair, Chicago Athenaeum Museum
Good Design Award for Umbra Bowls, Chicago Athenaeum Museum
Design Journal Gold Award for the Oh Chair

1998
Young Designer of the Year, Brooklyn Museum of Art, USA
Brooklyn Museum of Art, USA 11 Products and Furniture into Permanent Collection
ID Magazine 44th Annual Review, Design Distinction in 3 categories; Product (Perfecto, Torso, Bust & Spine for Issey Miyake, Japan), Packaging (Issey Miyake Holiday Bags), Furniture (Apex seating for Idee, Japan).
Virtu 11 National Design Award for Garbo Can for Umbra, Canada and Arp Stools for Pure Design, Canada
GOOD Design Award/Permanent Collection for Issey Miyake Bags and Nambé Wave, Shimmer, Moon Frames
Montreal Museum of Decorative Arts Permanent Collection for 11 Products and furniture, Various Manufacturers
SFMOMA Permanent Collection for Garbo Can for Umbra, Canada
Young Designer of the Year, Brooklyn Museum of Art, USA
Material Connexion permanent Collection for Tri-Spectra / Aura Tables, Zeritalia, Italy, Miyake Holiday Bags, and Handbags, and Garbo and Stash Cans for Umbra

1997
SFMOMA Permanent Collection for Nambé Kissing Salt&Pepper and Jimmy and Rainbow Servers
ID Magazine 43rd Annual Review, Honorable Mention in Furniture Design, Lounging Chaise for Idée, Japan.

1996
Virtu 10 National Design Competition, Award for Kissing Salt&Pepper and Spin Bowl
ID Forty, Selected as one of 40 Leading Edge Designers (Jan 1996)

1995
GOOD Design Award for 32 Nambé Studio objects and Abaxial Clocks
Absolute Barware Competition, Third place (ID Magazine Dec 1995)
Virtu 9 National Design Competition, Award for Arp Chair.

1994
Virtu 8 National Design Competition, Award for Triaxial Couch, Dulcinea Lamp, and Geist Peppermill
ID Magazine 40th Annual Review, Honorable Mention for Furniture Design, Dulcinea Lamp

1993
ID Magazine, Best of Year in Product Design, Abaxial Clocks
Virtu 7 National Design Competition, Award for Aura Coffee Table and Clock designs

1992
Ontario Arts Council grant for prototyping the design of Triaxial Couch/Daybed
Table Lamp + Chair Competition, Portland, OR, Award for Aura Table

1991
Received Canada Design Council Grant in Architecture for executing and exhibiting 10 furnishings

1990
International Design Magazine, Best in Year International Designs in Lighting and Furniture Design

1989
Interiors Magazine and Steelcase Design Division, selected for '30 UNDER 30' Designers and Architects (Sept 89)
Virtu 5 National Design Competition, Award for Vanity design, Violet

1988
Virtu 4 National Design Competition, Award for Chair design, Pilgrim

1986
Virtu 2 National Design Competition, Award for Lamp design, Nike

1985
Virtu 1 National Design Competition, Award for Couch design, Spider
Progressive Architecture International Competition, Honorable Mention for Spider Couch


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1992-Present
Principal Designer for Karim Rashid Inc. projects include furniture, installations, lighting, house ware, and product designs for clients, gallery shows, exhibitions, and museums.

1995-Present
Freelance writer/critic for AXIS Magazine, Japan; Azure Magazine, Canada; Metropolis

1993-Present
Full time Associate Professor, Industrial Design - The University of the Arts, Philadelphia

1993-1995
Visiting Associate Professor, Industrial Design - Pratt Institute, New York

1991-1992
Full Time Assistant Professor, Industrial Design - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

1989-1990
Part -time Instructor, Ontario College of Art, Toronto, 3rd Year Environmental design

1984-1991
Senior Designer/Consultant at KAN Industrial Designers, Toronto, Canada. Some projects include 3D Electronic Eyeglasses for Japan Expo (Fujitsu), Electronic phone booth for CNCP, kettles and snow shovels for Black and Decker, Cellular phones, PC's, telephone for Sun Moon Star, portable computer for Semi-tech Microelectronics & Toshiba, mailboxes for Canadian Post Corp., information Kiosk for Via Rail, Office furniture for Harter, Federal Expo Canadian pavilion, Exhibitions, Interiors, & Graphics

1985-1991
Co-Founder and Senior Designer Babel Inc. and North Studio, Toronto, Accessory and men's & women's clothing

1984
1 Year Apprenticeship at the Rodolfo Bonetto Industrial Design Studio, Milan, Italy.

