Published at Saturday, May 12th 2018, 18:48:40 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. 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 Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:09:35 PM by Cira Sanz. 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 Friday, March 02nd 2018, 22:24:42 PM by Jeraldo Sanz. area rugs. CECIL HAYES. I usually choose hand knotted area rugs in my installations because of their durability. A good rule to follow when selecting a size is always choose a rug that is between 1/2 and 3/4 the size of the furniture grouping. The average cost for an 8‘ X 10‘ area rug is $3,000 to 3,500.
Published at Monday, February 05th 2018, 20:41:41 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. For living rooms rugs, we would leave about 18"-24" off the wall depending on the size of the room and whether or not the room is shaped or if there is a hearthstone. We don‘t shape rugs around hearthstones. From simply bound sisals in a catalog to precious antiques at a good rug dealer, rugs come in an enormous range of prices and styles.
Published at Friday, February 02nd 2018, 16:30:22 PM. bookcases By Alair Moreau. Though we live in a digital age, there’s no replacing the power of books—especially in design. Not only do they tell the story of the homeowner, adding personality to a space, but they also make a bold decor statement. “A . . . book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years,” Thomas Jefferson once wrote.
Published at Thursday, February 01st 2018, 19:19:01 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. 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.
Published at Tuesday, January 30th 2018, 11:16:29 AM. 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 Thursday, January 18th 2018, 22:11:19 PM. area rugs By Nunzio Monti. For most of our projects, I tend to look for interesting patterns that work with our color scheme. Scale is everything! Keep details of the room in mind; such as door swing and furniture leg placement when selecting size. A new carpet be around $15-20k, an antique will run approx $50-lOOk.
Published at Wednesday, January 17th 2018, 19:04:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. 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 Friday, January 05th 2018, 22:12:39 PM. area rugs By Garlan Fournier. STEPHEN SHADLEY. I love to mix vintage rugs (Orientals right up through Navajos) with custom carpets designed specifically for texture and color. Blending them throughout a period or modern home updates the old and anchors the new.