Karim Rashid was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1960 and has become one of the most prolific designers of our generation, a leading design figure, with worldwide recognition. Considered by his peers as a A-list designer, Karim has been working in the design industry for over 25 years. Designing light fittings for the likes of AXO Light, Artemide and Fabbian among other international brands .
Karim's philiosophy of "democratic design" - design for all is Karim's persoanl mantra. Throughout his career he has sort to bring design to the masses by creating affordable, approachable and beautiful objects. His work can be found around the world in over twenty permanent museum collections and art galleries. His numerous awards are too long to list.