1981-1982
Designer for Mitel Corporation, Kanata, Canada, Full time while completing degree. Projects include 12" microcomputer, telephones, packaging, exhibit, and graphics.

1982
Contract Industrial Design work for Skyswitch Telecom Inc., Portskewett, South Wales


CLIENTS

ACME, USA
Alain Mikli, France
Aisin Seiki, Japan
Area Group, Canada
Aarhus, Denmark
Autovox, Italy
BDI, USA
Black and Decker, Canada
Beaute Prestige International, France
Bontempi, Italy
Bozart Toys, USA
Canada Post Corporation, Canada
Carolina Herrera
CitiBank, USA
CNCP, Canada
ConEdison, USA
Curvet, USA
ClassiCon, Germany
David Design, Sweden
Directional, USA
EDRA, Italy
Elite, USA
Elika, USA
Estee Lauder, USA
EXPO 86, Canada
Famous Players, Canada
Fasem, Italy
Flos, Italy
Fujitsu, Japan
Galerkin, USA
George Kovacs, USA
Giorgio Armani, Italy
Golay Switzerland
Green, Italy
Guzzini, Italy
Harter, USA
Herman Miller-RED, USA
Hidden, Netherland
Idée Co. Ltd., Japan
IMAX, Canada
Issey Miyake Inc., Japan
La Cimbali, Italy
LA Hotel, USA
Leonardo, Germany
Magis, Italy
Maybelline, USA
Mitel, Canada
Mori Restaurant, USA
Nambé, USA
Nienkamper, Canada
Novelty Crystal, USA
OFFECCT, Sweden
Plycraft, USA
Prescriptives, USA
Pure Design, Canada
Ralph Lauren, USA
Ritzenhoff, Germany
Ronson, United Kingdom
Royal York Hotel, USA
Semiramis Hotel, Greece
Sciex, Canada
SONY Electronics Inc, USA
Sun Moon Star, Tai Pei
Swid Powell, USA
Tilquin, Japan
Tommy Hilfiger, USA
Totem, USA
Toyo Ito, Japan
TRIPTIC Luggage, USA
Umbra, USA
Union Carbide, Canada
Unitone, USA
Via Rail, USA
Villeroy Boch, Germany
Yves Saint Laurent, USA
Zanotta, Italy
Zeritalia, Italy

GUEST LECTURES

2001
Neocon West Lecture. Los Angeles, CA
Stanford University Lecture
Design Boston Speaker. Boston MA
Living Surfaces Lecture. American Center for Design, Chicago, IL
Necon Lecture, NYC.
Telus Center Lecture. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Canadian Consulate Conversation Series. F.I.T
Chicago Design Show. Chicago, IL
Smith College Symposium Panel
Experimental Design Panel Symposium. Lisbon, Portugal
Opus Eyewear Design Competition, New York

2000
Chicago Design Show lecture, Chicago, IL
Pratt Institute Lecture, Brooklyn, New York
How Design Conference, keynote speaker.
'Fluid', Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York.
'Morphe', ICFF, New York.
'Morphe', IDSA, Boston, MA.

1999
'Recent Works', Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
'Recent Works', Interior Design Show, Toronto, Canada

1998
'Manufacturing Good Design for the Masses', Alberto Alessi & KR, Cooper Union, NYC. Panel Discussion.
'Cross-Designing', Donghia and House&Garden, NYC. Panel Discussion.
'Future of Furniture Design', TROY, NYC. Panel Discussion.
'Love of Difference' - 10 years of Work, Toronto Design Exchange, Toronto, Canada.

1997
'Italian Model and Design Education'; ICFF, New York.
'Variance' - Portfolio Work Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

1996
'Portfolio Work' University of the arts
'Industrial Occupations'. University of Toronto, School of Architecture, Toronto, Canada.

1995
'Form Follows Subject'. Universidad Autonoma de Neuvo Leon, Monterrey, Mexico.
Critic, Columbia University, School of Architecture, NYC.

1993
Critic, Parsons School of Design, and NYC.

1992
Critic, Columbia University, School of Architecture, NYC.
Critic, Parsons School of Design, NYC.
'Virtual 3-Dimensions', RISD and Brown University, Providence, RI.

