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Shaynna
Blaze

Award-winning interior designer, judge of The Block.

Profile


Shaynna Blaze is an award-winning interior designer who has created stunning interiors in residential homes and commercial spaces for over twenty years. Armed with a vast portfolio of work in various fields of design, Shaynna is also a successful commissioned artist.

Shaynna transforms commercial, private and retail premises from the most modest budgets to million dollar projects via her successful interior design business, blankcanvas INTERIORS.

Current work

Shaynna has also launched her own YouTube TV channel that offers viewers an insightful look into how Shaynna achieves her breathtaking designs, whilst offering easy to follow steps. Shaynna uses the interactive platform to communicate to a large audience the value that can be added to a property, simply by making a few home improvements.

Shaynna is COLOUR Creative Director for Taubmans whom are also one of the major partners of Selling Houses Australia. In 2013, Shaynna was commissioned by leading Australian Furniture maker, Molmic to design a range; and is also designing a lighting range for another major Australian wholesaler, OneWorld Collection - both ranges are due for release late 2014. Often referred to by many as the Storage Queen, it was only a matter of time before storage companies came knocking, and in July 2014 Shaynna officially partnered with The Attic Group, featuring in a number of online videos that will be rolled out over the coming months.

When Shaynna is not filming or working on commissioned designs through her interior design company, blankcanvas INTERIORS, she likes to use her time to inspire others. Shaynna is available as a guest speaker or host at both private and corporate functions, where she focuses not only on design, but on our social environment and how it effects how we live and communicate.

Previous experience

TV: In 2008, Shaynna's talents were brought to a broader audience through her role as Interior Designer and Co-Presenter on the The LifeStyle Channel's award-winning show, Selling Houses Australia. Shaynna will be back helping home-owners change their lives with her design expertise to get the 'unsellable' homes back on the market. It was through her role on Selling Houses Australia that Shaynna was able to showcase her design skills, along with her warm and approachable presenting style, which have consequently led to regular appearances as a design expert across a number of mainstream shows including The Morning Show, The Circle, Today Tonight, A Current Affair and The Renovators.

The Block: In 2012 Shaynna joined the team of design experts as a judge on Nine Network's award-winning show The Block.

Media: As Shaynna's profile has grown, so too has her visibility across a number of other media related platforms. Shaynna's opinion is highly sought after in areas including design, colour and trends and includes having written a fortnightly column in the Herald Sun, a monthly online Q&A for The LifeStyle Channel, a regular contributor to Grand Designs Magazine as well regularly updating her online blog with design inspirations. A popular choice with design magazines including Elle Decoration, OK! Magazine, Belle, Cosmo and Home Living, it was only a matter of time before the big publishing houses started to sit up and take notice and in March 2013, Shaynna's debut book Design Your Homehit the shelves. Following the huge success of Shaynna's debut book, Penguin Australia commissioned a second book which is set for release in early 2015.

Awards: In 2014 Shaynna will reprise her role as Judge for the reece Product Design of the Year Awards, and for the first time will be appearing as a judge at Home Design Magazines, GreenInterior Awards Australian Living. In March 2014, Shaynna launched her exclusive rug range, Textured Coast by Shaynna Blaze that she has designed for The Rug Collection, as well as her continued partnership with Enjoy on her flameless candles - the Shaynna Blaze Signature Collection.

In July 2013, Shaynna beat off some stiff competition to take home the coveted ASTRA Award for Favourite Personality - Female, along with a huge win for the Selling Houses Australia team who took home the award for Favourite Australian Program.

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