Industry Experts

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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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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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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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 Distract 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…

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Workspaces That Adapt

September 16, 2020

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has drastically changed how we function in the day to day. It is essential that businesses adjust the design elements of the workspace to adhere to our rapidly changing environment. Social distancing and sanitation requirements have created a need for workspaces that can quickly and easily adapt in a changed but enduring industry. Design Pivot was created with one goal in mind —…

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Zintra

March 31, 2020

At first glance, designing a new space seems relatively straight-forward. Select several items with complementing texture and tone, and your result will be a beautiful space, right? At MDC, we know this couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, selecting appealing colors and patterns will not yield a successful design without the presence of supreme functionality, and in this case, we’re talking acoustics. But oftentimes, it seems…

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Find Your Design Muse

February 17, 2020

Bolta Contract Collection from MDC Reenergizes Vinyl Wallcoverings with Fresh Styles, New Design Categories CHICAGO (February 2020) — Known for its diversity of color, pattern and texture, Bolta vinyl wallcoverings from MDC have defined decades of contemporary contract interiors. Today, the longstanding brand reinforces its position as a design leader, releasing a complete refresh of its product line, including recolors and design tweaks of best-selling favorites as well…

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An Elegant Game of “Where’s Waldo?”

December 30, 2019

As original and eye-catching as the design was, something was missing. Applied directly to the painted wall, the montage of images fell flat. Then Director of Design Pam Valenta had an idea to use Vycon Legacy Pivot wallcovering from MDC as the base for the digital images. The design took on a rich look, full of dimension. It became the dynamic “Mexican toile” Valenta had envisioned for the…

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School Pride Shines from Above

December 29, 2019

Educational designers might learn a thing or two from Julie Williams of Larson & Darby Group in Rockford, Illinois. The firm received the AIA Prairie Chapter’s 2018 Excellence Award for Interior Design, having turned an Illinois high school into a space where school pride is high and the noise low, thanks to her creative use of Zintra acoustical ceiling clouds from MDC. “Schools love any and all opportunities…

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Nothing Says “Welcome” Quite Like Flowers.

December 27, 2019

At first glance, you’d swear you were looking at a full-scale renovation of the second floor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. In truth, the interior design team transformed the Digestive Diseases clinic of the Thalians Health Center into a more inviting space simply by installing a custom digital mural. Vivid lotus flowers create an inviting atmosphere for patients and staff alike. It had been years since the clinic’s last…

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Go Big – Or Go Home

December 17, 2019

New Scales, Patterns and Finishes Add More Drama, Design to Dimension Walls from MDC CHICAGO (December 2019) — Designers, we dare you to turn any wall into a dynamic focal point. A wow factor. An eye grabber. A conversation starter – or stopper. The top-selling and ever-growing collection of Dimension Walls from MDC Interior Solutions not only makes it possible, but also easier than ever with four new…

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MDC Interior Solutions Introduces Duratec Wall Protection

September 17, 2019

CHICAGO (September 2019) – MDC is pleased to introduce Duratec, a breakthrough concept in highly durable wall protection. Conceptualized for the wall but built with the performance standards of a floor covering, Duratec is skillfully engineered to protect against abrasions, stains, scratches and more. From a simple scuff all the way to the toughest impact collision, Duratec has it handled. Industries that primarily cater to high-traffic areas, such…