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Karim Rashid’s colorful Midtown West home lists for $4.75M

The neon-loving designer turned the townhouse into a showroom for his work

The listing for this four-bedroom townhouse (part of the Dillon, the glass-covered hybrid development on West 53rd Street) notes that it’s “meticulously designed” and “can be delivered fully or partially furnished”—and if you’re a fan of a particular style of ultra-modern, Day-Glo design, you may want to take the seller up on that.

Why? Because the seller in question is prolific designer Karim Rashid, who just listed the space (which he shares with his wife and daughter) for $4.75 million. The home essentially doubles as a showroom for his quirky, über-colorful pieces. The credenza is part of a line that Rashid created for BoConcept in 2012; the bed was part of something called the “Twee Collection” (twee is not an adjective we think of when talking about Rashid, but okay); and the wildly-patterned couch was part of a collection for Meritalia back in 2008. It’s all very much in keeping with the designer’s aesthetic, which is provocative, whimsical, and full o’neon.

As for the space itself, it’s got floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, a private courtyard, a modern chef’s kitchen (with a neon green backsplash, because of course), and more. The real surprise here is the positively subdued master bathroom, with nary an outrageous color in site—but then, Rashid does often dress in all-white, so maybe it’s not too shocking.

To get more of a peek inside, check out a profile of Rashid—and this home—that ran in New York’s Design Hunting issue in 2014.

The Dillon

425 West 53rd Street, New York, NY