Elana Shvalbe is a spatial designer based in New York. Her story is one of materiality, collaboration, and human connection. Elana is a first generation Canadian-born designer, artist, and cook, currently working in the fields of furniture. Her studio centers on thoughtful and familial approaches to bespoke furniture, tableware, and lighting design that is influenced by her experiences in hospitality, fine arts, and her Israeli and Russian-Ukranian cultural upbringing.
Elana acquired her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design’s Furniture Design Department (2022), and is currently developing an ongoing collection of furniture and tableware.