Published at Saturday, May 19th 2018, 21:41:26 PM by Trudchen Schulz. area rugs. ROBERT COUTURIER. I look for authenticity, as well as age in antique rug. I own about 15 of them ranging from 200 year old to a 1940 Bessarabian one. I also try to make sure they have their original colors which is quite hard since so many of them have been restored in an appalling fashion.
Published at Wednesday, June 06th 2018, 20:51:30 PM by Riordan Lynch. bookcases. In the Bodleian Library at Oxford, presses (medieval cupboards) were abandoned in favour of shelves rising to such a height that a gallery was introduced for ease of access. This system was adopted in a number of great Palladian houses in Britain in the first half of the 18th century.
Published at Monday, May 14th 2018, 20:11:27 PM by Mare O'Connor. area rugs. Texture is very important and is dependant upon whether the space is tailored or more organic. Carpet affects the acoustics of the room: in spaces that need a little dampening, the fullest, deepest carpet will quiet the space.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 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. MITCHELL TURNBOUGH. When choosing an area rug, rich color and a good hand that feels nice under foot (barefoot) are essential. When determining the size, I personally prefer that all of the furniture sit entirely on or entirely off the rug —never half on or half off. Spend what you can afford.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. “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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:29:17 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. In this guide, we’re going to look at the history of rug making, what type of rugs you should consider for your home, as well as what to look for, and what to avoid. An ancient art dating back thousands of years, the area rug is one item in our home that hasn’t gone out of style.