2017 Lawrence Israel Prize Lecture: Karim Rashid

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2017 Lawrence Israel Prize Lecture: Karim Rashid

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The Interior Design Department honors designer Karim Rashid with its 2017 Lawrence Israel Prize. His work ranges from industrial design to branding to interiors.
Karim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 3000 designs in production, over 300 awards and working in over 40 countries attest to Karim’s legend of design. His award-winning designs include luxury goods for Christofle, Veuve Clicquot, and Alessi, democratic products for Umbra, Bobble, and 3M, furniture for Bonaldo and Vondom, lighting for Artemide and Fontana Arte, high tech products for Asus and Samsung, surface design for Marburg and Abet Laminati, brand identity for Citibank and Sony Ericsson and packaging for Method, Paris Baguette, Kenzo and Hugo Boss.
Karim’s touch expands beyond product to interiors such as the Morimoto restaurant, Philadelphia; Semiramis hotel, Athens; nhow hotel, Berlin; Universita Metro Station, Naples as well as exhibition design for Deutsche Bank and Audi.
Karim’s work is featured in 20 permanent collections and he exhibits art in galleries world wide. Karim is a perennial winner of the Red Dot award, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design award, I. D. Magazine Annual Design Review, IDSA Industrial Design Excellence award.
Architect Lawrence J. Israel endowed this eponymous award, which has been presented annually by the Interior Design Program since 1998, to highlight ideas and work that enrich FIT students’ course of study.

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School of Art and Design

Date Created

2017-11-27

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1:29:03

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