ABOUT SHANA DANON:
My work as an artist & surface designer celebrates bold emotive colour and vibrant modernist style. Paintings, prints and patterns are created with the intention to evoke joyful memories and are inspired by my passion for Mid Century design.
Growing up in a family of artists nurtured me to become a maker and work with colour across a variety of media. From an early age, I was surrounded by handmade fibre art, ceramics, painting and craft and currently enjoy working with acrylics, digital brushes, shibori, ink, screen printing and block printing. Emilio Frank Design is named in honour of my creative grandfathers, Emil and Frank.
Nostalgic sensibility and a touch of whimsy feature in pattern and print collections, referencing the past with a contemporary twist. ‘Schnitzel’ - the family dachshund is a popular muse for my homewares and stationery collections.
An extensive career in professional organising, decluttering & styling cultivated my love for interiors and the home. After further studies in colour, design & visual arts, Emilio Frank Design was established in 2015 to create artworks, homewares and textiles that bring form, function and positivity to every space.
The studio endeavours to create products that are ethically made using sustainable materials. We enjoy collaborating with local businesses and support global makers with a like minded vision.
RECENT COLLECTIONS have been licensed for wallpaper, fashion, textiles, beauty and public art.
The 'Mid Mod Muse' blog features my modernist musings and inspirations behind the Emilio Frank Design studio. You can follow the posts here: