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2021: Our Year in Review

December 30, 2021

We can hardly believe it is almost time to say hello to another new year! Reflecting back on 2021, we feel so proud of all the many accomplishments that we have achieved, together. From making exciting additions to some of our bestselling collections, to introducing brand-new collections that have thrived within the marketplace, join us as we take a quick look back at another great year for MDC.…

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Why does MDC have the answers to so many questions?

July 15, 2021

“What if…?”“How can I…?”“What would it look like…?” Designers are creative problem solvers. They have minds that wonder and ponder and discover. Some days they question conventional wisdom. Other days they embrace it. Whatever happens in their day-to-day experience, designers are constantly looking for the best answers. So why do they look to MDC? 50+ and looking younger every day. MDC began as a family-owned business more than…

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Wood Features

May 12, 2021

A primary goal of design is to create spaces that give people a sense of well-being. That’s why the benefits of wood go way beyond its natural beauty. Wood makes spaces feel warm and inviting.…

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High style and long-term usability

June 6, 2022

At MDC, we measure success in many ways, but one of our priorities when manufacturing our products is long-term beauty. We want our clients to trust that specifying MDC products ensures stylish spaces that will look just as good years down the road. With this in mind, we are pleased to take a look back at a special project we participated in over 12 years ago, a world-famous…

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Geometric Shapes

May 6, 2022

When designing with geometric shapes, softly arched patterns can create lyrical movement while angular forms provide structure and rhythm. Combining different shapes, lines, and curves in your projects can contribute to the overall harmony in a space. Read on to discover more on this Geometric trend, ranging from clean lines to whimsical pattern play. Strong-sided geometric shapes can add a boost of confidence to any aesthetic. A wallcovering…

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Bold Statements

April 1, 2022

Live confidently: that’s our design (and life) motto. Creating an environment that fosters creativity and energy starts with standout design elements. Right now, designers are especially favoring bold, electric patterns that project more of an assertive tone. Let’s explore some of our favorite ways to incorporate this current Bold Statements trend that will certainly make a splash in any commercial space. Some of the most mesmerizing patterns are…

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Reflections

February 1, 2022

One of our favorite design trends that is already defining the new year is the reflection of light within a space. While there are many ways to achieve this glowing natural aesthetic, we of course especially love light reflection created from metallic wall and ceiling details. Read on for some of our favorite ways to add this radiant allure to your next project using some of our bestselling…

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Design-Driven Acoustics That Don’t Cost The Earth

January 20, 2022

Zintra is already your all-in-one premier acoustic solution — and now, it’s your certified sustainable option, too. We are so pleased to announce that Zintra has officially been granted this coveted label from both Declare and HPD Certified! At MDC, sustainability is always at the forefront of our mission, which makes receiving these recognitions a true honor. We are thrilled to know that the work we have done…

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Textured Details

December 1, 2021

Texture has always been an imperative piece of the puzzle when creating an impactful design. No other design element can express and communicate depth and complexity quite as well as a texturized component. And while textured details can refer to a simple accent pillow, throw, or an area rug, in recent years this effective trend has expanded into so much more. Now, designers have begun to incorporate textured…

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Acoustic Features

October 5, 2021

When you hear the phrase “interior design,” you probably think of beautiful spaces with each furnishing and decorative accent perfectly positioned. And while this can be true, in recent years the expectation of interior design has grown outside of only crafting stunning spaces. Nowadays, functionality plays a key role in the interior design industry, with clients demanding spaces that work and perform efficiently, while of course, still remaining…

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Interview with Nicole Lorber

September 20, 2021

We recently had the chance to catch up with Nicole Lorber, owner and designer of Distinctive Interior Designs (DiD) located in Marlton, New Jersey. Together with her firm, Nicole recently completed an impressively dynamic commercial design project spanning 35,000 square feet of headquarter space for a large public company. Read on as we hear more about this project, referred to as the Corporate Project, from Nicole while she…

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Introducing a Robust Extension to Zintra

August 31, 2021

That’s why we are thrilled to announce a robust extension to our Zintra line. Within each of your favorite Zintra categories, we have added new patterns and styles inspired by the artful influences of today’s design industry. With nods to geometric shapes, sophisticated layers and earthy, grounded aesthetics, read on as we detail some of our favorite new additions to the Zintra collection. First up is the Connect…

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Artisanal Trend

August 18, 2021
Artisanal Trend

One of 2021’s fastest growing interior design trends is the distinct, personal touch of artisanal features. This kind of authentic flair offers an outlet for designers to express their creative perspective in a more genuine and meaningful way. But what exactly classifies as an artisanal touch in interior design? In order to identify this trend, it first helps to further define what exactly can fall under the ‘artisanal’…

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A Conversation with Thom Filicia

July 26, 2021
Thom Filicia

MDC has valued a strong partnership with renowned designer Thom Filicia for years. As we celebrate the fifth anniversary of the collection launch, we thought we would catch up with the brains behind the design and gain a little insight into Thom’s design process and upcoming projects. Read on to discover Thom’s work-from-home process, where he finds inspiration, and his favorite design! Q: What inspired you to develop…

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Let’s Do a Double Take!

December 18, 2020
2020 year in review

From luxe textures to vivid colors, our product lineup has never been more robust. As this year comes to a close, let’s reflect on what we’ve introduced. We started the year with the new Bolta collection. The new collection of patterns and textures is carefully curated into three design personas: RAW, BOLD, GLAM. No matter the project, The Bolta Collection is packed with trendy designs, wonderful color, and…

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Introducing Natural Textiles 3

December 8, 2020

Create an Inviting Haven in Any Space with 22 New Fabric Wallcoverings MDC Interior Solutions has introduced its newest collection with Natural Textiles 3, an updated line of elegant fabrics. All 22 patterns are expertly crafted from silks and linens, adding a touch of luxury to every aesthetic. From refined neutrals, to rich accented patterns, this new collection offers a sophisticated selection made from some of the world’s…

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Hyatt House | Type II Wallcovering

November 13, 2020

Chicago Medical District Restored and Reborn Sitting vacant for 18 years, the 106 year old Beaux-Arts classical style landmark, formerly Cook County Hospital, has been reborn as a stunning Hyatt hotel. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the façade served as the inspiration for the television show ER, as well as being featured in numerous other films and TV shows. Design Intent KOO, a Chicago architecture…