KARIM RASHIDKarim Rashid is one of the most prolific designers of his generation. Over 4000 projects in production, over 300 awards and work in over 40 countries attest to Karim's design legend.
His luxury goods award winning projects 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 interior products such as Morimoto restaurant, Philadelphia; Hotel Semiramis, Athens; nhow hotel, Berlin; Universita metro station, Naples and set-up project for Deutsche Bank and Audi.
Karim's work is featured in 20 permanent collections and exhibits works of art in galleries around the world. Karim is a perennial winner of the Red Dot award, the Chicago Athenaeum Good Design award, the I. D. Magazine Annual Design Review, the IDSA Industrial Design Excellence award.
He holds honorary doctorates from OCAD, Toronto and Corcoran College of Art & Design, Washington. Karim has appeared in magazines and books including Time, Vogue, Esquire, GQ, Wallpaper, and countless others.
Karim's latest monograph, XX (Design Media Publishing, 2015), features 400 pages of works selected over the past 20 years.
IllulianFounded in 1959, Illulian is an internationally established luxury design brand for its commitment to craftsmanship. Currently, under the direction of Davis and Bendis Ronchetti Illulian, this family-owned business creates works of art with a distinct heirloom quality. Their prestigious showroom, located in the heart of the trendy "quadrilateral" district of Milan, exhibits modern objects and examples of the pieces of the internal design studio, rendered in every detail and customizable thanks to Ilullian's team of skilled craftsmen.
Illulian is renowned for its collection of luxury antique rugs from all over the world. For over 60 years the company has exhibited these opulent products in their showrooms in the famous Milan fashion district. Ilulian rugs have also been exhibited in various international museums as expressions of contemporary art, showing a universal cultural heritage. Illulian Srl is one of the leading companies of antique and modern handmade rugs. Each rug they offer is a unique creation.
Based on this great tradition, the brand has decided to marry the purest and most creative design by creating prestigious collaborations with world-class designers such as Kharim Rashid, Fabio Novembre, Damiano Spelta, Dario Ballardini, Marcelo Burlon and many others. Sure that this is a fundamental part of their appeal and appeal. All rugs are handmade in Himalayan wool and pure silk; nothing of what they produce is made in series or standard.