Published at Sunday, April 15th 2018, 17:25:14 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. area rugs. I like it when a room looks as if it has evolved over time. I buy almost all of our antique carpets at auction because the mark-up at most rug dealers is really high!
Published at Monday, March 05th 2018, 21:01:45 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. The shape of the carpet is entirely dependant upon the shape of the room and the layout of the furniture. Sometimes you like the carpet to appear as an island in a hard space, supporting the furniture, and sometimes you like it to fill the entire space. There are no rules.
Published at Saturday, March 03rd 2018, 18:26:28 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. ELLIE CULLMAN. We look for beauty and durability. Every rug should be well made with color fast dyes and good yarns and straight seams regardless of whether it is hand made of silk or machine made of wool. For bedrooms, a good rule of thumb for size is to leave approximately 12" of floor space between the edge of the rug and the base molding.
Published at Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. TIMOTHY CORRIGAN. Unlike most American designers who start with a rug and build the room up from there I like to take a more European approach in which the rug is just a part of the overall design; I hate it when all of the room‘s colors look correspond to the colors of the rug…that looks a little too studied or "decorated" to me.
Published at Wednesday, February 28th 2018, 18:58:24 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. STEPHEN SHADLEY. I love to mix vintage rugs (Orientals right up through Navajos) with custom carpets designed specifically for texture and color. Blending them throughout a period or modern home updates the old and anchors the new.
Published at Tuesday, February 27th 2018, 22:54:51 PM. area rugs By Gwidon Jankowski. 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.
Published at Monday, February 26th 2018, 19:22:09 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. 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 Saturday, February 24th 2018, 19:43:39 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.