Hellen Hsieh

Hellen is the heart of Design Loft.  From complete homes to individual rooms, from statement concepts to the smallest details, Hellen is passionate about design that works for you.  She begins with understanding each client and their needs, and her award-winning design skills turn each client’s challenge into a client’s smile.  In her more than 20 years of experience, Hellen has designed homeowner and spec homes for discerning clients in some of the most desirable Bay Area locations. With Design Loft she has curated a staff of designers, specialists and suppliers who share her design vision and energy.

Hellen is a graduate of the Art Center College of Design with a focus on Environmental and Interior Design. She has worked with several noteworthy interior design firms in the Bay Area. Her award-winning commercial and high-end residential designs have been highlighted in local magazines, including San Jose Magazine and California Home and Design. Her work was also featured in the Charming Cottages of Palo Alto showcase home tour.

When not working, Hellen volunteers as the art curator at Abilities United, a non-profit organization that supports children and adults with disabilities, their families and the community. Her work helped increase the number of art exhibits in the community and art appreciators throughout the Bay Area have purchased many original works from the artists. In recognition of Hellen’s volunteer work, she received the president’s volunteer service award and the service above self award from San Andreas Regional Center.

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“I want other people to see the beautiful artwork individuals with disabilities are capable of creating; to help people see their talent and ability rather than their disability”

– Hellen Hsieh

Customer Says

A friend of mine referred me to the Design Loft when I mentioned that we were planning a remodel.  We met with the owner Hellen Hsieh and I am so happy that we did. My husband and I are


Hellen at Design Loft designed two bathrooms and a kitchen for our home.  She is exceptionally talented and prides herself on “not repeating the same design twice”, which leads to a one-of-a-kind final project for the client.  During the


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