Emilie Verbinnen studied Arts and got her Baccalauréat in Fine Arts (French high school diploma). She graduated in hotel management and worked in luxurious hotels as a head housekeeper, as well Maître d’hôtel in prestigious French restaurants.
She came back later to Arts by obtaining her associate degree in Graphic design and has worked in this field for 7 years.
French native expatriated since 2012, Emilie returned to her studies in interior design, in San Francisco and specialized in color theory and the art of mixing styles.
Always passionate about interior design, Emilie created her blog EYM design in 2013 and showed through it, how her creativity and renovation knowledge from Europe & the US can make your home sublime.
In 2015, she founded her European-style interior design company, EYM Design.
She handled a variety residential projects including high-end remodeling, namely in Berkeley and Montclair near San Francisco, CA, and in the lovely Magnolia neighborhood of Seattle, WA.
On the commercial end, one of her more exotic projects involved renovating a 20-room historic hotel in Cuzco, Peru with a vast entrance hall and other common areas.
She managed workers and artists through all the renovation and succeeded by giving a second life to this hotel which became subsequently became renowned.
Moving her business to Saint Petersburg in Florida last year,
Emilie renovated her beautiful 3500 sqft home and succeeded to mix modern and historical style of this 1929 Home in Pasadena lake neighborhood.
She handled home staging a high-end home in Madeira Beach in a week and that home has been sold in less than 2 months.
She also finished renovating a townhome in Clearwater in 2 months with her crew and added a lot of charm to it. New kitchen - new bathroom - new floors and baseboards - and a fresh coat of paint everywhere! This home has been fully updated on the first floor and is listed now - 2018, 20th August.
"Whether you are seeking new tiling, wood flooring, wall treatments, cabinetry, new space layout, draperies, furniture, or practical solutions for everyday life, I will walk you through each step of the process to achieve the design of your dreams so you feel right at home!"
Emilie Verbinnen - EYM Design
2018 - May to June - FL, Clearwater Home Updated
kitchen - bathroom - floors - wall paint - home staging
2018 - May - FL, Madeira beach Home Home staging
2017 - November - WA, Magnolia Home Updated
2017 - 2016 - Peru, Cusco Historical Hotel - 20 rooms
hallway reception - corridors - breakfast room - stairs
2016 January - CA, Berkeley residential Home updated
master bedroom - living room - dining room - guest room
2016 April - CA, Orinda commercial - Lawyer office
entryway - conference room - 2 offices - relaxing room
2015 November - CA, Montclair residential Home updated
hallway - stairs - corridors - 3 bedrooms - kitchen - 2 living rooms -
dining room - bathroom - deck - master bedroom - master bathroom