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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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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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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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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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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…