Wall Coverings

Aesthetic Acoustic

Envirocoustic wood-wool acoustic ceiling and wall panels are manufactured using just three ingredients: wood fiber, cement and water. The panels absorb sound to reduce echo and reverberation, and are available in many sizes and colors, and can be painted in a range of SonoKote colors.

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Creating a Splash

As a multilayered, ultra-thin 0.25-in. (6-mm) decorative laminate that emits light evenly across its surface, LumiSplash has impressive impact-, scratch-, chemical- and abrasion-resistant properties. LumiSplash is the first ultra-thin, lighted laminate system with no air gap required for LEDs. This system uses a Light Bar and Light Guide Panel to produce luminance across a translucent surface. Using this system, it combines art with lighting in a durable laminate, creating a unique focal point for any home or business. It comes with necessary electrical components to simply plug into a 110-volt receptor or it can also be hardwired for permanent installations by a local electrician. It is sui

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From the Heart

HeartFelt Ceilings and Walls are formulated to address higher frequency sounds. Crafted from felted, thermoformed polyester, the dense, soft structure of the panels feature a square-edge design that draws the eye while also accommodating the aesthetic and function needs of interior spaces. Available in black, white or five shades of gray and earth tones, it offers designers the ability to create visual gradients and rhythms in the ceiling plane. The panels can be installed as a ceiling cloud, a full ceiling by splicing individual pieces to create continuous lengths or part of a as wall installation. The panels are made from up to 85% recycled material, including the aluminum carrier system a

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Elements Inspired Laminate

ATI’s latest collection of 14 new NuMetal combinations—the Divine Elements Collection—combines qualities from water and rare earth elements to celebrate the unique relationship between nature’s raw power and human curiosity. With new high pressure laminate (HPL) finishes ranging from rose gold and gun metal to the iridescent polished smoke and classic brushed aluminum, the patterns draw inspiration from the natural world. NuMetal features real metal surface and phenolic paper backing, and are available in 4-ft. × 8-ft. (4-ft. × 10-ft. available on special order). Ideal for hospitality, healthcare and institutional, retail and commercial design markets, the

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A Timber Touch to Soundproofing

Unika Vaev adds to its portfolio of decorative acoustical solutions with its ecoustic Timer Blade Collection, featuring wall and ceiling panels produced from solid woods that are available in several sound diffusing profiles. Finishes are available in either Hemlock (clear, white wash, walnut, hickory, shale or espresso), Red Cedar (clear), Spotted Gum (clear) or in White Birch Plywood (clear).

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Dimensional

MDC’s Dimension Walls’ patterns are 3D designs that are durable and sophisticated. Available in 4-ft. × 8-ft. and 4-ft. × 10-ft. sheets, the decorated thermoplastic sheets are manufactured through an innovative thermoperforming process that is quick, efficient and cost-effective without compromising design. A metallic finish or paintable option can achieve a specific color vision. 

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Stone-Faced Illusionist

Perception tiles first appear to be a static wall installation, but as the viewer passes, they reveal a subtle movement and transform revealing a contrasting edge pattern. The collection blends various stones to create a natural masterpiece. As the viewer walks by, a subtle transformation takes place. Moving away from the surface at progressively steeper angles what appeared to be a wall of marble ribs is an intensely contrasting pattern along the angled edges. Each panel has a dimension of 90 cm × 67.5 cm. The thickness has a range between 3 cm and 7 cm. The application process is a regular gluing for natural stone.

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Adding Acoustics

Gettys Group design for the lobby of the Godfrey Hotel in Boston illustrates the importance of supplementing a surface’s discussion with an acoustics addendum. The design and materials exemplify a chic method of dampening acoustics in an open lobby setting. The hotel’s proximity to the harbor and the importance of the Charles River inspired an understated nautical theme. “We really enjoyed working on the lobby feature wall behind the check-in desk,” recalls Ben Nicholas, Design Principal “We added Soundwave Bella felt acoustic panels to the back wall, which are a nice contrast to the many hard surfaces throughout the lobby.”The panels on the wall

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Robin Hood of Sound

MDC’s Acoustical Solution, Enercee line, as well as two digitally printed acoustical wallcoverings, Sherwood and Geode offer high-performance, practical sound control that does not sacrifice design. These sound absorbent panels represent a new class of decorative surfaces that are washable and cleanable, while maintaining a strong aesthetic. Offered in a 63-in. wide, 0.125-in. digital print, these acoustical wallcoverings boast a 0.2 Noise Reduction Coefficient rating. 

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Four51 Marlborough, Boston, Mass.

From Analog to Digital

Tasked with incorporating a modern design solution within The Holland Companies’ new luxury condominium building, Four51 Marlborough, architecture firm Hacin + Assocs. sought to complement the surrounding neighborhood and the building’s storied past, by reimagining a well-known Boston Harbor lithograph for the building’s lobby. Designer and fabricator of architecturally compelling mosaics, Artaic, transposed the Boston Harbor lithograph with their innovative design tool, Tylist. The Tylist process married the ancient mosaic craft and the use of modern digital technology for the reinterpretation of the 19th-century landmark that pays homage to the Back Bay’s historic c

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