1991
Portfolio Work, RISD, Providence, RI.
'Furniture Work', University of Toronto, School of Architecture, Toronto, Canada.

1990
Guest Critic/speaker University of Toronto, School of Architecture, Toronto, Canada.
'Portfolio Work', Carleton University, School of Industrial Design, Ottawa, Canada.
'Portfolio Work', Emily Carr School of Art and Design, Vancouver, Canada.

1989
'Portfolio Work', Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada.

1988
'Urban Design/Dress Design', Powerplant Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

1997
'Furniture Work', Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada.

1985
'Design in Italy', Carleton University, School of Industrial Design, Ottawa, Canada.

1984
'Design in Italy', Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada.


CONTRIBUTING ARTICLES

Contentville: "Our New Softscape"
Metropolis: "Variance and a Love of Difference"
Design News: " Mutant materials"
AXIS Magazine: "Mutant materials"
CORE 77: "Old School, New School"
CORE 77: " Sex Objects"
Azure: "ICFF"


CONTRIBUTING BOOKS

Vanderbilt, Tom "Daimler Chrysler Design Awards: A Retrospective of Winners", independent publisher, 2000, pg.14-15
"Interieur 2000", Stichting Foundation Ludion Publishers, 2000, pg. 68-71
Holt, Lupton, and Albrecht "Design Culture Now" Princeton Architectural Press, 2000, pg.58-59, 212
Antelo-Suarez, Sandra "Trans> Issue 6." Passim Publishers 1999, Pg. 80-95
Russel, Beverly and Olivieri, Georgy "Design Does Matter" Teknion publishers pg. 52-57
De Lucchi, Michele "International Design Yearbook 16" 2001 Calmann & King LTD pg. 18,32,98,99,152
Maurer, Ingo "International Design Yearbook 15" 2000 Calmann & King LTD 20, 135
Sapper, Richard "International Design Yearbook 13" 1998 Calmann & King LTD 197, 200
Morrison, Jasper "International Design Yearbook 14" 1999 Calmann & King LTD 54,208
Hanks, David & Hoy, Anne "Design For Living-Furniture & Lighting 1950-2000" 194,229
Toop, David "010101 Art in Technological Times SFMOMA" pg.118-119
Bony, Anne "Les Annees 90" Editions du Regard pg. 299,561,567,574,583,592,595,607
Cabra, Raul and Ngo, Dung "American Contemporary Furniture" Universe Publishing 2000 pg. 29,36,40,41,53,55,78,83,84,85
Hanks, David A. and Hoy, Anne "Design For Living- Furniture and Lighting 1950-2000", Flammarion Publishing 2000, Pg. 194,229


