Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. bookcases. In Italy fine built-in bookcases with pilasters, or recessed columns, sometimes with statues or carved urns on the cornice, also made their appearance in the 17th century. At the same time, the French were the first to use bookcases in which the upper part was panelled in glass instead of wood.
Published at Wednesday, March 14th 2018, 21:02:24 PM. bookcases By Gwidon Jankowski. 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.
Published at Tuesday, March 13th 2018, 20:15:49 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. 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 Friday, March 09th 2018, 17:48:55 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. 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, March 08th 2018, 10:12:11 AM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. 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 Monday, March 05th 2018, 21:01:45 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. The tombs of Egypt and Mesopotamia have given us evidence that shows flat weaving was used and even pile rugs have been dated back to 2,000 BCE in Asia and the Middle East.
Published at Saturday, March 03rd 2018, 18:26:28 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. 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 Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. HUGH NEWELL JACOBSEN. Since most of the rugs in living rooms are hidden beneath furniture, buy a simple wool weave in a natural color. MARTYN BULLARD. A good rug is the anchor for any rooms decorative scheme. I usually build my colors around the rug , pulling from the most random threads in the rug as accessory colors for pillows and lamp shades.