Women We Love: Evelyn Eshun

Name: Evelyn Eshun

Occupation: Designer

Education: Interior Design Degree

Stats:  I am very good at my job with regards to listening to my clients and consistently delivering what they want additionally, I am a very good horse rider.

How did you get started on your current career track?

I can say I got started long before my University training as a young girl always wanting to move furniture, change colours and edit our home’s design details.

What gives you the most satisfaction in your work / as an artist?

The most satisfaction is when the Clients finally get to see their finished product. I am always genuinely amazed at the transformation which is possible in the process of renovating and decorating.

Evelyn EshunWhat motivates or inspires you in your work?

I am motivated by the need to affect people’s feelings and emotions through the change of their environments.

Do you have a personal work philosophy?

I work hard, but take time to play.

If you weren’t doing this, what could you see yourself doing?

My ultimate passion is for horses…I still hope to have a small horse farm in my future to fulfill that dream!

What are you working on right now?

One of my current jobs is a fabulous condo which is small in size yet no compromise on luxurious finishes and storage solutions. I’m looking forward to seeing the project completed fairly soon.

What do you first notice about a guy?

I notice the eyes, it may be a cliché, but they truly are the windows to the soul.

What gets you interested?

Opportunity for adventure and new experiences

What keeps you interested?

Honest and true communication and sharing of ideas

What’s your number one deal breaker?

A person has got to be polite, neat , clean and humble.

Turn-ons: Honest wholehearted smile

Turn-offs: conceit and flashy behaviour

To stay in shape, what’s your basic diet look like?

I have always eaten in a healthy way, this is my lifestyle. I do not go on diets..I believe in living healthy daily.

What sort of fitness plan, if any, do you follow?

I do it all…yoga, weights, walking, cardio.

What’s next for you? What’s your next big idea or project?

Goal is to renovate my own home in order to express my own design style.

Favourite workout tip: Work out before breakfast…before anything else in the morning, you will burn more calories and get your day jump started better than a cup of coffee can.

Favourite recipe: Having grown up polish…my Mom’s cabbage rolls are one of my favourite meals

iPhone or Android: iPhone

What are you driving: Jeep Cherokee

One thing guys should know when talking to a beautiful woman: She knows she is attractive, you don’t need to repeat it, just listen to her and hear what she is saying.

Absolute WORST experience on set/shoot: Have not really had bad experience besides forgetting my lines…

One quirky thing about you that never turns up in interviews: I am a complete hermit and introvert…though it seems like I am very social, I enjoy spending time alone especially if it is in a horse barn with horses and dogs in the vicinity.

 

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For almost two decades, Toronto-based accredited award winning Interior Designer Evelyn Eshun, Principal of Evelyn Eshun Design, has concentrated on and is known for her custom designed residential projects throughout the GTA.

Visit Evelyn Eshun online at www.evelyneshun.com

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