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Posts tagged as 'Karim Rashid'

Tue 6.11.

NEW VOXEL CHAIR by KARIM RASHID

Posted by Walter Phillips on 06.11.2018 - Tagged as:

NEW VOXEL CHAIR by KARIM RASHID

 

It is about visual precision and sharp lines. But at the same time function and style are inseparable, creating an extremely comfortable dining chair. It is light that brings the angles and facets to life. Each piece is an sculpture unto itself. (more…)

Mon 28.5.

Voxel chair by Karim Rashid for Vondom

Posted by Walter Phillips on 28.05.2018 - Tagged as: ,

Voxel chair by Karim Rashid for Vondom

 

The Voxel chair designed by Karim Rashid for Vondom is a minimal simple yet voluminous mono-bloc polypropylene stacking chair that is faceted just in the perfect places for comfort, just in the right angles for hyper-strength, imbuing the correct creases for beauty, and just the few merging and converging lines for purity. (more…)

Thu 12.5.

Material Tendencies: Karim Rashid

Posted by Walter Phillips on 12.05.2016 - Tagged as: , ,

Karim Rashid - Photo © Architonic

Karim Rashid – Photo © Architonic

Whether it is a space, product, fashion item or an ornamentation, Karim Rashid’s work is very distinctive: an ultra-bright empire of colour and organic shapes.

 

read this article in full on Architonic

Fri 16.11.

‘Float’ sofa by Karim Rashid for Sancal (ES)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 16.11.2012 - Tagged as: , , , ,

‘Float’ sofa by Karim Rashid for Sancal

The prolific, award-winning Egyptian-born designer Karim Rashid has realised this bold, geometric sofa for the Spanish sofa specialists Sancal. Called ‘Float’, the proportionally top-heavy design is supported by delicate wooden legs and each of the sofa’s components, such as; arms, seat, back and headrest, can be modified and upholstered in a fabric of choice. Launched earlier this year, the sofa is available in three different sizes and is part of Sancal’s ‘Flash Collection‘ which also includes pieces by Luis Eslava, Rafa Garcia and Juan Ibáñez. (more…)

Tue 5.5.

‘Kairo’ by Karim Rashid for Riva 1920

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 05.05.2009 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Kairo' by Karim Rashid

'Kairo' by Karim Rashid

At this year´s Salone del Mobile the Italian manufacturer Riva 1920 created a surprise with a range of massive solid wood monoliths made of giant trunks of cedar wood. Karim Rashid managed to handle the compactness of the material and created the rather delicate armchair ‘Kairo’.

Reflecting on the experience of designing KAIRO, Karim Rashid says: “When I designed the KAIRO chair for RIVA 1920 I was guided by the woodworking process itself used to produce a piece of furniture from a simple block of wood, with the objective of removing the least quantity of wood possible from the trunk.

more Riva 1920 proucts @ Architonic