Designer Rug Blog - Interior Design Inspiration

12 Fabulous Sun Rooms and Outdoor Spaces with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Dec 15, 2016 11:20:00 PM

When a sunroom or outdoor space is designed thoughtfully you can enjoy the beauty of nature all year round without compromising comfort or luxury. One of the secrets is a well chosen decorative rug. “It’s such a great luxury to have one of these spaces” Boston interior designer Michael Carter told New England Home, “It really becomes a favorite spot in the house for people.”

Read More

Tags: Kara Mann, Muriel Brandolini, Sun Rooms, Appleton Associates, Design Inspiration, Elissa Cullman, Mica Ertegun, Kelly Wearstler, Suzanne Tucker, Markham Roberts

Architectural Digest November 2015: 6 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Oct 15, 2015 3:00:00 AM

It is hard to imagine how an unattractive space can be utterly transformed until you have seen these before and after photos of the 6 best rooms with designer rugs in the November 2015 Architectural Digest. These gorgeous spaces are a testament to the vision of designers Elissa Cullman, Victoria Hagan and Shawn Henderson working in collaboration with architects John B. Murray, Stephen Lee and Peter Pennoyer, respectively. 

Read More

Tags: Art Deco Rugs, Elissa Cullman, oriental rugs, Victoria Hagan, Cowhide Rugs, Shawn Henderson

12 Chic Tablescapes & Dining Rooms Enriched by Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Nov 13, 2014 2:31:00 AM

A decorative rug covers one of the largest surfaces in a dining room and has a big influence on how other objects look in the room. The dining rooms below show how to enrich the look of your tablescapes by coordinating them with the decorative rug.

Read More

Tags: Valentino Garavani, Howard Slatkin, Ann Holden, Ken Tate, Juan Pablo Molyneux, Elissa Cullman, Stephen Sills, John Saladino, Ruthie Sommers, Alexander Gorlin, Elvis Restaino, Melissa Wyndham

How to Decorate in Downton Abbey Style with Needlepoint Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jan 10, 2013 3:50:00 PM

Question: What do these 11 famous designers have in common: Chanel, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Alexander McQueen, Valentino, Marc Jacobs, Badgley Mischka, Dries van Noten, Peter Soren, Doo-Ri Chung and Burberry?  

Read More

Tags: Keith Irvine, Jackie Kennedy, Keith Richard Langham, Charles Faudree, Cindy Rinfret, needlepoint rugs, Bessarabian Rugs, Downton Abbey, Bunny Williams, Elissa Cullman, Eric Guenther, Justine Sancho

15 Chic Decorative Rugs from Stylish Colorado Mountain Interiors

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jul 20, 2012 12:11:00 AM

The 15 chic Colorado mountain interiors with decorative rugs avoid the clichés of antlers and Navajo rugs. Instead they offer a range of styles ranging from Atelier AM's mid-century modern to David Easton's sophisticated continental flair and Samuel Botero's English Club in the west. I hope you will enjoy the best of the interiors that have appeared over the years in Architectural Digest.

Read More

Tags: Selldorf Architects, Colorado Mountain Style, Atelier AM, Worth Interiors, William Sofield, Design Inspiration, Elissa Cullman, David Easton, Samuel Botero

16 Elegant and Fashionable Rooms with Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Mar 19, 2012 11:21:00 PM

Last month I predicted that Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs will soon become highly fashionable because these colors were a hot new trend in women's fashion for Spring-Summer 2012 on the January and February runway shows in Milan, Paris and New York. When I made that prediction, I had no idea that just a month after appearing on fashion runways these colors would be dominating the offerings at home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel. I discovered the speed at which trends are jumping from women fashion to home furnishing last Saturday while taling a casual walk through Boston's upscale Chestnut Hill Mall.

Poorly designed orange rugs and coral rugs have been rushed to market to catch the hot new trend

Read More

Tags: Cole Prevost, Design Inspiration, Elissa Cullman, coral rugs, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Melanie Elston, John Fowler, Jamie Drake, Nancy Lancaster, Meg Braff, John Saladino, Suzanne Tucker, Susan Nelson, Markham Roberts, Billy Baldwin, David Hicks

Learn to Decorate with Needlepoint Rugs from 4 Legendary Decorators

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Dec 29, 2011 4:01:00 PM

Today we are going to learn from Mario Buatta, Elissa Cullman, David Easton and Bunny Williams, each a legendary interior designer who tops any list of interior design greats. There are no better teachers from whom to learn the alchemical art of decorating with the best needlepoint rugs.

Read More

Tags: needlepoint rugs, Design Inspiration, Bunny Williams, Elissa Cullman, Mario Buatta, David Easton

Elissa Cullman's Top Glamor Decorating Tip: Start with the Best Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Dec 26, 2011 11:33:00 PM

“People always ask us how do we begin every project - and I am going to give you an idea that will make this really easy – always, always begin with the living room carpet. If you think about it, the living room carpet is the largest object in the home and that is going to set up the logic and the palette for the rest of your home…” Elissa Cullman  in an AD video interview. Ellisa, always on the AD100 list is the go-to designer for Oprah Winfrey and Candice Bergen, to name just two from her celebrity client list.

Read More

Tags: Glamor Style, Design Inspiration, Elissa Cullman

Tell Us What Rug You Are Looking For...
Tell Us What Rug You Are Looking For...

Subscribe to the Designer Blog

Asmara's Oversized Rugs Catalog
Do
Download Asmara's Blue Rugs Catalog
Tell Us What Rug You Are Looking For...
Custom Cowhide Rugs – Shop Now
Asmara's Top Floral Rugs
Top Geometric Rugs
Top Damask Rugs
Floral Rugs
Blue Rugs
Geometric Rugs

Browse Asmara Rugs by Color

Blue Rugs
Black Rugs
Brown Rugs
Gold Rugs
Green Rugs
Multicolor Rugs
Neutral Rugs
Pastel Rugs
Red Rugs
Yellow Rugs

Browse Asmara Rugs by Style

Aubusson Rugs
Bessarabian Rugs
Contemporary Rugs
Damask Rugs
Decorative Rugs
Floral Rugs
Geometric Rugs
Oriental Rugs
Oushak Rugs
Persian Rugs
Savonnerie Rugs
Traditional Rugs

Browse Asmara Rugs by Texture

Aubusson Rugs
Bessarabian Rugs
Needlepoint Rugs
Oriental Rugs
Oushak Rugs
Savonnerie Rugs