Hannelore Freer

Hannelore Freer

New York, NY, US



Hannelore Freer is an interior and architectural designer based in New York City. Her work incorporates highly analytical research and spatial design to create warm, inviting atmospheres which improve everyday life.

Hannelore has worked with global brands and design firms such as WeWork, Starbucks, and Gensler and Stantec, developing strategies to create localized experiences which speak to her clients brand ethos. As a manager of creative teams, she believes in combining expertise with empathy to bring together different perspectives in order to solve problems.   

She 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 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


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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