I do residential and kitchen design, helping people plan remodels and construction that give them the best use of space in their homes, maximizing every square foot and optimizing traffic patterns, storage, and workflow. My projects range from kitchen remodels and new construction to basement conversions, additions, and whole house renovations. I produce printed plans for you and your contractor as well as 2D and 3D CAD drawings that you can walk through on your computer, tablet or smartphone. I also sell several lines of quality cabinets.

I studied at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California, and taught Photoshop and computer graphics at college level for over 15 years. My passion for optimal workflow, ergonomics, and comfortable, beautiful living spaces, — and meeting your individual needs and desires — drives my design work.

— Ellene Newman


• Challenging spaces

• Kosher kitchens

• Forever Homes

• Special needs

• Creative solutions for all homes from cottage to castle

Professional Affiliations


Yochanon Stein
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Apr 2018

When we were remodeling our basement in our semi-detached home, we basically thought of some standard designs that really didn't have any opportunities for much space and were limited. When Mrs. Neuma... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Dec 2018

Renovating a kitchen is overwhelming! Ellene made the process so much easier and really held our hands the whole way through. She answered all our million questions and explained the pros and cons of ... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Jan 2018

I am absolutely thrilled with my kitchen plan! Being that we have a large family we needed enough space for extra storage and for stocking up. Design 613 took care of that albeit fulfilling our reque... Read More

Yaakov Rappaport
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Oct 2017

Eileen is Patient, Professional and Reasonable. We could not have done our renovations without her. Design 613 is the way to go!!!!! Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: May 2017

Ellene designed my kitchen to be practical, efficient and aesthetically pleasing as well. I love working in it an even like cleaning it up. She was a pleasure to work with and was always available to ... Read More

Menachem Miller
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Aug 2016

We were very impressed with Design 613. Ellene took great care in understanding our specific needs/goals when designing our kitchen. She transformed her initial design into a 3D virtual tour of our ki... Read More

Relationship: Client
Project Date: Mar 2017

Ellene at Design 613 did a great job designing the layout for our basement. She was able to include all the components that were important for us to have in that space. She also reconfigured a huge ma... Read More

Goldy Atlas
Relationship: Client
Project Date: Apr 2016

We had an absolutely wonderful experience with Mrs. Newman. She was so easy to work with, had excellent innovative ideas, was very informative, and gave us everything in a very clear Sketchup file so ... Read More

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