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Principal; Interior Designer
ASID, NCIDQ, CID, CAPS
Graduate of Moore College of Art & Design

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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
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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”.


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Lead Designer

NCIDQ, CID
Graduate of Florida State University
kristenb@mcmullindesign.com

Kristen Benevides

Kristen was born and raised in Medford, NJ, but packed her bags to study Interior Design at Florida State University. After receiving her bachelor’s degree, she moved to Palm Beach, where she worked in high end residential and commercial design for 9 years. Seven of her nine years were spent at Jack Phillips Design, where she managed multiple projects and was exposed to many different aspects of the industry. Kristen has also passed the national NCIDQ exam to receive her design certification. Now back in NJ to raise her kids around family, Kristen has found a happy home at The McMullin Design Group.


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.


Associate Designer
Graduate of Arcadia University
jennifern@mcmullindesign.com

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

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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.


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 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.