Eva Schildt graduated in furniture and product design from Beckmans College of Design in Stockholm 2001. Since then, Shildt has worked as a designer and interior architect for Swedish companies such as Design House Stockholm, Klong, IKEA, Svenskt Tenn.
Based in Stockholm, Schildt lived for a long time in Japan, and works with several Japanese companies including Askul.
Eva Schildt is represented at Swedish National Museum of Fine Arts in Stockholm and the Röhsska Museum in Gothenburg. In 2019/2020 Schildt was represented at in the Female Traces exhibition with the Oolong table, designed for Svenskt Tenn in 2012.