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Aubusson Rugs Enrich 17 Living and Dining Rooms, Bedrooms & Libraries

Posted by Kate Watson on Jun 23, 2017 12:52:00 AM

Why do David Easton, Kate Spade, William T. Georgis, Jacques Garcia, Alidad, Michael Coorengel, Jean-Pierre Calvagrac, Scot Meacham Wood and David Hare have in common? They all chose Aubusson Rugs to bring glamour to traditional and modern living rooms, dining rooms, bedrooms and libraries. Aubusson area rugs are renowned for their elegance and sophistication. Favored by 18th century French aristocracy, you can find Aubusson rugs for sale in a variety of colors and sizes. Here are seventeen examples of how the design legends used them to create glamour.

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Tags: Niall Smith, David Hare, Scot Meacham Wood, Design Inspiration, Aubusson Rugs, David Easton, Kate Spade, Jacques Garcia, Steven Sclaroff, Michael Coorengel, Jean-Pierre Calvagrac, Alidad, William T. Georgis

Pinterest 20 Best Interiors with Stripes and Striped Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 7, 2014 9:50:00 PM

Pinterest's 20 best interiors with striped rugs, fabrics and wallcoverings were chosen because they offer the greatest inspiration for designing chic and stylish rooms. The 20 interiors show that stripes work equally well in traditional rooms as they do in contemporary spaces. Stripes will add zip to a beach house and also help bring a chic look to a Manhattan apartment. Stripes come in neutrals as well as in bold colors, and you will see how interior designers use each type of stripe to the best effect.

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Tags: Design Inspiration, Michael S. Smith, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Kelly Wearstler, Striped Rugs, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Carolina Irving, Richard Mishaan, Alidad, Nate Berkus, Libby Cameron, Apple Bartlett, Gabhan Okeeffe, Lillian August, Brockschmidt and Coleman, Alexandra Angle, Frédéric Méchiche, Ashley Whittaker

Aubusson Rugs Add Distinction to 4 Colorful Interiors

Posted by Kate Watson on Nov 18, 2013 8:50:00 PM

Aubusson rugs, long known as the rugs of French nobility, have a rich history that spans centuries.  Their sophisticated designs feature patterns inspired by classical architecture and large, sweeping floral motifs.  Aubusson rugs come in a variety of color palettes, making them an excellent choice for decorating in both traditional and modern styles.  While Aubusson rugs can bring elegance and formality to traditional spaces, they can also be used to design more audacious spaces.  Their glamorous look, as shown in these 4 interiors, brings distinction to opulent decorating.

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Tags: Inson Dubois Wood, Swanson, Design Inspiration, Aubusson Rugs, Mario Buatta, Alidad

Aubusson Rugs Add Sophistication to 4 Grand Interiors

Posted by Kate Watson on Nov 14, 2013 9:14:00 PM

Aubusson rugs were first made in the 17th century for members of the French aristocracy who were forbidden from buying Savonnerie carpets as the latter were reserved exclusively for the Kings palaces. Aubusson rugs became so popular with the French aristocracy that by the 18th and 19th centuries their fame had spread all across Europe and Russia and then to America. Today we look at how two top decorators, one based in New York and the other in London decorate with Aubusson rugs. The rooms featured in today's post are grand without going over the top, regal without being showy. In each room the Aubusson rug pulls all the elements in the room into a unified whole and makes the room look sophisticated and well balanced.

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Tags: Howard Slatkin, Design Inspiration, Aubusson Rugs, Alidad

Aubusson Rugs Add Glamor to Colorful Rooms

Posted by Caroline Bell on Sep 3, 2013 9:05:00 AM

There's nothing like the beauty of Aubusson rugs in boldly colored rooms. Aubusson rugs, themselves bold or simple, can either help balance rooms filled with bold colors or they can join the party in all of their colorful glory. Here's how two highly esteemed designers used them in spaces they've designed.

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Tags: Design Inspiration, Aubusson Rugs, William Haines, Alidad

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