Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM by Cira Sanz. area rugs. WILLIAM GEORGIS. I look for character when choosing or designing an area rug. I generally look for a rug which leaves between a 6" to 15" wood border, depending on the size of the room.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM by Cira Sanz. area rugs. 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 Saturday, June 16th 2018, 21:13:03 PM by Mare O'Connor. 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 Thursday, February 22nd 2018, 07:46:40 AM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Wednesday, February 21st 2018, 20:36:32 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Monday, February 19th 2018, 19:54:05 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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 Saturday, February 17th 2018, 20:51:48 PM. area rugs By Stanczia Farkas. Constructed from various materials found in nature, some tribes would focus on skinning animals for their hides, whereas others would use reeds and plants that they would weave together into a rug. In some areas, these rugs were handed down from one generation to another, and were often the family’s most prized possession due to the work and energy it took to make one.
Published at Thursday, February 15th 2018, 10:24:01 AM. area rugs By Stanczia Farkas. 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, February 11th 2018, 21:54:31 PM. area rugs By Alair Moreau. 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.
Published at Saturday, February 10th 2018, 16:59:11 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. 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.