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About Helen Reed

Helen Reed is an award winning Interior Designer living in Richmond and Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.  Her experience has ranged from a Project Interior Designer for a Top 100 Architectural and Interior Design Firm to working as a manufacturer’s representative where she took time to learn about the manufacturing process of interior materials and furniture.  

Her firm, Helen Reed Design, provides full service Interior Design, Procurement and Branding for Restaurants, Hotels, Spas and Retail projects throughout the United States. Her team brings a creative approach to each project, developing into a unique final product for every Client.

In addition to Interior Design Helen is also a contemporary painter who creates art pieces for several of her own projects. She is in the process of converting several of her designs into wall-coverings and custom carpets. In addition, in 2019 she will begin work on several chair and barstool designs at the request of a manufacturer in the Hospitality Industry.

In 2013, Helen Co-Founded Uplined.com, a technology company that provides cloud storage for both residential and commercial properties. The platform establishes maintenance reminders so that the building’s owner can take better care of their building while keeping connected to that building’s service teams.

Helen has also served on the Executive Board of NEWH, Inc. from 2006-2017.  She served as President from 2010-2011. NEWH is an International Non-Profit that has provided over $5 million in scholarships to students that want to work in the hospitality industry. Helen still sits on the International Board of NEWH as Director of Internet Communications. In addition, Helen is also on the Board of Modern Richmond where she oversees marketing as well as the completion of the first Modern Richmond Book celebrating the first 10 years of Modern Richmond’s Tours and Modernism in Richmond, Virginia.