Published at Thursday, June 07th 2018, 19:12:17 PM by Mare O'Connor. Coffee Tables. Aah, the esteemed Saarinen table. Beautiful, sleek and versatile, but at nearly $3,000, it`s quite the investment. Though $500+ isn`t a bargain-basement price either, Lippa`s version of the classic design is certainly more attainable and just as attractive.
Published at Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:14:00 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. The classical revival affected the design of bookcases from about 1770, with an emphasis on simple forms and restrained detail. Introduced in the late 18th century were small revolving bookcases, circular or square, with open shelves diminishing in diameter from bottom to top; they turned on a central pillar resting on a base or claws.
Published at Sunday, May 20th 2018, 14:49:49 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. MITCHELL TURNBOUGH. When choosing an area rug, rich color and a good hand that feels nice under foot (barefoot) are essential. When determining the size, I personally prefer that all of the furniture sit entirely on or entirely off the rug —never half on or half off. Spend what you can afford.
Published at Saturday, May 19th 2018, 21:41:26 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. I do not know what a standard rug really means. I know of antique rugs that are 8 by 10 and cost $250,000. A good contemporary rug should probably cost $10 to 15,000, unless it is a normal rug in which case $5,000 should do it, I must say that I am not quite sure.
Published at Saturday, May 19th 2018, 19:03:19 PM. area rugs By Trudchen Schulz. 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 Friday, May 18th 2018, 19:08:37 PM. area rugs By Senon Diaz. 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 Thursday, May 17th 2018, 20:33:24 PM. area rugs By Senon Diaz. Sofas always look better on a rug rather than off or worst still half on and half off. A good modern 10x8 rug should cost you between $7,000 to $10,000 depending on the silk or wool content. A fine antique rug of that size however can cost in excess of $50,000.
Published at Thursday, May 17th 2018, 18:44:36 PM. area rugs By Senon Diaz. 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.