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MCM Wall Covering Wood Texture

Three Dimensional Texture One of the cool things about our wood ceiling tiles and accent wall panels is its three dimensional pattern.  At first glance it may appear to be similar to a fabric [...]

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The Great Popcorn Ceiling Cover Up

  Ahhh the famous mid-century modern popcorn ceiling!  You’ve heard the stories, maybe you have even done it yourself. You hate the dated look so you scrape it off.  You water it down, [...]

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Exterior Siding, Panels, Planks, and Shingles

When it comes to combed or striated siding, there are a number of varieties that were produced over the years. Flat panel siding, tongue and groove siding commonly known as t and g, and combed [...]

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Starlight Village: Mid-Century Modern Meets the 21st Century

Though Donald Deskey, the creator of combed plywood, (Weldtex) produced the material in the late 1940’s, Starlight Village is a great example of a new development that decided to use several of [...]

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Retro Renovation “Where to Buy Weldtex”

Retro Renovation is a great mid-century modern website filled with all kinds of ideas and resources.  Several years ago they did a great blog piece on our combed plywood.  Check it out, you will [...]

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The Unique Checker Board Ceiling Tile Effect

One of the most common ways that this unique textured wood tile was used was in a checkboard layout. Most commonly applied to ceilings in 90 degree opposition to each other. When the ribbed or [...]

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Does the Pattern of the Ribbed or Striated Pattern Match Older Versions?

We get asked this question quite often. What if you have pre-existing combed panels or tiles and you need to replace old ones with some of our new versions, will it match? Here’s what we know [...]