Karim Rashid (1960, Cairo, Egypt) is an industrial designer and interior designer of Egyptian origin. Karim Rashid is one of themost prolific designers of his generation, he has worked in more than 40 countries, has more than 3,000 designs in production and more than 300 awards.
His designs include luxury goods, furniture, lighting, exterior design, brand identity and packaging.
Magazine Time has described it as the “most famous industrial designer in all of America“.
His work, with sensual curves and bright colors, is easily recognizable and has been described several times (by Rashid himself) as “sexy minimalism” y “blobjects“.
In this collaboration with Sosomo Rugs Karim Rashid has created two exclusive designs IKONA and LIKUID that are handcrafted in the Dominican Republic by Sosomo.
Both rugs are handcrafted from New Zealand wool in our Santo Domingo studio. Each rug is made following a high quality control and paying attention to every detail.