Karim Rashid is a designer by profession whose current base is New York where he owns a design studio. He deals in all the above mentioned designs and is a world renowned figure for that. In this field of design the basic rules that govern it are quite liberal as the art industry is. It is the artist who comes up with the designs that suit the images or messages that they wish to relay. The rules and regulations that govern art as are not as strict like those that govern the sciences. Karim Rashid actually has a degree in Industrial Design which set pace for his success in the designing industry. He is an Egyptian from Cairo where he was born in 1960 (Karim Rashid. 2010).
In course of his work Rashid has come up with over 3000 designs in total and has scooped over 300 designer awards world over under different design categories that he is involved in as mentioned earlier. Some of the awards he has won are in relation to interior designs of restaurants like Marimoto, Semiramis hotel among others. He has also had awards from exhibitions for Audi Company and Deutsche Bank. Although the industry is tough in terms of securing clients, Rashid has been able to plough a good number of them and in fact of high caliber and stature. Example of his clients are Audi, Korea, Axe Lab, USA, Casamania, Italy, Cysone, Peru, Cupid Jewels, Singapore among others which are giants in their own right within the sector they operate in, in their respective countries. This is another indication of how huge a designer he is on international terms (Karim Rashid. 2010).
Currently the designer is working on a various projects that he intends to showcase in the coming Milan Furniture Fair. In this collection he intends to bring on board bathrooms for Axia, Caleido and Hellos, a Corian conceptual house, Dibi doors among other related furniture and interior design items. He is also working on a sex-toy shop in Berlin which shall be owned by Fun Factory. He says that