‘People project meaning onto objects. If an object allows you to interact with it, then it becomes part of your being, and over time you see things in it that first you might not have seen’
‘I want industrial design to be a public subject. I want people to love objects the way they love clothing.’
‘....I am working constantly. When you work, you must focus and work only; then you can work less and accomplish more. When you play, focus to play only, then you will have more fulfilled relations or pleasure. When you rest or relax focus on just that, then you will be rejuvenated always. In other words if you devote yourself to the experience at hand, your life will be extremely well balanced, accomplished, and more fulfilled.’
‘Design is about the betterment of our lives poetically, aesthetically, experientially, sensorially, and emotionally.’
Karim Rashid is one of the best industrial designers of his generation and he comes from Egypt. He designed over 3000 production design, over 300 awards and working over 40 countries. He is best known for bringing his democratic design sensibility to the masses. He look way beyond design and architecture for inspiration. Inspiration is cumulative. During his 20-year career, Karim Rashid has designed a whole host of products for a number of renowned furniture companies, including Artemide, BoConcept, Cappellini and Herman Miller. His design are relentlessly modern, culturally aware in a trendy way, and evidently user-friendly. In his spare time Karim’s pluralism flirts with art, fashion and music and is determined to creatively touch every aspect of our physical and virtual landscape.
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