Published at Saturday, April 28th 2018, 17:34:08 PM by Ronson Thomson. 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:41:35 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 Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 19:26:12 PM. area rugs By Laycie Dupont. 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 Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:54:25 PM. area rugs By Ronson Thomson. ELLIE CULLMAN. We look for beauty and durability. Every rug should be well made with color fast dyes and good yarns and straight seams regardless of whether it is hand made of silk or machine made of wool. For bedrooms, a good rule of thumb for size is to leave approximately 12" of floor space between the edge of the rug and the base molding.
Published at Sunday, June 10th 2018, 14:45:27 PM. bookcases By Ronson Thomson. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:39:16 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. WILLIAM GEORGIS. I look for character when choosing or designing an area rug. I generally look for a rug which leaves between a 6" to 15" wood border, depending on the size of the room.
Published at Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:29:17 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. 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 Friday, June 08th 2018, 16:17:27 PM. area rugs By Gaetane Marchetti. WILLIAM HODGINS. Lay Flat! Rug should not take over the room. Wool—not nylon! DONNA LIVINGSTON. Most often, I love to kick start a project with an Antique area rug. I look for area rugs that are high quality hand knotted with both wool and silk.