Designer Highlight: Karim Rashid

Feb 22nd 2024

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 Venician 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.