PRESS

2009
Wadler, Joyce. "Q: Step Inside and Watch Things Heat Up." The New York Times. 19 February 2009.

2001
Vin, Angelina "The Sensualism of Karim Rashid" Four Rooms Magazine (Russia) Oct. 2001. Pg.12-15
Berube, Nicolas "The Wrap Trap" enRoute Magazine (Oct. 2001) 46-53
Polsky, Carol "Searching for the Substance of Style" Newsday (Oct. 4th 2001) b14-b17
Brown, Mark "Q&A Karim Rashid" I.D. Magazine (Oct. 2001) 76-77
Stocks, Christopher "Global Domination" Live It Magazine (Autumn 2001) 94-97
"He Wants To Change The World" Design Korean Magazine (Sept, 2001) 88-95
Roulet, Sophie "Ae'rien " Numero Homme (Fall Winter 2001) 240-247
Seabrook, John "Plastic Man" The New Yorker (Sept, 17, 2001) 120,122,124-126,128
Victoria O'Brien "Urban Outfitter" The Sunday Times STYLE (Aug 26, 2001) 26-27
Fitoussi, Brigitte "Un Monde Sensible" Numero (Sept, 2001) 86-89
Thurnauer, Eric "The Man Who Sells The World" Maxim Fashion (Fall/Winter 2001) 94-97
MoMA Design Store Catalog (Fall 2001) Cover, 28, 51
Rashid, Karim "The World According to Rashid" GQ(Sept 2001) 138
Hall, Peter "My Collection" Men's Journal (Sept. 2001) 102
Kelly, Caitlin "Consumer Driven "Southwest Airlines SPIRIT magazine (Aug, 2001) 70-80
Von Strunckel, Shelly "Sign Design-Libra" House and Garden (Sept, 2001) 102, 109
Feria, Lourdes "Karim Rashid" icon magazine (August, 2001) 44-49
Chavarria, Anthelma "Karim Rashid: Complicated and Simple" Celeste Magazine (Summer, 2001) 59-61
Wohlfarth, Jenny "2001 Design Review" I.D. Magazine (Aug, 2001) pg. 105,124,138,170
Luscombe, Belinda "The Poet of Plastic" TIME (July 2, 2001) 69-70
"Neo-Organic Design" Vogue Japan (Sept, 2001) 43
Cole, Beth "IN VOGUE" Vogue (August, 2001) 28
Sims, Josh "Don't Look Back" Finacial Times (June 30, 2001) 11
Hales. Linda "Chilling Out with Red-Hot Styles" The Washington Post (Sat, June 23, 2001)
Jonson, Lotta "Stronger Than Starck" Form Magazine (July, 2001) Cover, 36-45
Frimbois, Jean-Pierre "Designer De'mocrate" Hors Se'rie Art Actuel (July 2001) 8-13
Rattray, Fiona "Design For Living, The Garbo Bin" The Independent on Sunday (July 8, 2001) 41
Free Magazine (June, 2001) Fashion Photo Shoot in PLOB 29-34, 37-42
Lewenhaupt, Lotta "En Man Med Manga Talanger" Elle Interior (March, 2001) 53, 54, 56
Horyn, Cathy "To Dress for Today…"New York Times" (May 22, 2001) B11
Vigna, Simona "Rashid, I'idolo di New York" IO Donna (special 2001) 54-56,58
Rude, Kelly "In The Teeth of Technology's Buzzsaw" Canadian Architect (March 2001) 38
Mecklenburg, Karin "Radikaler Ego-Trip" Architektur & Wohnen (July 2001) 48, 50
Butenschon, Daniel "Everything Inside" Totem Magazine (May 2001) 10,12,16,50-54
Sardar, Zahid "Shaping Life" San Francisco Chronicle Magazine (May 20, 2001) 112
Culham, James "Form Swallows Function" Azure (July/August, 2001) 20
Ryan, Zoe "The World According To Rashid" Blueprint (June, 2001) 78-81
Rohrlich, Marianne "To Cradle A Still Life" New York Times (April 12, 2001) House and Home 3
Shalett, Karen Sommer "He Will Rock You" Paper City Magazine (May, 2001) 16-17
Taroni, Francesca "Semplicemente incastro" CASE de Abitare (April, 2001) 38, 220
Butenschon, Daniel "Rashid:The Brain Behind The Beauty" Surface Magazine (Special Issue May 2001)
Cover, 150-156,163, 164, 168
Young, Lucie "Right Here, Right Now" Telegraph Magazine (May 12, 2001) 64-68
Hastreiter, Kim "Design For All" Paper Magazine (May 2001) 102-105
Epaminondas, George "Big In New York" ES Magazine (May 2001) 14
Shinkenchiku: #76 Magazine (March 2001)- "Sendi Mediatheque"
"Digital Art Goes Big Time" artbyte magazine (March/April 2001) 18
Groer, Anne "Karim Rashid-Redesigning The Stuff Of Life" Washington Post (March 22, 2001) Home-1,5
Rashid, Karim "Recline of Western Civilization" New York Times Magazine (April 1, 2001) 84-85
Damiell, Thomas "Mediatheek in Sendai van Toyo Ito" de Architect (march 2001) 38-43
Suzuki, Akira "Sendi Mediatheque's interaction design" AXIS (March/April 2001) 82-91
Jay, Hilary "Rising Design Stars-Karim Rashid" Art & Antiques (April 2001) 24, 62-63
Nhaeiuoy, Nick "Karim Rashid Designer" Marie Clair Siakogfingy (April 2001) 36-38
De Ritis, Pablo "Pole Position" Wallpaper Magazine (April 2001) 176
Valdez, Sarah "Karim Rashid's Super Settee" Paper Magazine (April 2001) 40
Rashid, Karim "HOME" Interni (May 2001) Insert Drawing
Young, Lucie " Plugging the Present" Metropolitan Home (Mar/Apr 2001) 164-169
Morozzi, Cristina "Profumo Di Design" Interni (March 2001) 157-158, 176
Rashid, Karim "Space Is Not The Place" Interiors" (Feb 2001) 38-41
Berg, Rona "Men Who Love Us" Mode Magazine (Feb 2001) 75
Hall, Peter "The Rashid Machine" Metropolis Magazine (Feb 2001) Cover 42-49, 77-79
Rashid, Karim "If I designed the Money" Esquire Magazine (Jan 2001) 34
In Magazine-Inside Design "Karim Rashid" (Winter Spring) Cover 6-7
Chisholm, Patricia "The Rise of Design" Maclean's (Jan 15, 2001) 36-39
Shalett, Karen "Home Décor Notes" Paper City Magazine (Jan 2001) 30
Betsky Aaron, "Soft Focus" Wired Magazine (Jan 2001) 192-193
Nikkei Ryutsu Times "Creating Space – Fashion New Wave" (Dec 16th) 3

