“I was born to do this work, it is inherent in my being. I am one of the lucky ones who had a career vision from my youth. I sought out Mentors and figured out how to make this my profession. I was trained at Drexel and in the field to be a “Design Thinker” before it was popular. I followed through on it and worked really hard. I love having my business, following my passion, making a living at it, helping others and giving back.”

Mimi Campbell Leitzel has been practicing Interior Design in the Philadelphia metropolitan area for over thirty years. mcl studio includes Residential, Commercial and Strategic Planning projects. Mimi is involved 100% on all projects.

mcl studio provides full scope Interior Design services direct to clients and in collaboration with professionals. Clients value design expertise, project management experience and excellent communication skills and a fresh, holistic approach.

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Build it and they will come, but have a plan

Taking the Leap
Before taking the leap, Mimi carefully put all the stepping stones in place.
by Barbara J. Lombardo

Career Backstory
Mimi’s house is quirky, whimsical, and unique. The living room is dominated by the original walk-in fireplace, and there is a mural on one outside wall depicting George Washington’s visit to the historic house, which was built in 1742. As she showed me around, I noticed shelves filled with a collection of rubber ducks in one daughter’s bathroom, and a growing collection of Perler bead art lining the walls…

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Designing Inside Out(side) with Mimi Leitzel

Real Estate Talk with @CSJTeamPhilly

We sat down with interior designer Mimi Leitzel of mcl studio to discuss how the past 1.5 years have refocused us on optimizing our outdoor spaces out of necessity.

How can you get the most bang (and zen) for your buck when it comes to your backyard, patio or roof deck?

Mimi Leitzel, founder of mcl studio, has over 35 years of experience in the industry.

Residential Interior DesignCommercial Interior DesignWorkplace Strategy