Hannelore Freer

Hannelore Freer

New York, NY, US



Hannelore is an interior designer, who has transformed her client’s companies, strengthening their corporate cultures through experiential design. Hannelore focuses on creating environments that are inspiring and unique to the needs of the business of each client. She is focused on integrating both architectural and interior design to create solutions that encourage emotional connections with space. She has a keen ability to embed herself in her client’s needs and develops tailored design solutions that positively influence their business and
Hannelore considers space and form at many scales while understanding the importance of human experience through design. Her strength is design that tells a story and encourages the end user to embark on a unique brand journey every day. Her design leadership fosters innovative thinking for experiential design and brings a unique and thoughtful thoroughness and unforgettable, dynamic energy to all of her projects.
Hannelore has a Master’s Degree in Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Bachelor’s in Painting and Graphic Arts from the Interamerican University of Puerto Rico. She is nationally recognized as an NCIDQ holder and a member of ASID. Hannelore is fluent in English and Spanish.


WeWork, New York, NY, US, Senior Design Environments Manager

Jul 2017 - Oct 2020

Stantec, Miami, FL, US, Senior Manager and Senior Designer

Jan 2016 - Mar 2017

Starbucks, Miami, FL, US, Senior Manager and Senior Designer

Jul 2010 - Oct 2015

Gensler, Washington, DC, US, Designer

Aug 2007 - Jan 2009


Pratt Institute, New York, Exhibition Design Certificate Program

Feb 2020 - Nov 2021

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI, US, MArch, Architecture

Master Degree in Architecture I

Sep 1998 - May 2001

Interamerican University of Puerto Rico, San German, PR, US, BArch, Painting and Graphic Arts

Painting and Graphic Arts

Aug 1994 - Jul 1998


Bravo Award, Starbucks Coffee Company, Award

Bravo Award, Starbucks Coffee Company, September 2014. Recognizing initiave and resourcefulness & action in service. Recognizing hard work and dedication in bringing Starbucks to Colombia.


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