2000
Sueyoshi, Hiroko "Rethink the Concept of the Object" (Feb. 2000) 7
Hanks, David A. "The 20th Century Arts Fair" (Dec 2000) 12
Boivin, Marie-Sophie "Le Monde Selon Karim Rashid" L'Officiel Magazine (Dec/Jan 2001) 80-82
Picket, Lynn Snowden "Object Lesson" One Magazine (Dec/Jan 2000) 112-119
"Showroom-Karim Rashid" Novum magazine (Dec 2000) 54-57
Reynolds, Jamie "Going out with a bang" (Nov/Dec 2000) 19
Lasker, David "Return of the Blob" Canadian Interiors Magazine (Nov/Dec 2000) 60
Ryan, Zoe "Preaching Design – Karim Rashid" Australian Style Magazine (Nov 2000) 88-93
"Design Special 2000" Monument Magazine (Nov 2000) 80-83
"Objects of Desire" InStyle Magazine (Nov 2000) 320
"Style" Context Magazine (Holiday 2000) 36
Showroom Vision "Magic Carpet" Form Magazine (Nov/Dec 2000) 32
Better Wonen Magazine: "De Eindeloze Designstad" (Autumn 2000) 93
Interieurs Magazine: "Le Salon International du Design d'Interieur de Montreal" (Sept 2000) 27
"Required Reading" House and Garden Magazine (Nov. 2000) 52
Rus, Mayer "In the Moment", Arena+ Magazine (Autumn/Winter 00/01) 306-312
"Time Travelers" American Homestyle Magazine (Nov. 2000) 20
Crysler, Julie "Shoe Shmoo", Azure (Sep/Oct2000) 11, 54
Cuomo, Luciana "New American Landscape", Design Diffusion News 138-141
"Perfect Package" Wallpaper (Sept. 2000) 399-402
"ICFF: Design a New York", Interni (Aug 2000): 16
Savinar, Robin and Bonds, Amanda, "Warp Speed" and "Hot Links", Surface (no. 24): 24
Nelson, Katherine, "The Designer's Eye: Objects" Sony Style (Fall 2000): 74-75
Suqi, Rima, The Best Bounty" Delta Sky Magazine (Aug 2000): 39
Pasternack, Anne. "Biotech Chic". New York Times Magazine (Jul 9, 2000): 18-19
Marimo, Meiri, "Karim Rashid", U-Way (Jul 2000)
Cash, Stephanie. "Sleeker, Thinner, Sexier", Art in America (Jul 2000): 50-53
Doze, Pierre. "L'Oeil Americain", Citizen K (Summer 2000): 44-48
Boivin, Marie-Sophie "Plastic Man" Jalouse: 108-109
Schmid, Lydia "Der talientierte Mr. Rashid" German Elle: 136-141
Headlam, Bruce, "The Secret World of Karim Rashid." Saturday Night (Jun 17, 2000): 49-59
Suqi, Rima. "Shedding Light on Design", Dallas Morning News (Jun 9, 2000): g1, 3
Rodger, Nelda, "Karim Rashid: Ahead of the Bullet" Azure (May/Jun 2000): 60-64
Analya Cespedes, "quiero que la gente ame los objectos." Vivienda Decoracion (May 27, 2000): 17-23.
Chaplin, Julia. "Keeping up with Karim." Harper's Bazaar (May 2000): 60.
Kwang, Elise and Ryan, Zoe. "Lasting Impression." Surface (no.23): 38.
McLellan, Tara. "Rubber Soul." Metropolitan Home (May/Jun 2000): 236.
Nasatir, Judith. "The Main Event." American Homestyle and Gardening (May 2000): 125.
Iannotti, Lauren, "First Class Seat," Esquire (Apr 2000): 34.
Gibney, Frank, Luscombe, Belinda. "The Redesigning of America." Time Magazine (Mar 20, 2000): 66-75.
Wilson, Craig. "Marketing by Design." USAToday (Mar 14, 2000): D1.
Wolff, Laetitia. "Karim Rashid." Interieurs (Feb 2000): 35-39.
"50 Millennium Designs." Elle Decoration Germany (Jan-Feb 2000): 17-28.
Crysler, Julie. "Millennium Mania." Azure (Jan-Feb 2000): 44
"New and Notable." ID (Jan-Feb 2000): 42-43.
Vincenti, Lisa. "Design for the Masses, Believe it or Not." HFN (Jan 31, 2000): 6-7.
Walder, Joyce. "Hipster Goes with the Flow, in Life and Art." New York Times (Jan 18, 2000): b2.
"Karim Rashid." Stil & Markt (Jan 2000): 86-87.
"Bistro Hot and Top." Elle Bistro (Jan 2000): 16.

