Designer Rug Blog - Interior Design Inspiration

How to Pick the Best Rugs for Adjacent and Adjoining Rooms

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Nov 19, 2015 2:30:00 AM

Imagine you are leading guests on a tour of your home. As you walk from one room to the next do you see a consistent design aesthetic or do some rooms jump out because they have not yet been updated? If after this tour you decide to freshen the neglected rooms, where would you start? Many decorators start with the rug as it makes it easier to find complementary fabrics, paint colors and accessories. However, choosing a rug raises such questions as- how well matched do rugs in adjoining rooms have to be? Should you even try to match area rugs in adjoining rooms or should they all be different? Are there rules for how to coordinate different area rugs? how do you put oriental rugs in adjoining rooms? how to pick complementing designer rugs for one room? and how to have area rugs in adjoining living and dining rooms? I asked Jackie Ostrander, a highly sought after rug consultant to interior designers in Greenwich, Connecticut, Palm Beach and Naples, Florida to help me answer these questions. 

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Tags: oushak rug, Geometric Rugs, Best rugs, oriental rugs, Blue Rugs, aqua rugs, adjoining room rugs, floral rugs

Elle Decor November 2015: 7 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Nov 12, 2015 1:14:48 AM

Each month I read all the top design magazine and choose one or two to highlight on this blog. This November Elle Decor surpassed with more outstanding rooms with designer rugs than any other national magazine. Here are the 7 best of the best.

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Tags: Kelly Behun, Jean-Louis Deniot, Steven Gambrel, Jenny Wolf, Peter Pennoyer

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