About

Helen Austen holds a Master’s degree in Human Services with a graduate certificate in Professional Counseling and is a graduate of The New York Institute of Art and Design’s Interior Design Program. Prior to becoming a full-time professional organizer and interior designer eleven years ago, Helen served as center director and counselor for a non-profit helping young families in crisis.

You may recognize Helen from her many live T.V. appearances. For 3 years, Helen served as the resident expert organizer on Kansas City’s NBC affiliate show, Kansas City Live and she’s now a regular on morning television in Kansas City and Houston. Helen’s work has also been featured in Woman’s World Magazine and on KCTV5, Better Kansas City, Great Day Houston, Your California Life, Fox4KC, KMBC Channel 9, NBC Action News 41, Kansas City’s NPR affiliate show Central Standard and many more.

Philosophy

We take a wellbeing approach to design and have developed specific design standards that help improve the impact that your spaces have on your everyday living.

Our 7 Wellbeing Design Standards:

  • Organized– Create spaces that are organized and designed for high function based on your unique needs, tendencies and preferences.

  • Nudge Architecture & Design– Nudge architecture is a term adopted from environmental psychology and it acknowledges that you can create spaces that have cues to encourage healthy behavior and habits with ease. We incorporate this element into all our design and organizing projects.

  • Nature & Lighting– Create opportunities to connect to nature and natural light.

  • Hobbies & Interests- Identify your personal interests and create spaces that help you to engage in them easily.

  • Create Sleep Sanctuaries- Sleep is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and we account for how factors such as noise, light, temperature and the quality of your mattress influence the quality of your sleep.

  • Non-Toxic– When available, we can offer options that are non-toxic or low VOC, including renewable, waste-reducing, energy-efficient, natural/organic, and locally sourced materials.

  • Living in Place– When applicable, we design homes that can grow and age with you. These spaces allow you to grow and evolve comfortably in your home throughout your lifetime.

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Terrah Shope

Team Organizer

Brooke Keuhl

Team Organizer

Jordan Svancara

Team Organizer

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