Furniture Design Manaus Hand knotted Rug by Karen Michelle Evans Inspired by Fashion and Architecture, Michelle has made a name for herself for being a creative and edgy designer. Michelle now has several collections to her name and has exhibited them in New York, Los Angeles, Dubai and Germany. Her passion for abstract textures and people is evident in her latest works. Manaus is inspired by the rain forest in Brazil and is all about three dimensional designs creating movement. Michelle designs with an artist eye rather just designing a floor covering.