Modus Design was founded in 1976 as a ceramic studio in SoHo, New York, by Marek Cecula, a renowned designer, artist and educator. For many years. Modus studio has been developing alternative solutions in the field of functional, decorative and artistic porcelain for US and European market. 

Modus Design is based now in Kielce, Poland from where it implements projects of local, national and international reach. 

Since 2013, Modus establish cooperation with Polish Porcelain manufacture “Ćmielów” a heritage of Polish porcelain industry forming new brand  for contemporary porcelain design under the mark  Ćmielów Design Studio 

This unique set up initiates also the “artist in industry” program and revives the tradition of cooperation between designers and industry in quest of a new ceramic product. It is also dedicated to the research & development in porcelain, adapting it to the new technologies and innovative applications.   Studio has also educational aims providing artist in residency program for students, designers, artists and architects to develop personal projects in industrial conditions.  

Our aim is to express and infuse contemporary spirit into this noble material and to continue the exquisite craftsmanship in porcelain art and design.