Brett Helsham

Brett Helsham

New York, NY, US


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If a mature and motivated self-starter is what you are looking for, then you may like what I have to offer.

I am a versatile and well-rounded individual who has a “there is nothing that I cannot learn” attitude, and I learn fast!

My experience living around the world - in Hong Kong, Michigan, Ohio, South Korea, Belgium, Italy and now New York - has instilled in my a passion for traveling and an interest in interior and architectural designs of various cultures. 

I am an avid kite surfer, cookie lover, and new restaurant seeker. 


Mr Call Designs, New York, NY, US, Lead Designer/Project Manager

Project manger on both residential and commercial projects
Sourcing FF&E
Development of construction documents & 3D modeling
Custom furniture design
Updating and analyzing budgets, invoicing, schedules and purchase orders

May 2013 - current

Wettling Architects, New York, Interior Designer

Project manages from start to completion
Development and elaboration of construction documents
Materials, finishes, fixtures and furniture sourcing
Updating and analyzing budgets, schedules and purchase orders
Styling photo shoots of projects completed
Works with PR team with editorial
Art consultant on both "filler art" and investment pieces

Jul 2009 - Mar 2013

Gin Lane Media, New York, PR Director

Concentrated on web development and Internet driven PR by way of social media.
Pitched client placement to editors online, in magazines and on celebrities.

Dec 2008 - May 2009

Franca Foligatti & Associates, New York, NY, US, Media and Senior PR associate

Worked with luxury organic fashion lines Braccialini and Qiviuk.
Launched the first Braccialini Boutique in the US in March 2008.
Launched the first Qiviuk store at the Plaza October 2008.
Handled marketing and events planning and coordination.
Pitching client placement to editors and stylists for magazine editorial and celebrity
wear on red carpet/events.

Mar 2008 - Dec 2008

C&M Media, New York, Freelance PR Account Executive

Three years experience producing five simultaneous annual runway shows/presentations for New
York Fashion week.
Pitching client placement to editors and stylists for magazine editorial and celebrity wear on the red
Handling in-house sample requests and returns.
Assisting with the first Just Cavalli Flagship store opening in the U.S.
Client list included Roberto Cavalli, Missoni, Just Cavalli, Jason Wu, Bing Bang etc.

May 2005 - May 2008


New York School of Interior Design (NYSID), New York, NY, US, Masters, Graudate

Aug 2009 - May 2012

New York University (NYU), New York, Bachelors, Undergraduate

Aug 2001 - May 2005


MFA with High Honours from the New York School of Interior Design, Honorable Mention

Graduate Honour Student


Areas of Specialization 


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