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Best of July 2014 Design Magazines: 14 Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jun 24, 2014 4:18:00 PM

When first published yesterday, this post was focused entirely on Architectural Digest; however, I  learned today that Conde Nast policy limits a blog post to 5 of their images. With sincere apologies to Architectural Digest and my readers, I have replaced several of the images in this post with great new selections from the July issues of Elle Decor, Traditional Home, House Beautiful and Veranda. Here are my picks for the14 best interiors with decorative rugs plus gorgeous gardens, pools, porches and nature views from these leading design magazines. 

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Architectural Digest June 2014: 19 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jun 10, 2014 10:50:00 PM

The June 2014 issue of Architectural Digest contains so many gorgeous rooms it deserves a blog post of its own. AD has improved the quality of its coverage despite a very challenging environment for print magazines. Here are my picks for the 19 best interiors with decorative rugs in extraordinary homes.

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Tags: Carrier and Company, Jacobsen Architecture, Michael S. Smith, Steven Gambrel, Robert A.M. Stern, Bette Midler, Fernando Santangelo, Dennis Rupert, Bunny Mellon, Furze Bard + Assoc, Manuel J. Diaz

How to Enhance Interiors with Antiques and Oriental Rugs: 19 Photos

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jun 2, 2014 12:56:00 AM

The sublime interiors of Charleston, South Carolina designer Amelia T. Handegan offer rich lessons on how to decorate with antiques and oriental rugs. The play of light on Handegan's lusciously colored walls, weathered antiques and subtle oriental rugs remind me of Vermeer paintings. Here are five key lessons:

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Tags: Amelia Handegan, oriental rugs, Antiques

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