Projects & News


Marbles Museum

Marbles Museum in downtown Raleigh was interested in reinvigorating the master staircase with the goal of encouraging more people to use the stairs, and making the space visually appealing. The room is two stories high and open air, which means there is always a lot of noise. We were able to reduce the noise level […]


Alliance Center One

We worked with Jenkins-Peer Architects of Charlotte and J.D. Beam General Contractors of Raleigh on the Alliance Center One on NC State University’s Centennial Campus. This is a beautiful building with a unique “cube” feature that creates a vibrant and bright lobby. While this design is gorgeous and allows for plenty of light, it also means there […]


Campus Police Building at UNC Greensboro

The new Campus Police Building at UNC Greensboro was in need of creative branding. Our team worked with ADW Architects out of Charlotte to create a large display using 1” thick acoustical wall panel with screen printed fabric to add the branded badge to the masonry wall of their new building. The panel is visible […]


American Underground @Main

We worked closely with Belk Architecture to make the new expansion at American Underground @Main look and feel like a branded extension of the original space. The team at Belk Architecture designed the space to have vibrant colors that appeal to the entrepreneurs that occupy the building. We custom-cut panels to fit inside the indentations […]

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Raleigh’s 18 Seaboard is investing in a quieter future

Mid-Atlantic Specialties President, Tim Harward, was mentioned in a recent article highlighting successful acoustic panel installations at local restaurants. We are proud to have worked with Jason Smith at 18 Seaboard and the owners of Clouds Brewing to reduce the overall noise at these busy restaurants in downtown Raleigh. “Customers immediately started commenting on the reverberating noise levels, which […]

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Carolina Place Lobby Renovation

The property owner wanted to update Carolina Place, a commercial office building in Raleigh, N.C., from Class B to Class A office space. Our work was focused on  installing acoustical wall panels in this two story lobby. We worked with Riley Lewis General Contractors on the project. The design included one inch aluminum horizontal and […]

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Uba Residence

After renovating his condo in downtown Fayetteville, our client realized he had an acoustics issues: Too many hard surfaces for sound to bounce around a small space. He wanted something unique and interesting to add to the ambiance of his historic condo building. The stone wall design was created to serve as a functional sound […]

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Hay Street Properties

The Hay Street property took us to downtown Fayetteville and into the renovation of an historic building on Hay Street. Working with SFL+A Architects, we created an interesting look and feel for this interior, multi-purpose meeting room. The design team created a unique pattern for this room where no two panels were alike. This required […]


Natural Sciences Museum Shop

We worked with Witty! and Associates to create this unique wall panel design at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. In this small museum shop, our challenge was to reduce the noise level but also to carry forward the theme of the museum. For this project, Witty! used an image from the Hubble Telescope to […]

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Duke University School of Medicine Learning Center

The Duke University School of Medicine Learning Center, located in Durham, North Carolina, had unique acoustic needs in the large multi-purpose space as well as in a tiered lecture hall. Our goals for this project were to create learning spaces that are flexible and can be easily modified to accommodate evolving curriculum, technology, and teaching needs. […]