Sanlam Handmade Contemporary Fair Q&A: Mia Mélange

We chat to designer Mia Danieli about her stunning products, her top decor tip and what she’s working on now

Just another day at the office… ?

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Why did you choose this career?

It chose me! I don’t think I could do something that isn’t creative.

Where did you study?
I studied textile design at Shenkar Collage of Engineering and Design, in Israel.

If you didn’t own Mia Mélange what would you do?
Work as a textile designer for an interior or fashion company.


Who or what is your biggest inspiration?
Everything around me inspires me, but I am most attracted to nature and different cultures.

Your decor style in three words
Basic, minimalistic, natural.

Instagram, Twitter or Facebook?
Readers can follow me on Instagram @miamelange and on Facebook HERE.


Top tip for anyone wanting to open a decor business?
Just keep going no matter how hard the road gets and be prepared to work non-stop!

Your guilty pleasure?
Food, wine and more food.

What current decor trend is your favourite?
Plants everywhere! I love that nature has become an important part of interior decorating.


What are you working on right now?
We have collaborated with the talented Ilundi Designs on a capsule collection of luxury bags, which include our basket parts and their leather work. We’ll launch the collection at HCM.