Published at Sunday, May 20th 2018, 14:49:49 PM by Trudchen Schulz. area rugs. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM. bookcases By Jeraldo Sanz. Then, in what can only be called striking serendipity, I came across this essay in the back catalog of Design Observer: Rob Giampietro musing on cataloging books by color.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira 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.
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. RODERICK SHADE. Depends on the usage. An area rug for a single female client is very different from that for a family with 5 kids 2 dogs and a cat. I always seek out area rugs that are durable and beautiful. Durability and cleanability are two factors that are always important to me.
Published at Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:26:12 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. 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.