Mary Catherine McCarthy is an award-winning interior designer with over 25 years of experience, and is the founder of MCM2Design. Her designs have been featured in Design New Jersey, Gloria Nilson Magazine, The Steinway Owners Magazine, The Coast Star and The Ocean Star

MCM2Designis a full-service interior design firm based in Monmouth County, New Jersey providing commercial and residential services including floor plans, furniture and accessories, custom window treatments, and green design concepts. The firm also provides expert home staging and model home design services to custom homebuilders, including Toll Brothers.

Mary Catherine draws inspiration from her previous experience designing showrooms,displays and windows for retail brands and department stores in New York and Italy. Prior to founding MCM2Design in 1990, Mary Catherine was a creative director for E.T. Cranston, formerly part of Almax International, a leading provider of showrooms, fixtures and mannequins for luxury fashion brands. She also previously worked as the Head of Visual Marketing for Ormond Shops’ chain of over 200 stores.

Mary Catherine is actively involved in her local community at the Jersey shore. She currently serves on the Board of Trustees of The Guild of Ocean Medical Center,a non-profit which funds health care related services at the Hackensack Meridian Health Ocean Medical Hospital and throughout the community. She also previously served on the board of Epiphany House, a shelter for women and children located in Asbury Park. She also served on the Wall Township Board of Education from 2013-2014.

Mary Catherine holds a bachelor’s degree from Sarah Lawrence College.
MCM2Design is committed to providing excellent design service.
13 Reviews
Ted Howl
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2017

Mary Catherine proved to be an inspiring designer. She bursts with ideas and enthusiasm. She is also practical and happy to get her hands dirty. On top of it all she's a lovely person. Sky high ...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Jun 2015

There is no one who could be more highly recommended not only for her design ability but also for her integrity. Her ability to listen and communicate are unique. She is a knowledgeable professional w...Read More

Dom Ciambotti
Relationship: Colleague

I am a Kitchen Designer and have worked with MCM2 Designs on several high end projects. Mary Catharine has always been professional in her work and her communication with the clients. When a client ...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: May 2015

Mary Catherine not only transformed my parent's home, but she was also the event planner for my wedding. Not only does she have an incredible eye for design and decor, but her experience with event pl...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Feb 2013

When we renovated our kitchen and the rest of the first floor, Mary Catherine provided design services, hired all the contractors, sourced all the furniture and appliances, and supervised every detail...Read More

Relationship: I received a consultation and plan to hire in the future.Project Date: Nov 2015

Having seen Mary Catherine McCarthy's work close up when she performed an amazing transformation of my brother's house, I asked for a consultation for a small condo I am thinking of buying. She met wi...Read More

Cate Comerford Design PLLC
Relationship: ClientProject Date: Mar 2015

Mary Catherine has worked with me on several wonderful projects, selecting furniture and fixtures, as well as consulting on design aspects. She has a great working knowledge of products and manufactu...Read More

Relationship: ClientProject Date: Apr 2014

Mary Catherine was recommended to me by someone from my new community. My home in fact is featured on MCM2 Design's website titled "Traditional". I was moving into new construction and needless t...Read More

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