Born in Egypt in 1960, raised in Canada and now an American citizen, Karim Rashid was hailed by Time Magazine as the most famous industrial designer in all of the Americas. Having won over 300 awards for his prolific work on everything from retail packaging to transit hubs to kitchen accoutrements, in 2012 he was inducted into the Interior Design Hall of Fame. The author of several books illustrating his perspective on democratic design, Rashid’s style is at once sensual, silly, serious and unmistakeable.
Evoking the figure of Sophia Loren, Solium is light at its most sensual and corporeal. A single manufacturing process produces synthesis between the fixture’s frame and optical unit.
Body of ultralight, extremely strong, sustainable Fiberglass optimizes both luminance and aesthetic possibilities.
Light is reflected within the body to create efficient light diffusion. White, LED, dimmable. Painted steel base.
-Base in painted steel.
-Body in painted fiberglass.