1999
"Karim Rashid." Monument 2000: 16-17.
Jassem, Elzbieta. "Wirtouz XXI Weiku." Meble Plus (nr.12): 39-42.
Pollan, Corky. "Best Bets: Desktop Software" New York (Oct): 49.
Page, Stella. "Holding Company" Surface (2nd issue): 46.
Olson, Marisa S., "Living Room" Surface (no.19): 64-5.
McDermott, Catherine. "Karim Rashid Inc." The Product Book: 76-81.
Antelo-Suarez, Sandra. "Transconcepts by Karim Rashid" Trans (No.6,) :80-95.
Macklem, Katherine. "Designed by Umbra" enRoute (Sept): 67
Blair, Dyke. "Totem/Karim Rashid's Oh chair" Artbyte, (summer ): 92.
Brown, Liz. "Karim Rashid". Zoo: 228-9.
Obedson, Anne-Laure. "Issey Miyake 2-in-1 travel kit". I.D. Magazine, (July/Aug): 144, 150, 158.
Cook, Cindy. "And You Thought It Was Only A Chair" Nylon, (premier issue): 128.
Morrison, Jasper. "International Design Yearbook 14", 54, 208.
Antonelli, Poala. "Il Rinascimento Del Design A New York". Abitare 384, 1999. 177, 179.
Pearlman, Chee. "Design Review 99: Best of Category, Packaging". I.D. USA, (July/Aug): 144-5, 150, 159.
Top 10 Juli/August, Heib geliebt: klare kühle Sachen". German Elle Décor, (July/Aug): 47.
Wilson, Christina. "Taste of Summer". House Beautiful, USA (August): 98.
Wilson, Christina. "New Wave Plastics". House Beautiful, USA (July): 96-97.
"From the World: New Designers and New Products: Karim Rashid". Interni, Italy (July/Aug): cover & 172.
Matheny, Ryan. "Domestic Bliss: Getting Down with Good Design". House & garden USA (July): 28.
"Design: Fliessband-Virtuose". German GQ (May): 36.
Giacoppo, Pierantonio. "Karim Rashid". Design Diffusion News (May): 124-131.
Busch, Akiko. "George Nelson Awards 1999". Interiors USA (May): cover & 2-3, 68.
"Benessere (Varie)". Elle Décor Italy, (April): 92.
Leonard, Eva. "Interiors: Space Odyssey". MetroSource USA (spring): 35-37.
Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, Sketch, and Update1999-2000: 12.
Robbins, Mark. On the Table. Columbus, Ohio: Wexner Center for the Arts, 1999. Pp. 64-65.
Bernstien, Fred. "21 for the 21st" Met Home USA (Mar/Apr): 74.
Hirst, Arlene. "Take Note". Met Home USA (Mar/Apr): 33.
Brutus: Casa. Japan. (Mar): 72. Supplementary insert: 16.
"Basics Training" and Pollan, Corky, "Best Bets". New York (March 22): 58, 85.
"Der Software-Virtuose". Architektur & Wohnen, Germany (Feb/March): 24,26, 190.
Totem Advertisement, Raygun USA (Feb): 87.
"The Interior Design Show". Azure, Canada (Jan/Feb): 17, 22, and 60.
Hirst, Arlene. "Take Note: Stacked Deck". Metropolitan Home, USA (Jan/Feb): 15.
Suqi, Rima. "Radar" Out , USA Issue 62 (Jan.): 24
"Beyond Retro", InStyle, USA (Jan.): 140

