When she was a kid growing up in Miami, Eilyn Cueto was already really into the concept of design, although she didn’t realize it at the time. Back then, she would go with her father to the Home Depot and she would talk him into buying her the materials needed to paint her room. She would even fib and tell him her mother had agreed to let her, and he usually gave in. Eilyn now understands that was the root of her commitment to interior design. She also understands that passion is what guides everything in her life.
When they returned home, she would lock herself in her room, where she would paint it the color she wanted. She would also rearrange everything. It became a pattern she would repeat every few months as she was growing up, such was her passion for design and her understanding of its important. These days, when Eilyn Cueto says her commitment to the field of design started very young, she is not kidding. Of course, Eilyn did many things before she was supposed to, like when she graduated high school at the age of 16.
There is a downside to graduating so soon, though, because Eilyn Cueto had no idea what she wanted to do with her life. Who does at age 16? That is how she landed in Costa Rica for a while. She decided she wanted to travel and figure things out, so she went to college there and learned all about architecture and interior design. She spent a lot of time searching for an up-and-coming designer to learn from, until she realized, that she was exactly what she was looking for. Eilyn Cueto discovered her fresh design vision while in college and working as a freelance designer under the tutelage and supervision of a licensed architect.