Shannon Fricke is a well-known interior designer, stylist, homewares designer, blogger, author and TV presenter. A respected stylist for home magazines in Australia and overseas, she has presented more than sixty episodes of HOME for The Lifestyle Channel and was voted Favourite Female Subscription Television Presenter at the 2005 ASTRA Awards. As well as HOME, Shannon has appeared on Postcards From Home, Houseguests, An Insiders Guide To Collecting and the 2011 Australian Women's Weekly Christmas Special.
Shannon has authored three books, Sense of style: colour, Sense of style: space (and the compilation hardback published by Murdoch Books). In her new book, How to decorate, an inspiring and practical handbook (Penguin/Lantern), Shannon passes on her decorating advice, tips and tools in the down-to-earth, encouraging and motivating way for which she is renowned. How to decorate, the book is based on her well-attended How to decorate workshops that are created to inspire budding home decorators, in her personal studio in Bangalow country NSW.
Shannon's effortless approach to decorating and her unique aesthetic (which combines colour, texture and a healthy dose of decorating humour) is evident in her design work for both private and commercial clients. Shannon creates unique and individual design responses for her unique and individual clients.