1998
Phil Patton. "The evolution of a $50 chair". The New York Times Magazine (December 13, Section 6): 96-100
Rosen, Amy. "Design Dandy". En Route , Canada (Nov):108.
Settings@ Hudsons, USA (Fall). Nambe. Catalogue.
Life with Idée. "New Model Line Up Issue" Japan (Fall 98) Catalogue.
"Objects of Desire." InStyle, USA (Nov): 239.
Jensen Tanya. "Totem, to 'em". Metropolis, USA (Nov): 40.
DSGN. Totem Design Group. (Fall 98 Premier Issue). USA Catalogue.
Grace, Lygeia. "Medium Cool." House & Garden, USA (Nov): 94.
Lavazza, Andrea. "Design too, Becomes Global." DOMUS, Italy (Oct): 70-75.
"The Shapes of Things to Come". New York Magazine (Oct 12): 66-67.
Patton, Phil. "The Little Can that Could". Home Section. New York Times. (Sept 3)
Hastings, Nancy. "Objects of Desire." Canadian House & Home, Canada (Sept): 100-105, cover.
Harper's Bazaar USA, Gyro, photographed by Raymond Meier. (Sept): 500.
Wolff, Laetita "ExtraMuros New York" Intramuros, France (Aug., Sept.): 47
Today's Living , Hong Kong #132, (July): 45.
ID Magazine 44th Annual Design Review Winner, 3 Catagories.
Maddalena Padovani, "The Sensual Role of Technology" Interni, Italy (July/August): Cover and 157-161
Julie Chrysler "Sacks Appeal" Azure Magazine, Canada (May / June): 27
Fasem Kid Advertisement, Interni, Italy (July/August): 39
Lucie Young "CURRENTS' New York Times, USA (April 14, 1998): F3
" WHAT'S NEW" Elle Deco, Japan (No.36, June 1998): 13
Angela Pirisi. " Designing Towers a New Aesthetic" Canadian Interior, Canada (March/April 1998): 10-12
Chiharu Watabe. "Surf It Anyway: Karim Rashid' ROJAK: IDEE magazine, Japan (Vol.1): 90-95
Yaniza Tavarez. " Consumer Products" Graphis Magazine, USA #314: 18-21
"Future Past" I.D. Magazine, USA (March/April 1998): 25
Hastings, Nancy. "Green Talk" Gardening Life, Canada (Early spring 1998): 15
"Design.com" Design Report, Germany(Feb. 1998):32
"What's In? What's Out?" Flare Magazine, Canada (Jan. 1998): 23
Arlene Hirst. "Take Note" Metropolitan Home, USA (Jan/Feb. 1998): 25, 28

1997
"USA" Interni Magazine, Italy (Jul. /Aug. 1997): 154
Graphis Product Design 2- New York, USA: Graphis Inc., 1997: 131, 140-141
Starck, Philippe. International Design Yearbook: 3.40.
Young Pamela. "Industrious Design" Globe and Mail, December 27, 1997, Arts section
"Designers of the New Generation " Elle Deco, Japan (Dec. 1997): 125
Codrington, Andrea. "Poetry in Plastic" I.D.Magazine, USA (Nov./Dec. 1997): 118
"Nambe ad" Metropolitan Home, USA (Nov./Dec. 1997): 122
Jennifer David. Future Perfect" Toronto Life Fashion Magazine, Canada (Nov. 1997): 116-120
"If it's broke, fix it" Metropolis, USA (Oct. 1997): 170
Rude, Kelly. "The Spirit of Technology" Azure Magazine, Canada (Sept/Oct. 1997): 11
Codrington, Andrea. "Karim Rashid." Graphis Magazine, USA #309, 10 page feature profile: 58-67
Young, Pamela. " Globe and Mail, August?, 1997, Arts Section.
"Loungin Honorable mention" ID. USA (July / Aug. 1997): 170
Dianotto, Edna Goldstaub. "USA" Interni Magazine, Italy (July / Aug. 1997): 148
Brooke Stoddard, Amy Crain. "One Word: Plastic" House and Garden, USA (July. 1997): 37
Finlay, Liza. "Hot and Cool Canadians" Flare Magazine, Canada(July 1997): 54
"Variance and love of difference" Metropolis, USA (June): 48-55
Vansittart, Katherine. "News in Design." Azure Magazine, Canada (May 1997): 111.
International Design Yearbook 12 - England / Italy / Japan - Jimmy Sugar and Creamer

