About Us

MCM Designs is a professional design firm that undertakes interior residential projects for clients who demand design excellence, high quality materials and workmanship. The firm provides a range of integrated services that include space planning, furniture layouts, lighting plans, color pallets, fabric selection, drapery treatments, purchasing and on-site project oversight.

Since 1988, our success in the Tri-State Area has included design and renovation of suburban homes, Manhattan apartments, townhouses, brownstones and luxury spaces such as carriage and pool houses.

Karen M. Topjian, B.S., M.S., ASID

Karen Topjian is the Founder and Managing Partner of MCM Designs, an Englewood, New Jersey professional design firm that focuses on interiors for clients with demanding lifestyles. She is a Professional Member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), the National Council of Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ), the Designers Lighting Forum and The Institute for Classical Architecture. She is the recipient of several awards including the ASID Gold Award of Excellence (2003-2004), the ASID Bronze Award for Design Excellence (2004) and the NSPI Gold Design Award (2003). She has been published in Luxury Pools, design NJ, New York Spaces and has been appointed to the New Jersey Monthly Design Advisory Council. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Connecticut, a Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland and has attended specialized courses at the New York School of Interior Design and The Pratt Institute.