Interior Design Blog - McMullin Design Group - Haddonfield, NJ

Should She Stay, or Should She Go?

Posted by Bridget McMullin on June 27, 2018

Just because you’re getting older doesn’t mean your house has to age at the same pace. After her husband’s passing, our client was presented with a dilemma: should she renovate her home or move?  She favored remaining in the home long-term, but was worried about her safety as she aged. Her house had been paid off and she didn’t want to “outstrip” the neighborhood. But she also knew that if she moved, she would pay…

Seeing is Believing. How Renderings Can Change the Way You Experience Design

Posted by Bridget McMullin on June 19, 2018

Anyone who has watched a few minutes of HGTV or DIY Network programming is familiar with designers using computer-generated visuals for their clients (and their viewers) to “ooh and ahh” over! At MDG, we’ve been using renderings to help clients visualize their spaces for about four years now. In that time, we’ve learned to hone our technique keeping the costs down on a tool that can rapidly get expensive. TV makes it look easy. Click…

MDG Welcomes Sara Mass!

Posted by Bridget McMullin on June 06, 2018

When looking for new team members, I am always in search of the triple threat!  In the theater world, this would be someone who can sing, dance and act equally well. In the context of an interior designer, this would mean he or she could develop new clients, service existing clients with amazing and fresh designs all while project managing multiple jobs from beginning-to-end. Recently, I was lucky enough to be introduced to Sara Mass though…

Confident Color: Furniture for your Future

Posted by Bridget McMullin on February 02, 2018

I am always advocating for my clients to take chances with their style and think outside-the-box. Not scary outside-of-the-box, but to try something that expands their horizons and surprising. It would be a waste of our services not to encourage our clients to try something they never thought of before. It may be a new pattern or textured fabric they’d never considered before. Or, it may be a colorful and fun piece of furniture! In…

Ten Rugs to Make You Happy

Posted by Bridget McMullin on January 24, 2018

I promise, by the time I finally finish this blog your views will change when it comes to “oriental” rugs. Let’s just break down the term “oriental rug”. In the context of rug weaving, this usually envelopes India, Pakistan, Tibet, and Nepal as your custom producers. The rug designs that are “typical” in the traditional sense belong to tribes in these regions. Different patterns weave stories of the people who make the rugs. The patterns…

Pictures of us Sitting in Things – Trust us, We’re Professionals

Posted by Bridget McMullin on January 04, 2018

As we get ready for the High Point market season we’d like to remind you about our shopping expertise. As skilled sitters, we have special knowledge, gained from years and years of professional-level sitting on things. We know what makes furniture ideal for a good loungin.’ McMullin Design Group’s experts know what the most important features are in a chair are determined by its purpose. For example, a statement chair versus a TV chair will…