Published at Friday, January 05th 2018, 22:12:39 PM by Garlan Fournier. area rugs. 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, June 16th 2018, 21:13:03 PM. area rugs By Mare O'Connor. 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, June 14th 2018, 20:47:56 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. I like it when a room looks as if it has evolved over time. I buy almost all of our antique carpets at auction because the mark-up at most rug dealers is really high!
Published at Thursday, June 14th 2018, 20:41:37 PM. area rugs By Riordan Lynch. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:43:49 PM. Coffee Tables By Jeraldo Sanz. His latest designs are cheekily named Whenyouweremineigaveyouallofmymoney and TISCHLEINDECKDICH: named after the Grimm`s Fairy Tale in which a woodworker presents his father with a magical table that sets itself with beautiful dishes and wine
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:39:22 PM. bookcases By Jeraldo Sanz. “There’s something special about local bookstores, and used bookstores in particular,” says Aya Satoh, the manager for Personal Collections and Books by the Foot at the Strand Book Store in Manhattan. “There’s so much history there, and the craft and artistry that went into producing antique books gives them a beauty that most contemporary books don’t have.”
Published at Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:26:32 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM. area rugs By Cira Sanz. 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.