Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. bookcases. Make the books the focal point.When displayed the right way, books have the ability to convey the personality of the owner. “To highlight your collection, paint the bookshelf a contrasting color, such as duck egg blue or bright coral,” says De Bastiani. “And if you want, shine a light on the books in the literal sense. Install LED spotlights and direct them at the shelves.”
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM by Ronson Thomson. bookcases. Install picture lighting above your bookcase. Picture lights like the ones atop the bookshelves in Fiona Kotur`s Hong Kong home instantly make us think of grand old libraries. Use them to give simple furniture a sense of importance.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM by Ronson Thomson. area rugs. Today, the traditional craftsmanship once treasured has transformed into the lowest cost labor available, or mass-manufactured rugs for big home stores around the world. Since we’re all about helping you find quality and enduring value, here is some history and tips to help navigate you around the world of heirloom-quality rugs.
Published at Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. PENNY DRUE BAIRD. Scale and design. Try to have no furniture half on half off the rug and leave an ample border around. The sky is the limit.
Published at Wednesday, February 28th 2018, 18:58:24 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. GEOFFREY BRADFIELD. I must confess that we don‘t use standard‘ rugs on our projects. Custom rugs are a signature in our interiors. However, we do use sisal rugs, which are not expensive, and these can cost between $5,000-$10,000 for that size.
Published at Tuesday, February 27th 2018, 22:54:51 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. GEOFFREY BRADFIELD. I must confess that we don‘t use standard‘ rugs on our projects. Custom rugs are a signature in our interiors. However, we do use sisal rugs, which are not expensive, and these can cost between $5,000-$10,000 for that size.
Published at Monday, February 26th 2018, 19:22:09 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. CECIL HAYES. I usually choose hand knotted area rugs in my installations because of their durability. A good rule to follow when selecting a size is always choose a rug that is between 1/2 and 3/4 the size of the furniture grouping. The average cost for an 8‘ X 10‘ area rug is $3,000 to 3,500.
Published at Saturday, February 24th 2018, 19:43:39 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. LAURA HUNT. Make sure it‘s made from natural materials. Any rules to follow when choosing the size? Generally speaking, a foot to foot and a half off the walls. What should people expect to spend for a standard 8‘ x 10‘ rug? There is no such thing as a standard price…it all depends on your budget!
Published at Thursday, February 22nd 2018, 07:46:40 AM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. Carpets also reflect history and culture (one could literally tour the globe and discover it‘s history by looking at carpets). Carpets can be art and should be purchased with one‘s budget in mind and the time line for that particular space.
Published at Wednesday, February 21st 2018, 20:36:32 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. The rug, a beautiful and richly designed piece, is believed to have been made in Mongolia, featured a hand-knotting technique called Ghiordes that is still in use today. Even though it is argued by some historians that the first woven pile rugs were made in Mongolia, it is widely agreed that it is the Persians who perfected it.