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Elle Decor’s 5 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in June 2017

Posted by Abid Ilahi on May 17, 2017 8:54:00 AM

The five best rooms with designer rugs in the June 2017 Elle Decor feature the 18th-century Paris apartment of American socialite Katherine Bryan designed by Studio Peregalli, the living room of a Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson designed apartment in one of New York's tallest towers overlooking Central Park, the living room of the home of designer Ernest de la Torre in Snedens Landing, New York and outdoor dining on a beautiful porch in an Amagansett, New York house designed by Richard Mishaan. 

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Tags: Jamie Drake, Richard Mishaan, Studio Peregalli, Elle Decor, Caleb Anderson, Ernest de la Torre

Elle Decor's 5 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in November 2016

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Oct 20, 2016 2:00:00 AM

Our rug experts have selected the five best rooms with designer rugs from the November edition of Elle Decor. See an international selection with Fabrizio Rollo designing a Brazilian apartment, Patricia Sanchiz designs a London apartment and Markham Roberts displays his talents in a Montana ski lodge. Enjoy these diverse and fabulous set of spaces!

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Tags: designer rugs, Geometric Rugs, Contemporary rugs, Markham Roberts, Elle Decor, Patricia Sanchiz, Fabrizio Rollo

Elle Decor's 5 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in October 2016

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Sep 8, 2016 10:11:04 PM

The October 2016 Elle Decor reminds us that designing rooms is a courageous undertaking for the decorator and the home owner. In some of these interiors they are one in the same. The following five rooms all take leaps of faith with unique combinations of pattern, color and designer rugs. Enjoy these inspiring interiors designed by Veronica Swanson Beard, Chiqui Woolworth, Brittany Bromley, Michael Carey and Ashe + Leandro.

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Tags: multicolor rugs, designer rugs, Geometric Rugs, Flat weave rugs, Ashe + Leandro, Elle Decor, Brittany Bromley, Veronica Swanson Beard, Chiqui Woolworth, Michael Carey

How to Choose Designer Rugs for Clients — Timothy Whealon

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Jul 24, 2016 2:30:00 AM

Interior Designer Spotlight with Timothy Whealon

Owner of Timothy Whealon Interiors, New York, NY

The prestigious Franklin Report gives Timothy Whealon their highest 5 star rating saying, "In Whealon's hands, fussy traditional spaces become joyful homes, and modern rooms are elevated with warmth." The Report also includes comments from clients, such as "Top-drawer talent for a reasonable price." "Really went out of his way for us." "Tim deeply cares about giving you something that's perfect for you." Timothy is frequently featured in Elle Decor, House Beautiful, Veranda, British House and Garden, Architectural Digest, the New York Times as well as in numerous design books. Timothy was hand-selected for the second time in 2016 by the Kips Bay Decorator Show House Committee chaired by renowned interior designer Bunny Williams.

Join me as Timothy discuses how he chooses designer rugs for his clients, the pros and cons of Sotheby's verse 1stdibs, his thoughts on Instagram, and much more.

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Tags: Sotheby's, designer rugs, large custom rugs, Bunny Williams, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, Timothy Whealon, Flatweave rugs, Architectual Digest, Elle Decor, Veranda, New York City,, Instagram, wool rugs

Advice to Young Interior Designers — Hall of Famer Bruce Bierman

Posted by Justin Heitmann on May 17, 2016 5:00:00 AM

Interior Designer Spotlight with Bruce Bierman

Owner of Bruce Bierman Design Inc., New York, NY

Bruce Bierman was inducted to the Interior Design Hall of Fame in 2000, and has been featured in Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, House & Garden, House Beautiful, Interior Design, and The New York Times Magazine. Bruce has earned double degrees in architecture and fine arts from RISD (Rhode Island School of Design). The prestigious Franklin Report gives Bruce their highest five star rating and quotes these three client comments and more — "I have used many well-known designers over the years, and I felt that Bruce was the only one committed to the project and our family for the long haul." "Bruce is a very special person—mature, calm and generous. I am happy to say that he is now a friend." "I am a very opinionated client. I interviewed 30 people for this job, and I will definitely go back to Bruce for the next one."

Join me as Bruce Bierman shares how he started, the advice he would give to to a beginning decorator, the importance of listening to clients closely, the pleasure of working on second, third and fourth homes, and why he doesn't get flustered...

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Tags: designer rugs, Florida Style, Bruce Bierman, New York Style, Palm Beach Style, House Beautiful, Architectual Digest, Elle Decor, Designer Spotlight, Calvin Klein, The World of Interiors, Interior Design Hall of Fame

Best of April 2016 Elle Décor: 6 Rooms with Designer Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Mar 30, 2016 8:38:13 PM

Here are my picks for the 6 best interiors with designer rugs in the April 2016 Elle Décor. There is quite a variety of styles and locales and I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.

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Tags: designer rugs, Philip Gorrivan, Cynthia Wang, Rita Konig, Jamie Bush, Elle Decor, Gil Schafer, Martin Raffone, William McIntosh

Lively Color is In, Gray is Out, Predicts Interior Designer Sam Ciardi

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Mar 13, 2016 6:39:46 AM

Interior Designer Spotlight with Sam Ciardi

Founder-owner of Samuel Robert Signature Spaces, Millburn, NJ.

Before Sam made a splash in the Manhattan and New Jersey interior design scene, he spent 17 years in fashion. Most notably he was invited by Ashley and Mary Kate Olsen to join their company Dualstar Entertainment in Los Angeles. He became the Executive Design Director and was responsible for creating the vision for the mary-kateandashley brand. 

Join me in this chat with Sam as he shares insights into the changes coming to the world of fashion and interior design.

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Tags: Architectual Digest, mary-kateandashley, Elle Decor, Fashion, Designer Spotlight, Sam Ciardi, Samuel Robert Signature Spaces, interior design, Brightly Colored Rooms

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