Born in Wroclaw, Poland with a childhood in Ghana, West Africa, Evelyn Eshun's design inspirations have developed from a diverse set of experiences, interests and education. Having lived on 3 continents by the age of 26, Evelyn was molded into being an accomplished Designer by various cultural influences which created a drive toward a uniquely trained and developed eye for the Design aesthetic.
After graduating from Ryerson with a Degree in Interior Design, Evelyn began her Entrepreneurial life in the world of Design with the ownership of a Paint and Wallpaper Store before settling with a Retail Interior Design Studio Store in the heart of North Toronto. Always seeking knowledge and new learning experiences, Evelyn Traveled extensively gathering inspiration and life experiences which formed her Logical and Practical approach to solving interior design challenges for her various job-sites. Evelyn is always ready for a challenge and a ‘fork in the road’ which will inspire thought and problem solving. There is no challenge too big for Evelyn, in fact, she thrives on it. " My goal is for my Clients to experience their own life in their spaces"...It's like a stage, I create the backdrop for the scene to unfold.
Participating in various media opportunities from Television to on Stage appearances allowed Evelyn to step into the role of Designer as well as Design Personality. This helped her develop a well rounded and objective sense of being through these various experiences. Over a decade of Television appearances on various programs gave Evelyn additional experience in communicating her deep passion for the Art of Interior Design and Décor.
Always striving for a pure design process, sticking to old fashioned values and paying true homage to the art of Interior architecture is what keeps Evelyn motivated to continue creating unique and personalized design solutions. Establishing and building valuable relationships with her Trades, Suppliers, as well as Clients is the ultimate goal is to continue providing creative and functional interior environments which will stand the test of time.
Today, Evelyn is a regular contributor to local and national publications. She focuses on doing what she does best…solve design and decorating problems for her Clients, bringing innovative design solutions to each custom project. Whether it’s transforming an old and tired property into a livable and vibrant modern home or starting from scratch with a fresh template, the goal is to have the homeowners goals in mind and respecting their functional needs and design wishes. Evelyn will adapt and understand the personal needs of each individual Client.
"I don't believe in a one-size-fits-all theory, Nor do I believe in imposing my personal style on my Clients. I am an interpreter of my Client's design vision. I listen to the expressed thoughts and words 'between the lines'. My goal is to create interiors which make the house a home, where the homeowner belongs!"
Evelyn Eshun has almost 2 decades of residential design and planning experience, from concept to final build. An accomplished and award wining Designer with a successful history in providing both stylish and functional solutions tailored to achieve the stated objectives and budget.
I consider it a Privilege to be a Designer, to collaborate with people in the design of their home environments, to inspire them and in turn to be inspired by them....Thank you to all my Clients and to those in my Future!