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Veranda’s 8 Most Pinned Libraries with Designer Rugs in 2016

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Dec 23, 2016 8:43:28 PM

It is not surprising these 8 libraries from Veranda with beautiful Oushak and Oriental rugs had the highest number of pins on Pinterest in 2016. Each one has a distinct personality and envelops you in a cozy and elegant embrace.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Charlotte Moss, designer rugs, oushak rug, red rugs, Thomas O'Brien, blue rug

Corey Damen Jenkins Is Over the Beige-Greige-Gray Syndrome

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Jul 7, 2016 9:25:39 AM

Interior Designer Spotlight with Corey Damen Jenkins

Corey Damen Jenkins & Associates, LLC., Birmingham, MI

Since starting his interior design firm in 2009, Corey Damen Jenkins has been a rising star in the industry. Corey has already been featured in Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal, Traditional Home, House Beautiful, Dwell, our own designer rug blog, and more. Corey was voted the winner of HGTV's popular hit series Showhouse Showdown, and in 2012 he won “Designer Of The Year” in the Interiors category by FGI-Detroit. Corey has a rich interior design perspective with a unique ability to make deep connections with his clients and exceed their expectations. 

Join me as Corey shares with us current trends he avoids, how he incorporates rugs into his designs, his secrets to exceeding his client's expectations, and much more...

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Tags: Miles Redd, designer rugs, Custom Rugs, Jamie Drake, Alexa Hampton, HGTV, Designer Spotlight, 1stdibs.com, Corey Damen Jenkins, Oakland County

11 Blue Rugs Enliven Decorator Showhouses

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Mar 8, 2016 2:00:00 AM

The April 2016 Traditional Home has such an eye catching selection of blue fabrics, trim and furniture, it inspired me to search out the best blue rooms and rugs in designer showhouses. Here is my selection of the 11 best blue rooms and blue rugs and in designer showhouses across America.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Eric Cohler, Aman & Carson, Patricia McLean Interiors, Blue Rugs, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, Atlanta Symphony Decorators' Showhouse, Napa Valley Showhouse, Hamptons Designer Showhouse, San Francisco Decorator Showcase, Cathy Rhodes, Kathy Geissler, Jennifer McConnell, Amy D. Morris, David Scott, Jonathan Rachman

7 Ways Oushak Rugs Help You Design Fashionable Interiors

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 12, 2016 12:06:50 AM

AD100 designers predict that a big trend for 2016 is combining the antique with the modern. Oushak rugs are the embodiment of this as they combine ancient motifs with colors that feel remarkably contemporary. This combination of opposites gives Oushak rugs the ability to complement all styles of furniture and art. They allow you to mix traditional furniture with mid-century and modern art with antiques and create unique and unforgettable interiors as the 7 tips for decorating with Oushak rugs show.  

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Tags: Miles Redd, Suzanne Kasler, Carole Weaks, oushak rugs, Michael S. Smith, Jan Showers

House Beautiful November 2014: 5 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Oct 29, 2014 1:02:00 PM

The 5 best interiors with decorative rugs in the November 2014 House Beautiful demonstrate that when vivid colors are used appropriately, the rooms feel happy and uplifting rather than overwhelming or garish.  "People say I am fearless with color, but if I see it in nature, I know it will work in a home," Miles Redd explained to House Beautiful. "Truthfully, color makes me happy and that was the direction with this apartment--to make a happy family home," says Miles Redd about his three interiors in today's post.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Amanda Lindroth, decorative rugs, oushak rugs, Orange Rugs, Grey Rugs

August 2014 Design Magazines: 7 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jul 30, 2014 8:00:00 PM

The 7 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs from the August 2014 issues of the top Design Magazines will inspire you in bringing elegance and warmth to living rooms, libraries and bedrooms. These 7 interiors were selected from Architectural Digest, Elle Decor, New York Cottages and Gardens, Traditional Home and House Beautiful.

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Tags: Tilton Fenwick, Miles Redd, Juan Pablo Molyneux, Steven Gambrel, Jon Meachem

Architectural Digest: 5 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs in August 2014

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jul 22, 2014 3:01:00 PM

The 5 best interiors with decorative rugs in Architectural Digest's August 2014 issue have two things in common- bold color and exuberant pattern-- a most welcome relief from an excess of neutral and minimalist interiors.

