Karim Rashid is one of the most influent designers of the world. Canadian, he graduated in 1982 at Ottawa Carleton University. His creations cover different fields and include luxury goods, democratic products, furniture, lighting, high tech products and brand identity. His artworks are showcased in more than 20 permanent exhibitions all over the world. Some of the Italian furniture companies he worked for are Bonaldo, Vondom and Zanotta.