Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM by Ronson Thomson. area rugs. WALLACE CUNNINGHAM. It is most important to think about what objects you are choosing communicate, especially since you are creating a self portrait. Carpets can state something very personal about a person‘s history and interests, as well as making political and religious statements.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. bookcases. So why not hack built-ins instead? A few design tricks can turn simple floating shelves or cheap bookcases into stately furnishings fit for your most important collections. Plus, if you have to move, you can dismantle them in a snap. Here are some of our favorite ideas:
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM by Laycie Dupont. area rugs. 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 Saturday, February 10th 2018, 16:59:11 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. For most of our projects, I tend to look for interesting patterns that work with our color scheme. Scale is everything! Keep details of the room in mind; such as door swing and furniture leg placement when selecting size. A new carpet be around $15-20k, an antique will run approx $50-lOOk.
Published at Thursday, February 08th 2018, 20:57:21 PM. area rugs By Rainor Becker. 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, February 07th 2018, 11:16:27 AM. Coffee Tables By Rainor Becker. 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 Monday, February 05th 2018, 20:41:41 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 Friday, February 02nd 2018, 16:30:22 PM. bookcases By Alair Moreau. In Queen Anne’s reign in England (1702–14), bookcases became extremely simple, relying for effect on fine proportions and veneers. They normally had a straight front, the doors of the lower portion revealing drawers when open. Within a few years architectural characteristics such as pediments, cornices, and pilasters became prominent.
Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 19:19:01 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. RODERICK SHADE. Depends on the usage. An area rug for a single female client is very different from that for a family with 5 kids 2 dogs and a cat. I always seek out area rugs that are durable and beautiful. Durability and cleanability are two factors that are always important to me.