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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

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, 1stdibs.com, Instagram, wool rugs

Why Classic Design Will Replace Transitional – Gil Walsh

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Jun 19, 2016 5:30:00 AM

Interior Designer Spotlight with Gil Walsh

Owner of Gil Walsh Interiors, The Palm Beaches - Martha's Vineyard - Pennsylvania.

Renowned for her keen eye for color, design and fabrics, Gil Walsh has directed over $200 million in design work in Palm Beach, Martha's Vineyard, and Pennsylvania. Growing up in homes filled with classic design Gil's first love was fashion, but she soon realized that interior design allowed her to broaden her love of fashion to include art history, antiques, and architecture. Her powder room in the 2016 Kips Bay Decorator Show House called J. Lo's Jewel Box received wide acclaim and her home in Martha's Vineyard has been published numerous timesHer new book Gil Walsh Interiors – A Case for Color comes out in October. On top of heading a staff of 21 brainy designers, Gil finds the time to mentor new design graduates.

Join me as Gil Walsh delights us with her insights into Kips Bay, emerging interior design trends, deriving inspiration from nature, and what she loves about Asmara rugs.

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Tags: Martha's Vineyard, Gil Walsh, Patrick Ahearn, designer rugs, Palm Beach Style, Outdoor Living Areas, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, Timothy Whealon, Houzz.com, Designer Spotlight, Edgartown, Powder Room, Yachts

How to Succeed at Kips Bay Decorator Show House – Timothy Whealon

Posted by Justin Heitmann on Jun 2, 2016 6:17:09 PM

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. His room can be seen in the 44th Kips Bay Decorator Show House until June 9, 2016.  

Join me as Timothy shares insights on how to design a successful room in the Kips Bay Decotator Show House and also shares which room he would love to design in the next show house.

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Tags: designer rugs, Geometric Rugs, Bunny Williams, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, Timothy Whealon

2016 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse - Before & After with Designer Rugs

Posted by Justin Heitmann on May 25, 2016 12:37:44 PM

This year marks the 44th time leading interior designers have transformed a Manhattan mansion for the worlds most prestigious designer show house - The Kips Bay Decorator Show House which was started in 1973 to support the work of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club for the benefit of the children of New York City. We start with the artist's sketch and see how the designer's vision changes and develops as actual furnishings are selected and how the room comes to life alive only after the perfect designer rug is put in place.

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Tags: Alex Papachristidis, David Kleinberg, Garrow Kedigian, Kips Bay Decorator Show House, Timothy Whealon, David Collins, Kati Curtis

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

Best of September-October 2014 Veranda: 5 Rooms with Decorative Rugs

Posted by Abid Ilahi on Sep 12, 2014 3:59:00 PM

The September-October 2014 issue of Veranda has five gorgeous rooms that offer valuable insights on how to create the feeling tone and look you desire. The key lies in the thoughtful pairing of fabrics, furniture and decorative rugs and paying attention to scale, color palettes, textures, design styles and materials. I have summarized the insights in the caption under each room image.

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Tags: decorative rugs, oushak rugs, Amelia T. Handegan, Geometric Rugs, Striped Rugs, Orienal Rugs, James Huniford, Cheryl Skoog Tague, Timothy Whealon

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