Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 16:30:22 PM by Alair Moreau. bookcases. Go local for great books.“Some of my favorite places to sleuth for books for clients are Bookmarc in New York and Los Angeles and Book Soup in L.A.,” says John De Bastiani of John De Bastiani Inc., an interior design firm with offices in both cities. Head to your own neighborhood shop where there’s an inventory you like.
Published at Wednesday, May 16th 2018, 19:31:46 PM. area rugs By Jeraldo Sanz. While allowing my imagination to wander before choosing a carpet for my studio, I considered the most beautiful carpet I have ever seen (the carpet on the chapel balcony at Fontainebleau - Savonnerie(?) and inquired about the cost of such a carpet). Reality, of course, set in.
Published at Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 21:04:49 PM. 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 Monday, May 14th 2018, 20:11:27 PM. area rugs By Mare O'Connor. Carpets also reflect history and culture (one could literally tour the globe and discover it‘s history by looking at carpets). Carpets can be art and should be purchased with one‘s budget in mind and the time line for that particular space.
Published at Sunday, May 13th 2018, 20:34:10 PM. area rugs By Stanczia Farkas. 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 Sunday, May 13th 2018, 19:53:45 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. KARIN BLAKE. My rooms are architectural and spare so I prefer to use antique area rugs as accents. I don‘t like to waste them under beds or couches. People should expect to spend $5,000 and up for an antique rug.
Published at Sunday, May 13th 2018, 19:07:28 PM. area rugs By Rainor Becker. 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.
Published at Sunday, May 13th 2018, 18:20:05 PM. area rugs By Senon Diaz. The tombs of Egypt and Mesopotamia have given us evidence that shows flat weaving was used and even pile rugs have been dated back to 2,000 BCE in Asia and the Middle East.