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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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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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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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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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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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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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Digital Curated

November 30, 2019

A custom-designed wallcovering is one that every designer can appreciate. What could be better than having a style created specifically around your vision, to be incorporated perfectly into your unique commercial design? But depending on your project and your budget, opting for a custom wallcovering solution may not always be an available choice. So, what is a designer to do? Enter MDC’s Digital Curated, our new innovative wallcovering…

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Dimension Walls

October 27, 2019

A complete, inspired room design is one that discovers the perfect balance between several key artistic elements. While some of these elements, like shape and color for example, are typically rather simple to express, others like texture can be a little more challenging. Oftentimes, when designers hear the word “texture,” it actually sounds more like “expensive” to them. So, depending on a project’s budget, texture can often be…

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Duratec

August 27, 2019

If you design for high-traffic service industries, you know it well. Someone nicking the side of the wall with an unruly cart. An employee spilling coffee everywhere after they turned the corner too fast. A patient or patron accidentally scuffing the wall. A scenario that immediately makes you think… “yeah, that’s gonna leave a mark.” But what if we told you that the threat of these occasions will…

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Color Box

August 27, 2019

When approaching a new design project, where exactly do you begin? Typically it is not with a small decorative accent, a lamp, or even a piece of furniture, but instead you often start with a feeling. A source of inspiration. A gentle nod to an emotion, an experience, to comfort and enthusiasm. And of course, the best way to express all of these things is… through color. The…