Helga holds a degree in Interior Design, is nationally certified by the Council for Qualification of Residential Interior Designers (CQRID), is a certified Architectural Color Consultant, an EPA Lead Certified Renovator, and Past President and past Executive Board President of Northwest Society of Interior Designers (NWSID).  She is a licensed and bonded general contractor, member of the Greater Kirkland Chamber of Commerce, was a studio designer at the Seattle Design Center from 1997-2010, and a judge at the Seattle Street of Dreams in 2003.

Born in Germany and having traveled abroad extensively, Helga brings a well-rounded knowledge of Interior Design as well as a fresh outlook to this country. She has explored the homes and lifestyle of peoples in several European countries, the Middle East, and Asia. She will share her experience, professional know-how, and access to wonderful resources with you.