Surface Mode of Operation - sumo - advocates for the representation of Hawaii’s architects and interior designers in public and private spaces throughout the Islands. sumo empowers our clients with speedy sample deliveries, competitive pricing and a finish library distinctly curated for Hawaii.
Paul Rasmussen, my Dad, was the first and only wallcovering distributor in the Hawaiian Islands for over 50 years. In 1961, Washington State-based wallcovering distribution company - Wallpapers Inc. - flew him to Honolulu to set up the first wallcovering distribution center on the island. Shortly after establishing the brand, he caught the eye of a major Honolulu-based hospitality developer...read more.