Sian Elin

Cardiff, United Kingdom

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Featured as one of the Sunday Times Top 30 Fabric & Wallpaper designers, Sian Elin is a creative print designer selling pattern-led homewares.

Featured as one of the Sunday Times Top 30 Fabric & Wallpaper designers, Sian Elin is a creative print designer selling pattern-led homewares. Inspired by the enduring aesthetic of Scandinavian design, Sian Elin creates lively hand-drawn designs that balance bold graphic line with a fresh and welcoming colour palette, to create a unique and recognizable brand. Sian's collections have brought a Scandinavian perspective to ceramics, tiles, and architecture from across the globe – from the Eastern and Southern shores of the Mediterranean to the mountains of Peru. 

Collaborations & Clients

Sian has worked with timeless brands like G-PLAN, BHS.com, Heal's, Oliver Bonas, Fenwicks, Hallmark, Ideal Home Show, Grand Designs Live, Channel 4, BBC DIY SOS, and Mollie Makes.

Interior Styling: Sian works as an interiors stylist for commercial, editorial, television, and private clients, including Ideal Home Magazine, Style At Home Magazine, Good Homes Magazine, Ideal Home Show, Ugly House to Lovely House (Channel 4), Bang on Budget (Channel 4).

Book Publications: Sian's designs have featured in: Print & Pattern Geometric (Laurence King Publishing) / Patternbase (Thames and Hudson) / Trend Bible.

Press, TV, Exhibition Features: Sian Elin has featured in over 150 magazines such as Elle Decoration, The London Evening Standard, Homes & Gardens, The Guardian, The Times, Grand Designs, and The Financial Times. Sian has also featured on BBC Wales – and her designs featured on DIY SOS, ITV Daybreak, and at the Grand Designs Live and Ideal Home Show Exhibitions.

Seminars & Lectures: Sian has a wealth of experience in delivering lectures on interiors and surface pattern design for New Designers / Cardiff Metropolitan University.

Making Our Products

Everything at Sian Elin is printed and made in the UK. Our fabrics are expertly digitally printed at an 80 year old industry leading factory in the North of England. Our wallpaper is printed in the North of England using eco-friendly water-based inks, resulting in the highest quality paper with exceptional colour reproduction. Lampshades are made in England, and our cushions are hand-made in Wales. 

Who We Are

Sian Elin Thomas is the head designer and founder of Sian Elin. Previously working as a  book designer at a major publishing company, Sian draws on her graphic design background to produce designs reflecting her own unique hand-drawn illustration style.

What People Are Saying

“Tress creates the illusion of randomness rather than an ordered repeat pattern to mesmerising effect."

-- Dominic Lutyens, Financial Times Writer and Author

“Print Queen"

-- Katrina Burroughs, The Sunday Times

"This Designer's creative eye as well as her passion and love of colour, pattern and print brings her textiles to life"

-- Emma Foale, EKBB Magazine

"I am delighted with the large Agra lampshade from Sian Elin. It's of a high quality and looks perfect in my spare bedroom which is painted in Farrow and Ball's Dix Blue - not an easy colour to accessorize! All aspects of customer service; subscribing to emails, website, payment and delivery at Sian Elin were brilliant. Thanks Sian!"

-- Customer



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