Designer Rug Blog - Interior Design Inspiration

Contemporary Wool Rugs Inspired by 2000 year old Roman Stone Art

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 27, 2011 8:00:00 AM

A few years ago I was struck by the beauty of a 2000 year old Roman stone street. The stones had irregular shapes, rounded corners and were fitted together to form an organic pattern akin to crocodile skin. In a flash I saw the possibility of creating a great contemporary wool rug with irregular silk lines .

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Best Rugs Inspired by Trees in the Arnold Arboretum, Boston

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 15, 2011 11:04:00 AM

When you go out for a walk in the woods, do you ever notice the bark of the trees?

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Best Rugs Inspired by Spring Flowers in the Arnold Arboretum

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 14, 2011 8:47:00 AM

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Top 5 Questions About the Best Rugs for the Room, Part 2

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 8, 2011 10:40:00 AM

 Part 2 of 2

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Top 5 Questions People Have About the Best Rugs for a Room, Part 1

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 7, 2011 4:09:00 PM

Part 1 of 2 

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The 4 Best Rug Innovations of the past 25 years, Part 2

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 6, 2011 1:03:00 AM

 In yesterdays post I discussed the first two innovations that have re-invigorated oriental rugs. Even though the vast majority of oriental rugs made today are copies of popular designs, a few innovative rug makers have started making original art rugs that compare favorably with the finest antique rugs made 300 years ago. By understanding the 4 big innovations of the last 25 years you will learn how to distinguish rugs that are original works of art from those that are copies.

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The 4 Best Rug Innovations of the past 25 years, Part 1

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 5, 2011 2:29:00 PM

The last 25 years has seen four big innovations in the best oriental rugs. Even though the vast majority of oriental rugs made in the last 130 years are not original works of art, a few innovators are now making rugs that compare favorably with the finest antique rugs made 300 years ago. By understanding the 4 biggest rug innovations you will learn to distinguish which rugs are original works of art and which are copies.  

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