About us


Studio Melissa Louise was officially launched in March 2016, offering full-service interior design as well as digital and content marketing. Who’s that guy? James, Melissas’ husband is not only her biggest fan but tech support too! 

Melissa has launched her own line of signature scented soy candles for your home. Studio Melissa Louise candles are made from pure soy wax – infused with 100% organic essential oils. Melissa prides herself on being a producer of a top-quality product that burns beautifully, smells divine, and is also a nourishing massage oil.
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Melissa Louise Lawrence is the Creative Director and Cape Town-based founder of Studio Melissa Louise, a lifestyle blog turned business. After graduating at BHC school of design with a Higher National Diploma in Interior Design, Melissa went on to complete her Btech in Interior Design at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Her eye for design paired with her styling and ability to creatively direct her thoughts and concepts to life has transformed her brand into what it is today.


Launched in 2012 as a personal blog, the Melissa Louise brand has evolved offering interior design transformations, a product line, and content with a focus on design, travel, food, and joyful moments from everyday life. Read the blog.

As of April 2019, we are excited to have pieced together a unique candle-making experience for you to enjoy, read more here. 

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