Published at Wednesday, June 06th 2018, 20:51:30 PM by Riordan Lynch. bookcases. It`s rare to hear about a new bookstore opening anywhere these days, but the Stories Bookstore and Café, in the eclectic Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park, is busting the trend—and with interesting design.
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:17:27 PM by Gaetane Marchetti. area rugs. WILLIAM HODGINS. Lay Flat! Rug should not take over the room. Wool—not nylon! DONNA LIVINGSTON. Most often, I love to kick start a project with an Antique area rug. I look for area rugs that are high quality hand knotted with both wool and silk.
Published at Sunday, May 20th 2018, 14:49:49 PM by Trudchen Schulz. area rugs. Since the dawn of man, area rugs have been in existence. From animal hides salvaged for warmth under the feet in cold rock caves, to palm leaves, hay, and other vegetation being used in the forests as protection from the elements, there is no doubt that area rugs have a deeply rooted history that dates back to the beginning of evolution.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:43:49 PM. Coffee Tables By Jeraldo Sanz. A half-century later, furniture designers are finally catching up to painter Yves Klein’s visionary Table Bleue. Artist Yves Klein (1928–1962) is remembered for many things, such as paving the way for French Pop art and patenting his own shade of blue. Less well-known is his turn as a furniture designer, and his 1961 opus, Table Bleue.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM. bookcases By Jeraldo Sanz. “There’s something special about local bookstores, and used bookstores in particular,” says Aya Satoh, the manager for Personal Collections and Books by the Foot at the Strand Book Store in Manhattan. “There’s so much history there, and the craft and artistry that went into producing antique books gives them a beauty that most contemporary books don’t have.”
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. I thought that a mix of contemporary furniture and a historic carpet would imply the ascent of man and that we are continuing to evolve. Often I use a carpet to pull in all of the color elements of an interior and its adjoining views and gardens to create a harmonious continuum. I prefer a wool/silk blend for its feel and sheen, especially if people are going to roll around or play on it.
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. Sofas always look better on a rug rather than off or worst still half on and half off. A good modern 10x8 rug should cost you between $7,000 to $10,000 depending on the silk or wool content. A fine antique rug of that size however can cost in excess of $50,000.
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:26:12 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. While modern homes are trendy, even the most minimalist designers use heirloom-quality rugs to add a touch of elegance and sophistication. The cost of rugs is as diverse as the designs and while some can be found for under $100, there are many that cost small fortunes to procure.