Published at Thursday, June 14th 2018, 20:47:56 PM by Riordan Lynch. area rugs. 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.
Published at Saturday, June 16th 2018, 21:13:03 PM by Mare O'Connor. area rugs. 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 Saturday, June 16th 2018, 21:19:39 PM by Mare O'Connor. area rugs. 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:26:12 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. 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, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:29:17 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:17:27 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. Since the dawn of man, area rugs have been in existence. From animal hides salvaged for warmth under the feet in cold rock caves, to palm leaves, hay, and other vegetation being used in the forests as protection from the elements, there is no doubt that area rugs have a deeply rooted history that dates back to the beginning of evolution.