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9 Over-the-Top Luxurious Rooms with Blue Aubusson Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Mar 23, 2017 11:38:00 PM

Blue Aubusson rugs make it easy to create an atmosphere of stylish glamour and luxury as these 9 over-the-top luxurious rooms illustrate. The inspiration for these rooms ranges from authentically French to light and airy Cape Cod to palatial Hollywood glitz.  

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Tags: Jean Paul Beaujard, Erin Martin Design, Pamela Gaylin Ryder, Michael Coorengel, Jean-Pierre Calvagrac

Aubusson Rugs Bring Color and Style to 3 Interiors

Posted by Kate Watson on Oct 12, 2013 8:24:00 PM

Steve Jobs once said, "Design is not just what it looks like, design is how it works." It is no secret that Aubusson rugs look stunning and elegant, it is how well they fit with modern and classic designs that make them work so well in so many rooms. An excellent way to allot space or guide the eye to key features in the room, Aubusson rugs are perfect for making classic, functional spaces come alive.

Create a Bold Look with Aubusson Rugs

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Tags: Design Inspiration, Aubusson Rugs, Christian Dior, Michael Coorengel, Jean-Pierre Calvagrac, Georges Geffroy

How Young Paris Designers Decorated Hermes Home with Aubusson Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Apr 28, 2013 11:21:00 PM

In yesterday's blog post I wrote that it is not desirable to exactly match the colors of the fabrics and the Aubusson rug or with any other kind of decorative rug that you have picked out for the room. So I was very pleased to see that my views are vindicated in the current issue of Elle Decor which has a magnificent French château decorated by young Parisian interior designers Michael Coorengel and Jean-Pierre Calvagrac with fabulous Aubusson rugs. The château is owned by two brothers from the family that owns the French luxury goods house Hermès. This house also breaks another rule that American decorators often follow- the colors of the walls and the fabrics are not faded as we think antique colors should be. Instead the colors are very bright, because, Michael Coorengel told Elle Decor very vibrant colors were used when Versailles was built 300 years ago and the colors we see today are the result of hundreds of years of fading, which we have accepted as the true antique colors. "Back then, Versailles was psychedelic, multicolored, like being in space," he says. "It was the standard for design. Imagine having a palace done by Zaha Hadid. It would have been the same effect, " he told Elle Decor.

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Tags: Design Inspiration, Aubusson Rugs, Michael Coorengel, Jean-Pierre Calvagrac

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