Michelle “Meeshie” Fahmy is the Los Angeles-based interior designer behind Haus of Meeshie. She was named one of Apartment Therapy’s 2021 Design Changemakers, a list of “the most talented and dynamic people in the design world,” and has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Architectural Digest, Tastemade Home and Food52.
Michelle’s work is driven by her love of connecting with clients and the creative alchemy that comes from collaborating with a diverse circle of artisans and tradespeople to bring each client’s unique design dreams to life. She credits her passion for color, pattern play and art to her Egyptian background and to her father Walter Fahmy, an Impressionist/Fauvist painter and mixed media artist. This, along with her inside track into vintage sourcing and a fearlessness in mixing different eras and styles, defines the viewpoint of Haus of Meeshie: bold, eclectic and with a keen eye for artwork, but always making spaces a true reflection of the people they are designed for.
Michelle’s philosophy for Haus of Meeshie is to be daring, whether that means working with an unexpected pattern combination, celebrating off-the-beaten-path colors or letting an eye-catching statement piece take center stage. Her ever-growing list of design influences include Mexican architect Luis Barragan, interior designer Ken Fulk and filmmaker Wes Anderson.
Before founding Haus of Meeshie, Michelle served as an Interior Designer at WFord Interiors, managing high-end residential projects in Southern California, and also appeared as a regular on E! Entertainment’s luxury home renovation series “Flip It Like Disick.” She began her career in event production and VIP services, contributing to event design for over 200 of The Getty Museum’s symposia, exhibition openings and private donor events annually. She also executed events for The Playboy Mansion, as well as major movie studio premiere parties and The Abbey’s annual Pride and Halloween festivities for global hospitality company sbe.
She currently lives in Los Angeles with her husband Aaron and their three spoiled rescue kitties, Liam, Luna and Pico, where she spends her free time renovating their midcentury A-frame cabin near Yosemite, Sugar Pine Haus, and tending to their constantly evolving backyard garden.