Published at Wednesday, March 14th 2018, 21:02:24 PM by Gwidon Jankowski. bookcases. Twelve oak bookcases made for the diarist Samuel Pepys are considered the earliest dated domestic examples. The first were installed in August 1666, and they are all now in the Pepys Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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.
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:26:12 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. Always look for the knot count on a rug. Observe how closely it is woven and look for signs of repairs. A good repair does not affect the value, but a bad repair ruins a rug. When choosing your rug size make sure your furniture fits onto the rug.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. Make the books the focal point.When displayed the right way, books have the ability to convey the personality of the owner. “To highlight your collection, paint the bookshelf a contrasting color, such as duck egg blue or bright coral,” says De Bastiani. “And if you want, shine a light on the books in the literal sense. Install LED spotlights and direct them at the shelves.”
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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.