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These Karim Rashid knockout designs show why the Egypt-born designer is a genius in the field. He studied in Canada and Italy, but his career truly started after he moved to New York City. He is a talented designer who has been involved in a wide variety of projects, ranging from interior design to furniture creation.

Some of his most famous and award-winning projects are the interior design of the Morimoto restaurant in Philadelphia, United States and the Semiramis hotel in Athens, Greece; and the production of the OH chair and Garbo Waste can for Umbra, which both still sell millions around the globe. Additionally, some of his work is permanently exhibited in prestigious museums like the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

Sold in more than 200 companies around the world, these Karim Rashid knockout designs are worth seeing.