From concept to completion, we define the brand and demographic preferences, design high-impact interiors, and deliver a seamless experience to our clients.

Eleni Interiors, an award winning, full-service interior design studio approaches each project with insight and innovative design solutions that reach your targeted audience. Our captivating environments translate across a broad range of market niches and work to engage the end user. We use market research to fully understand who we are designing for, and pair a design that relates to the intended demographic. Our passionate designers deliver unsurpassed service, integrity, and dedication to each project. The relationship we build with our clients fosters a strong partnership that delivers results. Let us work with you to define, design and deliver exceptional designs.

Interior Services

  • Architectural and Livability Review
  • Project Repositioning
  • Space Planning
  • Turnkey Interior Design Services
  • Renderings and Illustrations
  • Complete Interior Design Documentation
  • Procurement and Installation
  • Outdoor Living

Design Expertise

  • Commercial
  • Multi-Family
  • Healthcare
  • Model Merchandising
  • Renovation / New Construction
  • Clubhouses
  • Senior Living
  • Sales Environments


Helen Velas

Helen Velas

Founder & President

Helen Velas founded Eleni Interiors in 1993. She is a visionary, and leads her organization in a forward thinking and pragmatic way. Helen uses her extensive knowledge and experience for designing to benefit a wide array of markets across the country. Her commitment to her clients as well as the design community, is recognized by her partnerships and participation throughout the industry. Helen contributes her time to national and local homebuilding and apartment associations along with serving on several industry committees. She also values giving back with involvement in many charities, most notably for permanent housing for the underprivileged in Detroit.


Design Manager

Karen Hultsch joined Eleni Interiors in 1999 with past experience from luxury residential design and retail merchandising. Karen honed her exposure and creativity, contributing to the overall success of Eleni Interiors. Karen’s approach to her craft and amiable personality allow clients to work through the process of each project in a seamless manner. As Design Manager, Karen leads both design as well as personnel at Eleni. Her unbridled commitment to excellence comes through in all of her work. Karen also participates in industry associations both national and local and has judged for a wide array of award programs.



Creative Manager

Kate Brennan joined Eleni Interiors with over 15 years of experience from a national design firm. Kate has a wealth of expertise and knowledge that she gained while designing for many markets across the country. Her passion for collaborating and sharing ideas results in thoughtful and imaginative designs. In addition, Kate uses her exposure from multiple industries to help guide and inspire the design process. As Creative Manager, Kate embeds the seeds of inspiration to each project, giving the team a vision of the space. Kate actively participates in national and local industry associations and has been selected to speak at the International Builder’s Show.


Design Manager

Kathy Lawrence, a NCDIQ certified designer and Design Manager, came to Eleni Interiors in 2011 with over a decade of hospitality design experience. Her attention to detail and curiosity enables Kathy to design thought provoking environments that bring her client’s vision to life. Kathy is inspired by everything around her and uses those observations and experiences from her travels to bring relevant concepts and expressions to her designs.


Industry Partnerships

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