1996
Stoddard, Brooke. "Object As Subject." Harper's Bazaar, USA(Nov. 1996): 185-6
Mendini, Alessandro. International Design Yearbook: 2.2 5
"New and Notable." I.D. Magazine, USA (Nov. 1996): 36
Rashid Karim. "Bent On Expression." Azure Magazine, Canada (Sept. 1996) 16-7
Museum of Modern Art Store Catalogue (Fall 1996): 42-44.
Juror, "Concepts and Students." I.D. Magazine, USA (July 1996): 195-6
"Talk Shop." AXIS Magazine, Japan (July./ Aug. 1996 # 62) 88-89
Vansittart, Katherine. "Metal Elements." Azure magazine, Canada (May 1996): 35
Meyerson, Jeremy. International Lighting Design. London, England: Calmann and King Ltd., 1996. P, 97.
International Design Yearbook 11. London, England: Calmann and King Ltd., 1996. P.94.
Codrington, Andrea. " The I.D. Forty". I.D. Magazine , USA (Jan 1996): 73.
"Looking into the Future." Insite Magazine, Canada (Jan 1996): 12.
"Profile." Nikkei Design, Japan (Jan 1996):68-9

1995
"Absolut Barware Winners." I.D. Magazine, USA (Nov.1995):21.
New and Notable 2. Rockport, Massachusetts: Rockport Press, 1995. Pp.13, 22,47.
"News in Design Article." Azure Magazine, Canada (Nov. 1995): 21.
"Mutant Materials" MODO Magazine, Italy (Sept.1995).
"Mutant Materials" Design News, England (July. 1995).
Rude, Kelly. "Things Art Seldom What They Seem." Globe and Mail, August 3, 1995, Arts Section.
International Design Yearbook 10. London, England: Calmann and king Ltd., 1995.p.137.
Antonelli, Paola. Mutant Material in Contemporary Design. New York, NY: Museum of Modern Art, 1995.p.88.
"New and Notable." I.D. Magazine, USA (May/Jun. 1995): 84.
"Not objects But Experience." AXIS Magazine, Japan (Spring 1995 # 55): 120-3

1994
Fatt, Nicola Ho. "Industrial Strength Rashid." Azure Magazine, Canada (Nov. 1994): 32-5.
Museum of Modern Art Store Catalogue (Winter 1994/5): 31
"Honorable Mention- Furniture." I.D. Magazine, USA (Aug. 1994): 160
"Random Wind." WIND Magazine, Japan (Summer 1994): 109
Baba, Keiichi." Still Life." Mr. High Fashion, Japan (June 1994): 74-5.
International Design Yearbook 9- England / Italy / Japan-6 projects.
Viemeister, Tucker. Product Design 6. Glen Clove, NY: PBC Int'l. 1993. Pp.54.92, 122,138,206-7

1993
Nikkei Design, Japan (Dec.1993)
"Consumer Products." I.D. Magazine, USA (July 1993): 51
"The Chair." Design Week, England (Oct. 1993): 11.
"Personal Space." Metropolis Magazine (Oct. 1993): 41-3.
"Da Vinci of Design." Canadian Interiors, Canada (Apr.1993): 20
Ebihara, Yoshiko." Furniture, Rhode Island." WIND Magazine , Japan (Jan 1993): 98-9
1991 New and Notable Product Design. Rockport, Massachusetts: Rockport Press, 1991. pp. 125, 187.
Canadian Art Magazine, Canada (Fall 1991)
1990 "Hyperborean and Cotquean." International Design Magazine, USA (Aug. 1990): 112.
Wood, John. "Direction." Design Magazine, England (Jul) :11.
Holt, Steven. "New York." AXIS Magazine, Japan. (Autumn): 18.
"Virtu." Canadian Interiors, Canada (Nov): 62.
"Absent Friends." Design, Magazine, England (Feb): 14.
Azure Magazine, Canada (Oct).
1989 Canadian Art Magazine, Canada (Oct).
Wagner, Michael. "Thirty Under Thirty." Interiors Magazine, USA (Sept): 190.
"Fast Forward." Canadian Art, Canada (Winter): 34.

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