Published at Wednesday, June 06th 2018, 20:51:30 PM by Riordan Lynch. bookcases. Build shelves around a preexisting architectural moment. Oftentimes, your room will include a window or doorway smack in the middle of the wall where you`d like to have some storage. Use the scenario to your advantage and construct shelves that climb up and over the feature, framing it.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM. bookcases By Jeraldo Sanz. Then, in what can only be called striking serendipity, I came across this essay in the back catalog of Design Observer: Rob Giampietro musing on cataloging books by color.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. Any rules to follow when choosing the size? Get a room sized rug. most people choose rugs that are too small. What should people expect to spend for a standard 8‘ x 10‘ rug? Only Jesus knows the answer to this. You can spend as much as you would like to! Rag rugs, sisal, even bordered an bound remnants can be very inexpensive—depends on the job, client/and budget!
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:26:12 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. Initially, area rugs – as we know them today – were used for practical and protective purposes. In cold climates, they provided warmth and a comfortable and cozy bed to sleep on. In more tropical climates, they were often used for protection, from thorns, sharp rocks and even wildlife.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. This trend was less pronounced by 1750. Decoration could be elaborate, but, as Thomas Chippendale suggested in The Gentleman and Cabinetmaker’s Director (1st edition, 1754), “all may be omitted if required.” By this time, too, most large examples were blockfronted.