Home » Speakers » Kobi Karp

Kobi Karp

Principal-In-Charge, Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design, Inc

Kobi Karp is the Founder and Principal of Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design, Inc (KKAID). Kobi Karp founded the firm in 1996 and has been the Principal-in-Charge of design since that time. KKAID is a full-service architectural and interior design firm providing a vast array of services, ranging from the design of large-scale, high-rise condominium and hospitality projects to intimate, small-scale low-rise residential and commercial structures.

Educated at the University of Minnesota’s Institute of Technology, Kobi Karp earned degrees in both Architecture and Environmental Design. Subsequently, Kobi Karp began his career working on major hospitality and all- inclusive resort projects throughout the United States and the Caribbean. His restoration design techniques have contributed to a renaissance in one of this country’s most cherished areas, Miami Beach’s Art Deco District which is internationally recognized around the world.

Kobi Karp has developed expertise in design over the last 30 years, working with a wide range of project types, sizes, complexities, and budgets. It is through this last quarter century working in warm weather climates that KKAID has garnered international acclaim and been selected to spearhead numerous resort projects. Developers and builders in the Caribbean, Black Sea region, and the Middle East have relied on the firm for their design eye and planning.

Kobi Karp is a recognized member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and his firm was most recently honored as Firm of The Year for his multitude of award-winning designs and buildings. Mr. Karp is a licensed Professional Architect in 15 states and in Abu Dhabi (UAE). His firm has been featured in renowned national and local publications based on their major contributions in the preservation of historical areas.

Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design has collaborated with Assouline for a Kobi Karp branded book and has also been recognized in various publications including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Miami Herald, Forbes Magazine, Architectural Digest, Interior Design Magazine, Robb Report, Ocean Drive Magazine, Haute Magazine, Elle Décor, El Nuevo Herald, Modern Luxury, Newsweek and Hospitality Design Magazine.

Kobi Karp Architecture and Interior Design has also been featured on CBS, CNN, CNNi, FOX, Celebrity Page News, FORBES, Cheddar TV, HLN and Newsmax TV.