Evelyn’s Condo Double Take

Design and Event Editor Evelyn Eshun visits Jalice Interiors to create two condo looks using the same sofa. – Photography by Larry Arnal

Are You Looking to Downsize?

This look has a traditional feel with a contemporary edge, perfect for established homeowners looking to downsize into a condo.

Designer’s Notes:

  • The white chair has a very traditional shape with clean lines and a slime frame.
  • A mid-century chandelier is a classic yet modern fixture. Though it is generous in size, its translucent material gives it a light and airy look.
  • The lamp is a whimsical expression of the silhouette of a candelabrum, a classic element showcased in a contemporary way.

Are You a First Time Homeowner?

This look is contemporary and bold with a sense of sophistication, perfect for a young couple’s first condo.

Designer’s Notes:

  • A strong splash of color on the side table adds personality while doubling as a stool.
  • A bench was used as a coffee table! This can double as a seat when needed.
  • Glass bottles double as vases for the Monstera leaves.
  • Don’t be afraid to invest in oversized art. You can lean it against a wall to act as a backdrop for your furnishings.

Soft & Luxurious

This sofa is bold and contemporary with classic lines. It has slim arms which take up less physical and visual space. The slim legs raise the sofa off the ground, creating the illusion of more space.  – Freistel 162, Jalice Interiors

Get the Trend

Create a luxurious space with contemporary pieces that add sparkle, color and a touch of wood for extra warmth. – 145 Artwork by Peter Traintos, Funco End Table, J88 Pendant, Jalice Interiors

To create a strong base for a contemporary space with plenty of drama, use contrasting black and white finishes. – B&W Artwork by Peter Traintos, Century Bookcase, J207 Floor Lamp, Jalice Interiors

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Evelyn Eshun

Evelyn Eshun has been providing creative Interior Design solutions for her Residential Clients in the Toronto area for over a decade. Principal Designer at Evelyn Eshun Interior Design, Evelyn has participated in various Television programs over the years in addition to her Design business. With a passion for design and travel, Evelyn has translated her extensive and various experiences into a design philosophy which puts the Client’s needs and functional needs first. Always striving for a unique and personalized solution for each Client, Evelyn prides herself on creating interiors which will stand the test of time. Whether transforming an old and tired property into a vibrant home or simply finishing a home with the decorating touches which make a house a home, the goal is always to collaborate with Homeowner, Trades and Suppliers to finish the project successfully.

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