inside the studioAbout marlaina Teich Designs

Marlaina Teich Designs is one of the top interior design firms in the tri-state area. With projects in Long Island, Manhattan, Miami, Seattle, Palm Springs, San Diego and the Caribbean, MTD is renowned for creating luxury spaces for discerning clientele. We design stunning, one-of-a-kind interiors accented with custom furniture and millwork, fine finishes, and our unmistakable sense of style. MTD’s expertise in design and project management encompasses residential and commercial spaces from a one-room makeover to a complete renovation, new build, space, planning, 3D rendering, custom furnishings, and selections.
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  • "I can not say enough to describe my experience with Marlaina. I recently built a house and Marlaina,  and her team were a part of it from the beginning. She helped with the blue prints to the small decorating details and everything in between ( tiles, fixtures, stones, doors, knobs, and many other details).
    - Loren M.
  • “She took all of our ideas and made them better. She knew when to push us outside of our comfort zone with certain pieces, and now they are some of our favorites! She made the entire process smooth - and super fun!”
    - Audrey G.
  • "Everyday, it is a sincere pleasure to come home after a long day at work and feel so good about my surroundings. A true seasoned professional that also has a fun-loving personality and is so easy to work with. Marlaina goes above and beyond to ensure her Clients are happy. Highly recommend!"
    - Claudine O.

Marlaina Teich

Founder and Principal Designer
Marlaina Teich is the owner and founder of Marlaina Teich Designs, a full-service, award winning interior design firm with offices in Long Island and Manhattan. Marlaina’s passion for design and ability to create unique interiors that look effortless has made her an industry leader with projects spanning across the country. Her clientele includes professional athletes and celebrities in the entertainment industry. Marlaina has designed a variety of commercial spaces, including BP Salon for which MTD won an IDA award.

She combines luxurious textures, high-end finishes, custom furniture, and unique accessories to create the homes of her clients’ dreams whether the client prefers traditional, contemporary, or somewhere in between. Marlaina’s interiors all showcase her signature sense of sophistication and upscale glamour.

Originally, Marlaina started her career in fashion, eventually falling in love with the world of interior design and home furnishings.

Today, Marlaina draws her inspiration from LIFE! Nature, art, architecture, and her travels abroad. Her style is unique to each project she approaches and she always incorporates her signature mix of color, pattern, and texture into her design aesthetic. One of her favorite parts of the process is the personal connection she forms with the client and how she can best create a beautiful space that fits their needs.

As a featured designer on the Emmy award-winning home improvement show “George to the Rescue,” Marlaina works with George Oliphant and his team to deliver beautiful homes for deserving families. She has also appeared on WNBC and WPIX. Her work has been published in many prominent publications like Traditional Home, Architectural Digest, HOUSE Magazine, California Home, Renovation Style, and Better Homes and Gardens, amongst others. Marlaina has participated in many charitable projects throughout her career and is active in several designer-related organizations. She previously served as a Founder and President of the Designers and Builder’s Alliance of Long Island – a coalition of top designers and builders that raises funds for local charities.