Hi. I am Medina King. I’d like to welcome you to my new blog where I will be sharing all about my life as a professional creative. I hope to use my experiences to help others. Here’s more about me:
Medina King is an award-winning interior designer and owner of MK Kids Interiors; designing children’s spaces worldwide. Spending her childhood on the beautiful island of Jamaica and learning English there, honed a passion within Medina for words and storytelling. Slang or the local dialect; broken English was never allowed.
Medina returned to the UK for secondary and tertiary education, where she graduated from the renown University of the Arts – London College of Communication, earning a BA Honors in Interior Design.
Finding a job in the interior design industry during the peak of the 2009 economic slump, as well as being a black designer with an accent, was proving to be difficult. Medina decided to create her own business and job for herself, which birthed of MK Kids Interiors.
Since starting the business from nothing, no capital, and no referrals, Medina has worked with various Middle Eastern Royal families, as well as dignitaries from other parts of the world. MK Kids Interiors most recently won the Herman Miller Design and Innovation Award for the Power list Black Excellence Award 2021. In 2018 she won the Theo Paphitis Small Business Sunday Award. Medina has made appearances on The Voice Newspaper, and BBC London radio. Medina has been a guest speaker at The Autumn Fair, The Ideal Home Show and most recently at Grand Designs Live in October 2022.