Casamania is an Italian based furniture design and manufacturing company founded in 1984. At the foundation of each collection are dynamic, innovative, and high quality design solutions.
Casamania represents a contemporary and forward aesthetic that seamlessly translates to high end residential, hospitality, or commercial design projects, with collections covering a wide range of pieces from modular systems and furniture, to lighting and accessories.
Korzina - it takes its name from the Russian language, translating simply as can, but Korzina is much more: attentive to our needs to dispense of unwanted object and materials that clutter our space.
Korzina is produced in polyethylene and solution-dryed by means of rotational moulding. The exterior is available in two finishes: opaque protective paint or polished paint.
This product comes in different colors, please specify with your order.
Design: Karim Rashid
Born in Cairo, Egypt and English parents, and raised in Canada, Karim now resides in New York managing his private design studio. To date he has had some 3000 objects put into production and has successfully entered the realm of architecture and interiors, designing the Morimoto restaurant in Philadelphia and Semiramis Hotel in Athens. His work is in the permanent collections of fourteen museums worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Centre Pompidou in Paris, and he exhibits art in various galleries. Rashid was an associate Professor of Industrial Design for 10 years at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, (1996 to 2005) Pratt Institute, Brooklyn (1993 to 1999), and RISD (1991-1992). He also taught part-time at OCAD (1997-1999) and is now a frequent guest lecturer at universities and conferences globally.
Rashid's award winning designs include democratic objects such as the Garbo waste can and Oh Chair for Umbra, bobble water bottle, interiors such as the Morimoto restaurant, Philadelphia and Semiramis hotel, Athens and exhibitions for Deutsche Bank and Audi. Rashid has collaborated with clients to create democratic design for Method and Dirt Devil, bikes for Biomega, furniture for Artemide and Magis, brand identity for Citibank and Hyundai, high tech products for LaCie and Samsung, and luxury goods for Veuve Clicquot, Swarovski and Kenzo, to name a few. Designed wrist watch for Italian company Alessi.
Web-Site from Karim Rashid: www.karimrashid.com