Published at Thursday, March 08th 2018, 10:12:11 AM by Irmine Wagner. 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 Wednesday, February 07th 2018, 11:16:27 AM. Coffee Tables By Rainor Becker. This pretty slab table has been in CB2`s playbook for some time now, and with good reason. The silhouette is simple enough that the materials really shine (its iron base is super sturdy!) and at 42" long, it hits that not-too-big not-too-small Goldilocks size that`s just right.
Published at Monday, February 05th 2018, 20:41:41 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. CECIL HAYES. I usually choose hand knotted area rugs in my installations because of their durability. A good rule to follow when selecting a size is always choose a rug that is between 1/2 and 3/4 the size of the furniture grouping. The average cost for an 8‘ X 10‘ area rug is $3,000 to 3,500.
Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 16:30:22 PM. bookcases By Alair Moreau. It`s rare to hear about a new bookstore opening anywhere these days, but the Stories Bookstore and Café, in the eclectic Los Angeles neighborhood of Echo Park, is busting the trend—and with interesting design.
Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 19:19:01 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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 Tuesday, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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 Thursday, January 18th 2018, 22:11:19 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. MARIETTE HOMES GOMEZ. The perfect area rug should be of the right mix of colors to sit comfortably on the floor. After all, it is the equivalent of the ground we walk on. Pastels and white carpets should be left to the occasional-use room, and even then feel like any minute a disaster might occur. Note entrance and exits to the area carpet room. No need to have a corner print at an intersection.
Published at Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 19:04:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. GEOFFREY BRADFIELD. I must confess that we don‘t use standard‘ rugs on our projects. Custom rugs are a signature in our interiors. However, we do use sisal rugs, which are not expensive, and these can cost between $5,000-$10,000 for that size.