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Dream Big Dreamers

Meet The Maker
Emma Shanahan

 A  Mermaid, Textile Designer, Dreamer, Artists, Creator and Shaker from the
Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia. Emma completed her
Bachelor of Arts in Textile Designs at Melbourne’s RMIT University in 2015.

After leaving design school Emma studied an additional 2 years to
complete her Masters in Education at Monash University.
Because why not? A few more pieces of paper never hurt anyone.

Emma currently works as a design teacher, a dance instructor and
a budding freelance designer. Fostering all her loves in one absolutely chaotic lifestyle.
She wouldn't change it for the world. #sleepnever

Emma’s experimental style of work has developed over the past 6 years.
Working with a wide variety of mediums including, hand drawn designs,
water paints, resin art, textiles, embellishments and costume designs.

Emma’s skills with colour, prints, illustration and patterns are original and fresh, forever challenging herself to create unique works of art. Emma strives to design bright, unique, organic and eye catching pieces, using a variety of mediums.

The Real MVP'S

The team behind the girl behind AD

The amazing team that supports Em though every range, colourways, garment planning and life choices is this extraordinary squad.

AD wouldn't exist without each and every one of these individuals.

Much love to you all!