Sketch(s) by Karim Rashid

Sketch(s) by Karim Rashid

Sketch showcases the illustrations and digital artwork of New York-based designer Karim Rashid from his early career to the present day. This book comprises a carefully chosen selection of nearly 300 experimental drawings, computer-rendered artistic explorations, and architectural illustrations that were mostly produced for client projects.

A talented artist since childhood, Karim’s sketches are bursting with vitality and optimism. His drawings all exhibit a visual consistency and confidence of line that is impressive in its visual form and its communicative power. In his global design practice, Karim’s sketches are the conceptual reference point for all project development work.

Karim has produced thousands of sketches and hundreds of digital illustrations. In the book, there is no need for additional commentary – the drawings speak for themselves – and they offer a visual insight into Karim’s design process. Sketch will serve as a document of inspirational explorations to Karim fans as well as artists and designers.

Karim Rashid was the guest of honour at the Gaia & Gino dinner at dedece plus sydney and melb in 2005 ( click on the photo to see Karim’s Gaia & Gino products )

Click here to see coverage of Karim’s visit to Australia in 2005  


– Sketch is the first comprehensive volume of Karim Rashid’s sketches and artworks.

– Sketch offers an insightful, inspirational view into Karim’s art aesthetic and design process.

– Nearly 300 featured illustrations and digital artwork.

– An extensive index with information about each illustration: name, material used to make the illustration, year of production, name of client, etc.

– A broad introduction written by Karim Rashid himself explaining why he loves to draw.

Publication Details

Title: Sketch

Subtitle: Artworks of Karim Rashid

Release date EU: October 2011

Release date NA: November 2011

Author: Karim Rashid

Graphic Design: Stephen Schmidt – Duuplex

Published by: Frame Publishers

Language: English

Size: 230 x 297 mm portrait

Format: 280 pages, full colour, hardcover in PVC slipcase

ISBN: 978-90-77174-61-6

Price: €39.90 excluding shipping costs buy here for 32 Euro + shipping costs pre sale offer and here via amazon

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