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Discrimination in North Carolina

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 18, 2016

The furniture industry has always been a “Good Ole Boys” club. Even during my years as a student, it was quite evident who ruled the roost when it came to the industry.  It became even more prevalent when I began attending High Point Market in 2007.  A women’s place was behind the desk, answering phones, and assisting the male sales force. They teetered on their stilettos walking us through the showrooms killing their feet on…

Never Choose Your Paint First!

Posted by Bridget McMullin on April 05, 2016

Please, read the title again.  As a designer, I say this on every single project.  MDG’s other designers say it on every project.  And still, clients insist on picking paint first.  I am passionate about this stance, so much so that I will stake my reputation upon this absolute statement.  Unless you have an unlimited budget that allows you to have everything custom made, you should never, EVER chose your paint first. Here are the…

Designing Thankfulness Everyday

Posted by Bridget McMullin on November 25, 2015

I give thanks every day for the wonderful clients that let us into their lives.  Their trust in us is amazing!  Without their dreams we would not have such wonderful jobs. I give thanks every day for the talented designers that have come my way.  The eclectic mix of artistic talent, technical expertise, and unique personalities have given me a very special place to call work.  We all honor the space that we share and…

City Living and Distributing Dignity for All

Posted by Bridget McMullin on November 10, 2015

City life. It’s amazing. I will probably blog about this for at least another year. I forgot how much my mind and body loved the city. From a good art opening (on the docket) to a late night stroll through the park, the life a city offers is endless in its ability to surprise and delight. I am not the young part of the city anymore, instead I get to be the voyeur of the…

Catching Up With The McMullin Design Group

Posted by Bridget McMullin on October 29, 2015

Welcome back….it’s been a long time since I blogged and I missed all of you!  As you can see, MDG got a fresh new look, logo and design!  After fifteen years in the design business I would like to say that we finally “made” it, but I am realizing as I have entered into my 40’s that “making it” and “made it” are always one in the same. There is never a finish line in…