Our Staff - NJ Interior Designers - The McMullin Design Group

The Team

A talented team of professionals equals a positive client experience!

Bridget McMullin

Bridget McMullin

Principal; Interior Designer

ASID, NCIDQ, CID, CAPS
Graduate of Moore College of Art & Design

Awards & Publications

  • 2016 ASID Medalist Award
  • 2016 First Place Philadelphia IDA Award for Residential Space
  • 2016 Honorable Mention Philadelphia IDA for Restaurant Design
  • 2016 Best of Houzz Design
  • 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award
  • 2015 Best of Houzz Design
  • 2014 Best of Houzz Service Award
  • 2014 Publication “Small Spaces” Magazine
  • 2012 IDA (Interior Design Awards) Award Winner
  • 2010 ASID Designer of Distinction- Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010 IDA (Interior Design Awards) Award Winner- Green/Sustainable Design
  • 2010 ASID National Board Member
  • 2008-2009 ASID National Chapter Support Team Chair
  • 2008 RNS Showhouse- Margate, New Jersey- Viewers Choice Winner
  • ASID PA East Past President

Bridget McMullin

I believe that good Interior Design is transportive. I believe that great Interior Design can improve your quality of life by creating an environment that is reflective of the life experience you wish to make for yourself. It can be practical & efficient, decadent & opulent, or it can just be pretty! Your space is a reflection of the life you wish to lead, the experiences that you wish to give others, and is an investment in your future self. You may imagine your family in a wide open kitchen baking cookies for the holidays, or you may see your spouse and yourself aging gracefully in the home you built together. You can envision a work environment that inspires your employees to be productive and gives your customers a never-to-forget experience. The environment built around you plays a part in making your dreams and visions a reality.

When I was 10, my parents decided to move from Philadelphia to New Jersey. For the next year, I spent never ending weekends traveling from one open house to another in my parents attempt to find our new home. I remember taking the floor plans for these spaces, sitting in the car, and drawing better versions of the house I was visiting. Little did I know I was planting the seed for my future in interiors.

Fast-forward to 2001. With an Interior Design degree in hand from Moore College of Art and Design, I set off into the world of commercial design focused on learning as much as I could and sitting for my National Council of Interior Design Exam; my ultimate goal was to own my own Residential and Commercial Firm.

I’ve designed on the television circuit working as a behind the scenes designer on Trading Spaces and then as a featured designer on TLC’s Perfect Proposal. I’ve lead the Philadelphia Interior Design community as the president of ASID PA East, and have traveled the country with The American Society of Interior Designers for seven years both as a National Board Member and as a Committee Chair advising local chapter boards and student chapters. I am a featured speaker for Design Campus Live. I have valued education and practice above all else in my career. I believe the education of my clientele is essential to a positive outcome on any project, be it a one-time consultation or a lifelong relationship. MDG’s business model honors the process of design and celebrates the joy of creation.

The talented team of designers that I am honored to call my employees are creative, talented, and dedicated to the practice of Interior Design. Their technical knowledge regarding construction and architecture, as well as their aesthetic sensibilities in decorating create a holistic experience for our clients. Be it your cozy cottage, your beachside escape, the entrance to your new corporate offices, or the restaurant you always dreamed of opening one day, our ultimate goal is to help our client’s find their “Happy Home”.

Kristen Joyce

Kristen Joyce

Senior Designer

NCIDQ CERT. #26424

kristenj@mcmullindesign.com

Kristen Joyce

From the start, Kristen has enjoyed working on both commercial and residential design projects. She began her career in the Philadelphia region by focusing on health care, retail and corporate design.

But the need to explore all facets of her field brought her to a firm located in South Florida from which she designed and managed the construction of over 75,000 square feet of high-end homes. Her projects spanned from North Carolina beachfront properties to the private Islands of Chub Cay in the Bahamas.

After earning her NCIDQ Certification, Kristen returned to New Jersey to start a family in Haddonfield.

Fortuitously, this put her mere blocks away from The McMullin Design Group.

Kristen applies her 14 years of design experience with passion and a firm understanding of how to make her clients’ design dreams a reality.

Kym Menickella

Kym Menickella

Lead Designer

Graduate of the University of Delaware and Harcum College

kym@mcmullindesign.com

Kym Menickella

Kym is a graduate of the University of Delaware in Newark, DE. and Harcum College in Bryn Mawr, PA. The bulk of her experience is commercial design. While working for several large architectural firms, Kym concentrated on tenant fit outs, space planning, master planning, and project management of retail establishments and corporate offices. Kym was a team leader and oversaw projects from concept to completion. Kym’s experience as a well-rounded Commercial Designer allowed her to bring a highly regarded skill set to her own residential interior design business. Her 20 years of experience made her the perfect fit for the MDG team. Kym’s problem solving skills and attention to both details and budgets allows clients to plan with confidence.

Sara Mass

Sara Mass

Graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh

saram@mcmullindesign.com

Sara Mass

Sara started her professional career working in financial services while living in Boston and New York City. After years of sharpening her analytical skills, she decided it was time to follow her true passion by pursuing an interior design certificate through the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. Over the last 15 years, Sara has had the pleasure of working on homes from the coastal communities of New Jersey, all the way down to both coasts of Florida.

Happiest when she is on a construction site, Sara enjoys working on a project from the ground up and is very knowledgeable about all aspects of building a home. Her critical eye for detail and strong organizational skills come into play when helping a client select tile, designing an electrical plan or selecting unique home furnishings.

Sara is excited to be a part of the amazing team at The McMullin Design Group.

Jennifer Napieralski

Jennifer Napieralski

Associate Designer

Graduate of Arcadia University

jennifern@mcmullindesign.com

Jen is currently filling in as our Project & Purchasing Coordinator.

purchasing@mcmullindesign.com

Jennifer Napieralski

Jennifer has always dreamed of having a successful career in residential interiors. After graduating from Arcadia University (formerly Beaver College) with a degree in Interior Design, Jennifer headed to Annapolis to begin her education in the “real world” of design. Motivated to continue her formal education, she passed the LEED exam and gained her certification as a LEED Green Associate, as well as her CID (Certified Interior Designer) Certification. Realizing how much she missed her family and the City of Brotherly Love, Jen moved home and began a three year position with a reputable furniture store in the heart of Philadelphia. There she gained a vast amount of furniture knowledge and independent clientele. With her heart completely filled thanks to being surrounded by family and friends, Jennifer is more than excited to live her dream every day and continue her growth as an Interior Design professional with the MDG team.

LJ Taylor

LJ Taylor

Associate Designer

Graduate of the Art Institute of Philadelphia- Interior Design

ljtaylor@mcmullindesign.com

LJ Taylor

L.J. started as an Architectural Engineering major at Drexel University, then transferred to the Art Institute of Philadelphia where she graduated at the top of her class in Interior Design. While in college she worked for a prestigious Contract and HealthCare Design Firm in Philadelphia, where she honed in on her skills in planning by working on large scale universities and hospitals . After receiving her Bachelor’s Degree she began working for a Hospitality Design Firm in Baltimore, Maryland. There she refined her drafting by creating documentation on High-End Hotel Brands, Luxury Apartments and Condominiums.

MDG’S Administrative Team

MDG’S Administrative Team

Admin@mcmullindesign.com

MDG’S Administrative Team

MDG’s administration team is dedicated to creating a stress free experience for our clientele. From the first hello to the close-out on your project, the administration team keeps our projects timely and organized.