Introducing Our Modish DesignersTheir popular, inventive, and undeniably unique collections enhance every aspect of the Modish store shopping experience. We are proud to offer our customers trend-worthy artists that also evoke a true sense of the individual - no matter what their influences or their backgrounds, you can be assured the products we share from these gifted design professionals will undoubtedly be your most treasured pieces.
Born and raised in New York City, designer Aimee Wilder was heavily influenced by the fashion showrooms where both of her parents worked. Her trend-focused foundation continues to define her aesthetic and can be seen throughout her numerous designs for several popular apparel and home décor brands. Wilder's eponymous rug collection is infused with the vibrant colors and bold patterns that have become her signature.
Angelo Surmelis is the wildly popular host of the HGTV series 'Rate My Space'. He has conducted more than 400 makeovers for the TLC, HGTV, Lifetime and Style cable channels. Angelo's unique sense of design combines trendy colors with simple, elegant styles, making his products stand out in the industry. Surya's angelo:Home collection has been designed to make putting your home together effortless and full of style.
Atlanta based artist and textile designer, Beth Lacefield is known for her globally inspired aesthetic. As a collector of all manner of things – from vintage textiles, beads, shells, rusty hardware, design books and French manuscripts – Beth is constantly inspired by the world around her. Layering textures, patterns and color has become the hallmark of Beth’s style.
Candice Olson is a Toronto-based interior designer and HGTV host of 'Divine Design' and 'Candice Tells All'. Olson has worked with hundreds of clients to master her own brand of contemporary. The Candice Olson collection by Surya is an expression of Olson’s signature style combining timelessness with a contemporary edge.
Acclaimed interior designer Genevieve Gorder brings her unique design asthetic to several collections of flat woven area rugs. Classic themes and global inspirations are the foundation of the designer's introductory line for Capel.
As a designer and accomplished ceramic artist, Massachusetts-based Jill Rosenwald has spent decades cultivating her unique and recognizable style. Her collection for Surya includes handmade rugs and exclusive handcrafted accent pillows, all with her mark of graphics sophistication.
Internationally-renowned fabric designer Kevin O'Brien brings his original designs to the Capel collection. His signature style echoes through the use of natural themes and materials in our five exclusive collections. Kevin's line of fashion-forward area rugs features O'Brien's original designs, faithfully rendered by Capel's team of skilled artisans.
Mike Farrell is known for innovative, imaginative designs with playfulness and humor. During a visit to Argentina years ago, he was captivated by the Bohemian style and culture of the country, which drives many of his designs today. Surya's 'Lies' collection by Mike Farrell is a reflection of his creative and innovative way of looking at design.
Peter Stathis founded Virtual Studio in 1990 as a design and development, licensing venture. He began his career in New York upon graduating from Pratt Institute in 1981, working in various design fields for many of the city's leading studios. Upon receiving his MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in 1989, he subsequently returned to New York as a researcher for NYNEX Science and Technology, and senior designer at Smart Design. Relocating to San Francisco in 2000, his designs have been widely published — from The Wall Street Journal to Wallpaper magazine — have earned numerous awards, and have been exhibited internationally. His work is included in the permanent collections of several major museums including The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, and New York's Museum of Modern Art.