Alessi Kaj Watch Blue
The Kaj collection designed by Karim Rashid is symbolic of technology, the cosmos and the passage and cyclical nature of time's Polyurethane case & strap, acrylic crystal and 3ATM water resistant."I believe that it is important to not necessarily over-embellish objects to keep a certain truth to a product, but I also believe that objects needs to touch our sensual side, they need to elevate certain experience, and they need to be human. I also believe that objects should be casual, simple, soft, but precise. I placed an analog mechanism in a perfect ovaloid that is symbolic of technology, the cosmos, passage and cyclic nature of Time. I think of my proposal as an extension of essensualism (reductive sensualism)." - Karim Rashid
He has had some 2500 objects put into production to date. His designs of the Morimoto restaurant in Philadelphia and the award-winning Semiramis Hotel in Athens have successfully expanded Karim's scope to include the realm of architecture and interior design.