Designer Rug Blog - Interior Design Inspiration

10 Reasons Flat Weave Rugs Are Adored by AD100 Designers

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 24, 2016 12:57:38 AM

Have you noticed how flat weave rugs are appearing more and more frequently in the interiors in Architectural Digest, Veranda and Elle Decor?  The reason for their growing popularity will become clearer as you view today's ten chic interiors with flat weave rugs. These rugs are amazingly flexible and work in all kinds of settings. If there is a common thread that runs through these rooms by AD100 designers it is that they feel comfortable, chic and unpretentious. These qualities are rarely found together but when they are the product becomes highly desirable. 

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Tags: Eric Cohler, Shelton Mindel, Cullman & Kravis, Bunny Williams, Michael S. Smith, Steven Gambrel, Flat weave rugs, G. P. Schafer, Rose Tarlow, Trisha Rege, Pauline Pitt

7 Ways Designer Rugs and Pantone 2016 Blue & Yellow Enrich Décor

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 21, 2016 10:49:06 PM

Every spring and fall Pantone announces 10 fashion colors for women’s, men’s and interiors. Four of Pantone Spring 2016 colors - a pale blue, a dark blue, a lilac-gray and yellow are especially important for interior design. To create maximum impact you need to pair these colors with the right designer rugs. Learn how 7 top designers create glamorous interiors by juxtaposing Pantone’s Spring 2016 blues, gray and yellow with the perfect designer rugs.

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Tags: Wiseman Group, Alison Spear, Steven Gambrel, Victoria Hagan, David Jimenez, Peter Pennoyer, Pantone Colors

House Beautiful: 7 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in March 2016

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 16, 2016 11:46:29 PM

The March 2016 House Beautiful surpasses all other design magazines this month and has many stunning interiors so it was hard to pick the 7 best interiors with designer rugs.

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Tags: Betsy Burnham, Garrow Kedigian, Lili O'Brien, Leigh Anne Muse

7 Ways Oushak Rugs Help You Design Fashionable Interiors

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 12, 2016 12:06:50 AM

AD100 designers predict that a big trend for 2016 is combining the antique with the modern. Oushak rugs are the embodiment of this as they combine ancient motifs with colors that feel remarkably contemporary. This combination of opposites gives Oushak rugs the ability to complement all styles of furniture and art. They allow you to mix traditional furniture with mid-century and modern art with antiques and create unique and unforgettable interiors as the 7 tips for decorating with Oushak rugs show.  

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Tags: Miles Redd, Suzanne Kasler, Carole Weaks, oushak rugs, Michael S. Smith, Jan Showers

Green Rugs Trend Predicted by Veranda and House Beautiful

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 11, 2016 1:26:25 AM

Green fabrics, green wallcovering, green rugs and green china are being featured in the 2016 interior design magazines. House Beautiful published a Color Crush page for Apple Green in November and the February 2016 Veranda features Carolina Irving's green dinnerware. Brunschwig & Fils newest ad in Veranda highlights green fabrics and the Spring 2016 women's fashions pair beautifully with the green rugs in today's post. 

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Tags: Brunschwig & Fils, Green Rugs

Elle Décor’s 5 Best Rooms with Contemporary Rug in March 2016

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 9, 2016 11:42:44 PM

Four of Elle Décor’s 5 Best Rooms with a contemporary rug are from March issue, and one is from the January issue. I hope you enjoy them.

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Tags: Ken Fulk, Jacques Grange, Contemporary rugs

Architectural Digest March 2016: 5 Best Rooms with Contemporary Rug

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 4, 2016 10:49:59 PM

The imaginative Martyn Lawrence Bullard has three of the 5 best rooms with contemporary rugs in the March 2016 Architectural Digest thanks to his flamboyant designs for Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian's homes in Calabasas, California.

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Tags: Contemporary rugs, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Cowhide Rugs, Ashe + Leandro, Jean-Louis Raynaud

Architectural Digest February 2016: 6 Best Rooms with Contemporary Rug

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 4, 2016 9:13:09 PM

The February 2016 Architectural Digest has many beautiful rooms compared to the January issue. Here is my pick for the 6 best interiors with contemporary rugs

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Tags: Haynes-Roberts Inc., Art Deco Rugs, Eric Cohler, Contemporary rugs, Silk Rugs

7 Ways Bessarabian Rugs Help You Decorate in Downton Abbey Style

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 2, 2016 6:45:48 PM

Bessarabian rugs quickly evoke Downton Abbey style in any room of the house because of the comfortable informality and charm they bring to a space. This is why these rugs have been prized by decorators in England, France and America. The most desirable Bessarabian rugs were made in the 19th century for the Russian nobility who wanted to emulate the style of the English aristocracy, in other words the Downton Abbey style. Here are seven ways Bessarabian rugs can help you decorate in chic Downton Abbey style.

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Tags: Bessarabian Rugs, Downton Abbey, Bunny Williams, Mario Buatta, Scott Snyder, Duke of Windsor, William T. Georgis

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