Published at Monday, May 21st 2018, 17:14:00 PM by Ronson Thomson. 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, February 07th 2018, 11:16:27 AM. Coffee Tables By Rainor Becker. A half-century later, furniture designers are finally catching up to painter Yves Klein’s visionary Table Bleue. Artist Yves Klein (1928–1962) is remembered for many things, such as paving the way for French Pop art and patenting his own shade of blue. Less well-known is his turn as a furniture designer, and his 1961 opus, Table Bleue.
Published at Monday, February 05th 2018, 20:41:41 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. I thought that a mix of contemporary furniture and a historic carpet would imply the ascent of man and that we are continuing to evolve. Often I use a carpet to pull in all of the color elements of an interior and its adjoining views and gardens to create a harmonious continuum. I prefer a wool/silk blend for its feel and sheen, especially if people are going to roll around or play on it.
Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 16:30:22 PM. bookcases By Alair Moreau. Hughes’ collection of hundreds of books is stored on a vertiginous two story bookcase, which takes up the whole of the northern wall of the living room. It’s an ingenious solution to the small-space dwelling that draws the eye up, adding texture and interest to the room without taking up floor space.
Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 19:19:01 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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 Thursday, January 18th 2018, 22:11:19 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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 Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 19:04:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. 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.