Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:15:28 PM by Trudchen Schulz. area rugs. 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 Saturday, June 16th 2018, 21:13:03 PM. area rugs By Mare O'Connor. 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 Thursday, June 14th 2018, 20:47:56 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. Today, the traditional craftsmanship once treasured has transformed into the lowest cost labor available, or mass-manufactured rugs for big home stores around the world. Since we’re all about helping you find quality and enduring value, here is some history and tips to help navigate you around the world of heirloom-quality rugs.
Published at Thursday, June 14th 2018, 20:41:37 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:43:49 PM. Coffee Tables By Jeraldo Sanz. Topped with a plexiglass display filled with bright, textured pigment, the piece cleverly draws focus inward from its edges. Now, after more than 50 years in production, the coffee table’s influence is reaching the mainstream in clear and colorful ways.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM. bookcases By Jeraldo Sanz. Though we live in a digital age, there’s no replacing the power of books—especially in design. Not only do they tell the story of the homeowner, adding personality to a space, but they also make a bold decor statement. “A . . . book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years,” Thomas Jefferson once wrote.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. PENNY DRUE BAIRD. Scale and design. Try to have no furniture half on half off the rug and leave an ample border around. The sky is the limit.