Designer Rug Blog - Interior Design Inspiration

Elle Decor's 5 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in May 2017

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 21, 2017 12:13:23 AM

Elle Decor's 5 best rooms with designer rugs in May include an elegant and warm apartment overlooking New York's Grammercy Park designed by Bennett Leifer, an alumnus of
Robert A. M. Stern, Juan Pablo Molyneux and Scott Snyder, as well as fashion designer Erin Beatty's colorful West Village duplex designed by Lara Apponyi and Michael Woodcock.

 

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Tags: beige rugs, Bessarabian Rugs, Blue Rugs, Grey Rugs, Bennett Leifer, Lara Apponyi, Michael Woodcock

17 Gorgeous Interiors with Gold Rugs and Yellow Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 20, 2017 12:42:00 AM

If you are looking for the perfect gold rug or yellow rug look for rug that also have small amounts of cool colors such as blue, green or purple as this will make it much easier to create a stylish room. Not only will the rug go with more fabrics, but the room will look chic and inviting as illustrated by today's 15 gorgeous interiors and tips for decorating with gold rugs and yellow rugs

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Tags: Design Inspiration, Jean Paul Beaujard, Garrow Kedigian, Gold Rugs, Nancy Lancaster, Susan Nelson, Yellow Rugs, Julie Kays, Thomas Pheasant, Jan Showers, Steven Shubel

Vogue's 15 Top Celebrity Interiors with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 14, 2017 12:28:00 AM

Vogue's 15 best celebrity interiors with decorative rugs stand out for two reasons - they are designed by fashion designers instead of interior designers and they are photographed by fashion photographers, instead of interior photographers. This unusual combination of talents has imbued these rooms and their images with an alluring edginess. 

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Tags: Tory Burch, Oscar de la Renta, Mario Testino, L’Wren Scott, Design Inspiration, Victoire de Castellane, Amanda Harlech, Zac Posen, Emilia Fanjul Pfeifler

Jayne Wrightsman, Jackie Kennedy and Savonnerie Carpets at the Met

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 7, 2017 2:08:00 AM

While doing research for setting up production of Savonnerie carpets in China in the 1990's I spent a considerable amount of time in the French Galleries of The Metropolitan Museum, New York and specially in their Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts. I remember being amazed at the time by the extensive and lavishly decorated rooms that showed how Savonnerie rugs related to all the other objects in the room such as the Sèvres porcelain, paneled boiseriere and silk brocades in an 18th-century French château. I remember wondering who the Wrightsman's were to have made such generous donations to the Met. It is only recently that I stumbled on a Vanity Fair article by Francesca Stanfill that I learnt the fascinating rags-to-riches story of Jayne Wrightsman and how she rose to the pinnacle of New York society from the humblest beginnings. Wrightsman not only became one of the greatest benefactors of the Metropolitan Museum of Art but she also quietly mentored Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis behind the scenes during the 1961-63 restoration of the White House and let Jackie take all the credit for the superb rejuvination of the interiors of the White House.

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Tags: Savonnerie Carpets, Jackie Kennedy, Jayne Wrightsman, Metmuseum, Maison Jansen, Stéphane Boudin

Savonnerie Rugs Adorn $50 Million Beverly Hills Mansion

Posted by Kate Watson on Apr 7, 2017 1:09:00 AM

The legendary designer Albert Hadley once said, “The essence of interior design will always be about people and how they live.” So today we take a peek inside a 35,000 square foot Beaux Arts mansion in Beverly Hills known as Palais des Anges which is brimming with massive crystal chandeliers and magnificent Savonnerie rugs.

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Tags: Design Inspiration, Savonnerie Rugs

Elle Decor's 6 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in March 2017

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 6, 2017 9:22:04 PM

Elle Decor's 6 best rooms with designer rugs in March include a light filled Greenwich Village penthouse inspired by Robert Kime fabrics, a color saturated Madrid apartment where ancient and modern art sit side by side, a San Francisco art dealers apartment fashioned out of a converted warehouse by designer Stephan Jones and a landmarked Italianate townhouse in the West Village transformed into light-filled exquisiteness by Dutch designer Piet Boon.

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Tags: Green Rugs, Blue Rugs, Delphine Krakoff, Piet Boon, Manolo March, Calhoun Sumrall, Stephan Jones

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