Published at Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. 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, February 21st 2018, 20:36:32 PM by Gaetane Marchetti. area rugs. 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 Tuesday, February 27th 2018, 22:54:51 PM by Gwidon Jankowski. area rugs. SUZANNE LOVELL. Keep all the furniture legs on the rug. Always a quiet elegance—a shouting rug is never grounding to the spirit of ones soul. RON MANN. Too broad a question. Every room in the house could have an area rug. It has to do with place and function.
Published at Wednesday, March 14th 2018, 21:02:24 PM. bookcases By Gwidon Jankowski. 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 Tuesday, March 13th 2018, 20:15:49 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. 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, March 09th 2018, 17:48:55 PM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. 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 Thursday, March 08th 2018, 10:12:11 AM. area rugs By Irmine Wagner. Since the dawn of man, area rugs have been in existence. From animal hides salvaged for warmth under the feet in cold rock caves, to palm leaves, hay, and other vegetation being used in the forests as protection from the elements, there is no doubt that area rugs have a deeply rooted history that dates back to the beginning of evolution.
Published at Monday, March 05th 2018, 21:01:45 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Saturday, March 03rd 2018, 18:26:28 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo 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 Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. JUAN MONTOYA. First of all I look into the climate (tropical, mountain, cold, etc) before choosing material and design. Size depends on if I want the floor to show or not, but also to delineate the space.