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Designer Highlight: Karim Rashid

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At Mondo Collection we have a great deal of appreciation for uniquely designed products that bring a fresh perspective to our valued clients. We believe that great products come from great visionaries. In this newsletter, we want to acknowledge the talent of one of the most recognized industrial designers of our time - Karim Rashid. Rashid expressed that he approaches design as a vehicle to explore human experience and social behaviors, and gives meaning to the contemporary culture.
Here is a product selection by Karim Rashid through Mondo Collection, which reveals his design mastery with wood and resin.

Forkola bench made of chestnut oak recovered from the Venitian's lagoons ($22,000)

"When Riva 1920 approached me about Project Venice, I began thinking of the importance of change while embracing the future and exploiting the past and its materials for all that it's worth." (Karim Rashid)

Sleek dining table shown in solid walnut (Call for pricing)

A signature feature of the piece are the softly curved intersecting points between the legs and the table top. Available in several sizes and wood types.

Surf sun chaise shown in white matte resin (Starting at $1260)

The Surf exudes a sense of calmness and simplicity in an indoor or outdoor place. It is manufactured with 100% recyclable resin in a variety of matte or glossy colors. The Surf also features optional multi-color light system with energy saving lamps or with remote-controlled LED lighting.

Lava bench shown in black lacquered resin (Starting at $2100)

A unique experience of beauty, luxury, and functionality, the Lava is made of double wall polyethylene resin shell, with matte or lacquered finishing. Also available with multi-color light system with energy saving lamps or with remote-controlled LED technology.

Sustainable Design Selection

1 - Crazy Diamond suspension by Luca Mazza - Crystalflex® used in the production of the fixture is completely recyclable and reusable. The process of cold industrial manufacturing doesn’t emit harmful substances. The shell can be washed and it is shock resistant, ensuring an excellent longevity.2 - Vertex dining chair by Karim Rashid is made of double wall [...]

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Introducing Viccarbe

Mondo Collection is pleased to introduce Viccarbe to our brand portfolio. Inspired by the contemporary style of living, the collection includes a range of products defined by minimalism and elegance. As part of its core stand for sustainability, Viccarbe not only complies with environmental standards, it is a brand committed to design and durability.By complying [...]

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Glazed ceramic has been around for hundreds of years. This timeless material is being used by renowned contemporary designers to create pieces in a variety of shapes and colors. Here is a selection of our favorite ceramic pieces at Mondo Collection.Time Piece Collection by Jaime Hayon for SeThe Time Piece Ceramic side tables by Jaime Hayon are ceramic sculptures [...]

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How It's Made

Get a glimpse of the manufacturing process, quality of fabrication, and creative drive of the brands, represented by Mondo Collection.Passion for Solid WoodRiva 1920 is a family owned business and it's manufacturing is driven by the combination of passion for carpentry and utilizing technological innovation. In order to protect the environment, the company works only [...]

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Product: Stools and Chairs

Explore Mondo Collection seating selection and find solutions for a variety of interiors. Mix and match, or coordinate chairs with stools for an strong design statement.Gala Collection by Paolo PininfarinaThe arched back, made entirely of solid wood pieces, gives shape to a particularly embracing seat. The upholstered seat is available in full-grain leather in an [...]

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Bedtime Story

Mondo Collection presents three beds that we just added to our collection. Made in Italy, the beds are available in American Queen and King sizes.Wing by PresottoLeather upholstered headboard with a floating bed frame that is supported on a Plexiglas front leg. The integrated cantilevered nightstands come in different wood veneers or lacquer finishes. The LED light kit at [...]

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Gifts for Dad

Surprise Dad with a stylish gift for Father's Day. Choose from tasteful home accessories, classic gentleman's items, or a memorable scent. In stock or quick ship.                    Cris Wall Clock                                   [...]

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Project Highlight - West Village Duplex

Mondo Collection is pleased to present a project by Terrie Koles Design, in collaboration with Sarah Raymond from Studio 808. This West Village Duplex highlights not only a customized product selection but also what we consider an artistic furniture installation. Web Coffee Table  by Nada DebsSteel base in gold leaf finish and a customized oval crystal [...]

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Spring Fever

Channel the spring vitality to your space with vibrant colors, patterns that pop, and dynamic shapes.  Choose from one-of-a-kind pieces or customize the desired one with a personal touch.The Flower Power Sofa by Bokja is essentially a unique collage, where each fabric, color, thread, and frill comes from a different parts of the world. The collection includes one-of-a-kind pieces that [...]

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