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Tags: Miles Redd, decorative rugs, Juan Pablo Molyneux, Geometric Rugs, Jean-Louis Deniot, Orienal Rugs

Pastel Fashion Inspired: 14 Luscious Interiors with Pastel Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Mar 21, 2014 12:56:00 AM

Pastels are all the rage now after dominating spring summer 2014 fashion runways in Milan, Paris, London and New York. Today's 14 stunning interiors with pastel rugs show you how to design luscious pastel interiors and how to chose the best pastel rug for the room.

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Tags: Amy Howard, Miles Redd, Mario Testino, Pastel Rugs, Barbara Barry, Liz Williams, Holmes Easley, Design Inspiration, Scott Snyder, Christopher Maya, Marshall Watson, Susan Nelson, Ruthie Sommers

14 Gorgeous Interiors: How to Pair Bold Colors with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jan 22, 2014 1:59:00 PM

If you are tired of winter you will find these 14 colorful rooms energizing and inspiring. They show how top interior designers bring lively colors into a room in fresh new ways and how they unify the room with the right decorative rug. Each room has something different to teach and I will share with you what I see in each room. 

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Tags: Miles Redd, Alessandra Branca, Beverly Field, Amelia Handegan, Bold Colors, Design Inspiration, Tobi Fairley, Eric Guenther, Steven Gambrel, Michael Taylor, Jeffrey Bilhuber

Pinterest Top 30 Sunrooms, Outdoor Living, Porches and Loggias

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jan 15, 2014 12:50:00 AM

In mid-January the sun sets a little later each day and I have begun dreaming of sunny climets and long walks on the beach. I am following the recent post on the top 40 beach houses with today's top 30 sunrooms, outdoor living areas, terraces and loggias- because it is not too early to start thinking of how to find and create the perfect environment for enjoying the most precious times of the year.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Kara Mann, Cindy Rinfret, Windsor Smith, Sunrooms, Porches, Outdoor Living Areas, Loggias, Allison Paladino, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, Ferguson & Shamamian, Furlow Gatewood, Michelle Nussbaumer, Mona Hajj, Philpotts, Jacquelynne Lanham, Janet Simon Shope Reno Wharton, Gisele Bündchen, Tom Brady

Oushak Rugs Bring Chic Style to 5 Different Rooms of a House

Posted by Kate Watson on Nov 25, 2013 8:45:00 PM

When designing a home, it's very important to consider each and every space and the particular way the room will be used and what mood you are trying to create in it. Oushak rugs can help you establish the right tone for each room and make it inviting, usable, chic and stylish all at the same time. By using Oushak rugs throughout the house you can create a coherent feeling and harmony throughout the home. Because Oushak rugs come in so many different colors and styles, you can create very different looks in each room. If you already have some ideas about the moods you would like to develop in each space, you can look for an Oushak rug that speaks to that theme and then let the rug inspire the design of the space. Today we will explore how 5 interior designers use Oushak rugs to create the different moods in a foyer, living room, dining room, media/game room and bedroom. Each room has a distinct personality and the designer found just the right Oushak rug to help them create the look and feel the client desired for the room.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Ingrao, Estee Stanley, Emery & Associates, oushak rugs, Design Inspiration, Jay Jeffers

Red Rugs Add Sizzle to 4 Interiors

Posted by Kate Watson on Nov 4, 2013 8:54:00 PM

Red is a real heavy hitter among all the colors available to an interior designer. Choosing to use a red rug as the anchor for your next interior project is a bold step toward creating a personal statement that engages visitors from the moment they set foot in the area. Today we’re going to take a peek at four interiors where red rugs helped the designer create a stunning room.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Doug Meyer, Design Inspiration, red rugs

3 Ways to Decorate in Gorgeous Colors with Oushak Rugs

Posted by Kate Watson on Jul 15, 2013 12:02:00 AM

Oushak rugs are available in many colors, but they are most admired for the light, watercolor nature of the hues. Oushak rugs have a timeless look that is a blending of antiquity and modern trendiness. Those pale tones can be utilized in a number of unique ways.

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Tags: Miles Redd, Alex Papachristidis, oushak rugs, Jauregui Architects, Design Inspiration

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