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Veranda’s 12 Most Pinned Dining Rooms with Designer Rugs in 2016

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Jan 6, 2017 12:20:04 AM

These 12 dining rooms from Veranda with beautiful Oushak and Oriental rugs received the most love and admiration on Pinterest in 2016. They are traditional and modern at the same time as they are stylish and inviting.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, Charlotte Moss, David Kleinberg, designer rugs, oushak rug, Beverly Field, Suellen Gregory, Thomas O'Brien, Furlow Gatewood, Michelle Nussbaumer, Ruthie Sommers, Kelli Ford, Veere Greeney, Kirsten Fitzgibbons

Veranda’s 7 Most Pinned Living Rooms with Designer Rugs in 2016

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Dec 15, 2016 9:34:41 PM

Veranda is arguably the most admired interior design magazine among both interior designers and home owners so it is a great pleasure to present Veranda's 7 most admired rooms with designer rugs on Pinterest in 2016.

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Tags: Henri Samuel, Susan Gutfreund, Suzanne Kasler, designer rugs, oushak rug, needlepoint rug, Beverly Field, Thomas Pheasant, Ruthie Sommers, Timothy Whealon, blue rug

Traditional Home's 10 Summer Rooms with Designer Rugs

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Jul 7, 2016 6:00:00 PM

We've sought out 10 summer rooms from Traditional Home that showcase great designer rugs. As you'll see, there are many styles of rugs, colors and patterns that can be successful in any summer retreat. Get inspired by these rooms for the next time you need to design that perfect summer home.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, designer rugs, Custom Rugs, Hamptons, Nantucket, Tammy Connor, Susan Zises Green, Beach Houses, Striped Rugs, Flat weave rugs, Cowhide Rugs, Traditional Home Magazine, Beth Webb

Gray, Gold and Blue Rugs Enliven 2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show House

Posted by Abid Ilahi on May 19, 2016 10:22:51 PM

The 2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show House has set the design world abuzz by a stunning mix of the modern and traditional deftly unified by gorgeous designer rugs. I am particularly taken by the work of Suzanne Kasler, Phillip Thomas, Eve Robinson, Garrow Kedigian, Timothy Whealon, Kati Curtis, David Kleinberg, Olasky & Sinsteden, Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, David Kleinberg, Garrow Kedigian, Jamie Drake, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, Timothy Whealon, Caleb Anderson, Olasky & Sinsteden, Kati Curtis, Eve Robinson, Phillip Thomas

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

Best of January-February 2015 Veranda: 7 Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 6, 2015 4:45:27 PM

The 7 best interiors with decorative rugs in the January-February 2015 Veranda have one thing in common- they each celebrate traditional style in a fresh new way. John Oetgen mixes modern and traditional to create a smart and cozy North Carolina mountain home, designer Brooke Giannetti and architect husband Steve build a new California farmhouse that is both chic and unfussy and Suzanne Kasler transforms a historic Virginia house into a luxuriously traditional yet clean and modern home.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, Brooke Giannetti, John Oetgen

How to Pick the Perfect Decorative Rug for a Bedroom: 7 Tips

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Sep 17, 2014 1:37:00 AM

Before you start searching for the perfect decorative rug for the bedroom, take a few minutes to reflect on the direction you want to go in designing the bedroom: Are you designing a romantic getaway, or a quiet refuge in the midst of a city? Would you like to have space for family gatherings, or is it an intimate couple’s realm? Would you like to relax on a daybed by the garden window, or is a comfortable space for quiet work more important? The seven bedrooms show several different design directions. Once you have a clear picture of the look and feel you are aiming for, it will become easier to find the perfect decorative rug, fabrics, furniture and materials.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, Susan Nelson, Markham Roberts, Barbara Gisel, Seven Gambrel

Intimate Retreats with Cozy Decorative Rugs: 17 Gorgeous Bedrooms

Posted by Abid Ilahi on May 7, 2014 8:50:00 PM

Bedrooms can be be so much more than a place to sleep. The 18 gorgeous spaces by top designers show how you can create an intimate refuge from the noise and interruption of daily life with relaxing and soothing sitting and work areas and make them cozy with decorative rugs.

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Tags: Brian J. McCarthy, Suzanne Kasler, decorative rugs, Ralph Lauren, Suzanne Rheinstein, Bedrooms, Design Inspiration, Jeffrey Bilhuber, Nina Griscom, Magni Design, Arthur Dunham, Andrew Fisher, Jeffry Weisman

14 Romantic Bedrooms Made Cozy by Fireplaces and Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Feb 16, 2014 8:59:00 PM

There is nothing more romantic and rejuvenating than a bedroom with a fireplace seating area made cozy by a luxurious decorative rug. The moment the fireplace is lit, it's glow immediately puts us at ease and creates a feeling of connection and contentment. This year the icy grip of winter has extended farther south and lasted longer than at any time I can remember. It is sensible to start think of creating stylish, romantic and cozy retreats from the frigid outdoors. The 14 stylish bedrooms with fireplace seating areas and cozy decorative rugs offer lots of inspiration from the world's top decorators.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, Ellen Geerer, Bebe Johnson, Shelton Mindel, Fireplaces, Bedrooms, Thomas Jayne Studio, Bell-Guilmet Associates, Robert Couturier, Mlinaric, Hernry and Zervudachi, Jacobsen Architecture, Tucker and Marks, Waldos Designs, Design Inspiration, Michael S. Smith, Nicholas Haslam

6 Chic Interiors: How to Decorate with Coral and Orange Rugs

Posted by Kate Watson on Aug 8, 2013 10:34:00 PM

Orange rugs are a dynamic choice for your next interior design project - creating both bold and subtle opportunities to inspire and shape a space that you will enjoy for years to come. The real question is, will you opt for a bold statement, choosing an orange rug that anchors a vibrant space? Or, will you select a more stately option from the world of orange rugs and echo its intricate details around the room?

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, Charles Todd Helton, Design Inspiration, coral rugs, Orange Rugs, Gabhan Okeeffe

How to Create Cozy and Stylish Interiors with Oushak Rugs: 4 Tips

Posted by Caroline Bell on Jun 8, 2013 10:22:00 PM

"Richly faded colors" seems like an oxymoron, and yet the phrase is one of the best ways to describe the beauty of fine Oushak rugs. Even if you're not knowledgeable about different rug types, there's something about Oushak rugs that makes you want them when you see them. Shades of terracotta, gold, cream, soft rust and muted ochre seem to be the name of the game with these rugs that seem to quietly whisper "history", even if they've been made in the past 50 years and their colors are quite modern. These beautiful floor coverings owe their luminous qualities to the rich, fine hand spun wool that the best Oushak rugs are made of. Whether you're looking at the more traditional star or medallion Oushak rugs, or the more modern variety with soft colors, the transformative power of Oushak rugs cannot be understated. You'd never describe them as loud or overbearing.

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Tags: Suzanne Kasler, oushak rugs, Design Inspiration, Michael S. Smith

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