Drawing Initiatives


Helen is a Partner with CHI Building Design specialising in interior design and fit-out to existing and proposed commercial and residential projects.

Helen qualified previously as an Architectural Draftsperson and worked professionally in this discipline as well as Interior Design.  Her exposure to wide ranging cultures has expanded her horizons.

The combination of her experience and skills resulted in her being awarded the prize as the top student in the Diploma of Building, Design and Drafting through Victoria University in 2002.

Helen’s earlier degree focused on management and communication skills.  She is a strong communicator and has demonstrated creativity and artistic ability in both her architectural work and complementary jewellery design and making.

Recently, Helen has completed projects for residential clients in Collingwood; Beaumaris; Northcote; and Brunswick; and commercial Interior fit-out projects for the Church of Christ, Wallan; Harvest Bible College, Scoresby; Stirling Theological College, Mulgrave; The Assyrian Church of Christ, Craigieburn; and wholesale business & residence Armadale.


Partner, CHI Building Design

Director, Drawing Initiatives

Registered Building Practitioner

Member Building Designers Association of Victoria (BDAV)

2012 – Present:            CHI Building Design

2004 – 2012:            Independent Architectural Drafting business

1996 – 2004:            Helen Geddes Jewellery

Previously:                        Interior Designer, Kevin Curtin Architects, Sydney

Interior Designer, Hoemar and Rekan Architects and Engineers, Jakarta, Indonesia

Commonwealth Department of Works, Australia Square, Sydney


Email: helen@drawinginitiatives.com

Mobile: +61 417 494 496

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