Award-winning interior designer, Selling Houses Australia co-presenter
Shaynna Blaze is an award-winning interior designer whose talents have reached a much wider audience since joining the LifeStyle Channel's award-winning show, Selling Houses Australia, as interior designer and co-presenter in 2008.
Celebrating its eight season in 2015, the enormously successful show, which helps homeowners change their lives by getting ‘unsellable' homes back on the market, is the highest rating series in subscription television history.
Through her role on Selling Houses Australia Shaynna has been able to showcase her design skills, along with her warm and approachable presenting style, and this has led to regular appearances as a design expert in several shows including The Morning Show, The Circle, Today Tonight, A Current Affair and The Renovators.
For over 20 years, Shaynna has transformed commercial, private and retail premises, from the most modest budgets to million dollar projects, via her successful interior design business, blankcanvas INTERIORS.
Shaynna is also a successful commissioned artist and has a vast portfolio of work in various fields of design.
Shaynna is in demand as a guest speaker and host at both private and corporate functions, where she focuses not only on design, but also on our social environment and how it affects how we live and communicate.
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In 2012 Shaynna joined the team of design experts as a Judge on Nine Network's award-winning reality show The Block and again in January 2015 for The Block Triple Threat.
Shaynna has also launched her own YouTube TV channel that offers viewers an insightful look into how she 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's opinion is highly sought after in areas including design, colour and trends and includes a fortnightly column in the Herald Sun, a monthly online Q&aA for The LifeStyle Channel, regular contributions to Grand Designs Magazine as well an online blog. She is a popular choice with design magazines including Elle Decoration; OK! Magazine, Belle, Cosmo and Home Living.
In March 2013, Shaynna's debut book Design Your Home, was published. Following its huge success, her second book Design with Colour and Style was released in March 2015.
Aside from her media commitments, Shaynna is Colour Creative Director for Taubmans, one of the major partners of Selling Houses Australia.
In 2013, Shaynna was commissioned by leading Australian furniture maker Molmic to design a range. She also designed a lighting range for another major Australian wholesaler, OneWorld Collection. In July 2014 Shaynna partnered with The Attic Group, one of Australia's leading providers in attic and loft conversions.
In 2015 Shaynna reprised her role as judge for the Reece Product Design of the Year Awards, as well as Home Design Magazines, GreenInterior Awards Australian Living. In March 2014, Shaynna launched her exclusive rug range, Textured Coast by Shaynna Blaze, designed for The Rug Collection, and has a partnership with Enjoy® with her flameless candles - the Shaynna Blaze Signature Collection.
In recent years, Selling Houses Australia has taken home a swag of ASTRA Awards for Most Outstanding Lifestyle Program in 2009, 2010 and 2013, and Favourite Australian Program in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014. In 2013 and 2014, Shaynna took home the coveted subscriber-voted category of Favourite Female Personality.
Having spent her earlier years performing at jazz clubs, in December 2014, Shaynna had the honour of being invited to perform at Vision Australia Carols by Candlelight - a dream come true for Shaynna.
When she is not filming or working on commissioned designs through her interior design company, blankcanvas INTERIORS, Shaynna uses her time to inspire others.