1. Bunny Williams East Hampton Retreat. A blue and white decorative rug in an antique dhurrie pattern brings a feeling of home. The dark wood floor and brown wood chair frames add warmth. The decorative rug pulls together the blue and yellow fabrics and the yellow and white walls into a complete whole in this comfortable and elegant living room. Image courtesy Bunny Williams.
Asmara’s Ascot DB needlepoint rug is a homage to Billy Baldwin. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.
2. Bunny Williams East Hampton Retreat. A cream, beige and grey damask rug complements the blue sea and sky seen through the private balcony of this stylish bedroom. The grey decorative rug is the perfect canvas for the purple, yellow, gold and white fabric and wall colors. Image courtesy Bunny Williams.
The Alcazar damask oriental rug is inpired by Italian Renaissance velvets.
3. Bunny Williams East Hampton Retreat. A brown and grey geometric rug with a pattern of nesting squares balances rounded shapes of the bentwood rockers, sofa and upholstered chairs. The brown and grey decorative rug and grey sofa provide a perfect backdrop to enjoy the blue sea and sky. Yellows in the painting and on the wall add warmth. Image courtesy Bunny Williams.
4. Aerin Lauder’s East Hampton Library. The black and white geometric rug looks modern, even though its small scale geometric pattern is derived from antique sources. The fine white pattern in the decorative rug balances the black lacquered book shelves and desk base. The books provide color while the photograph creates the feeling of openness. Image courtesy Elle Decor.
5. Alexa Hampton, A Weekend Retreat in Bridgehampton. The grid pattern of the beige and white geometric rug play with the round shape of the table and the diamond pattern in the chandelier. The dark wood floor and wood trim provide a contrast to the large expanses of white on the walls. A flash of color and softness is provided by the sofa and pillow fabrics. The mix of geometric shapes, colors and textures create depth and make this space feel more interesting. “The results should feel effortless, when in fact they were anything but,” explained the interior designer to Architectural Digest. Image and quotes courtesy Architectural Digest.
The Bombay CD needlepoint rug is inspired by French inlaid marble floors.
6. Marjorie Shushan, A Twenty Five Thousand Square Foot Country House on the Beach in East Hampton. The wide border of the decorative rug compliments the scale of the huge entrance hall with 24 foot high ceilings. The cream, beige and gold colors of the rug are carried to the adjoining rooms to create a feeling of continuity through this very large house. Image courtesy Architectural Digest.
The Marbella GD Oriental Rug is inspired by a 17th century Persian silk brocade.
7. Alexa Hampton, A Weekend Retreat in Bridgehampton. The client wanted the home to be “peaceful, beautiful and largely drained of color, a place where we and our two small children could feel at home summer and winter.” A grey and white striped rug provides the peaceful backdrop to the cream sofas with touches of pale blue and pale grey. The book and art provide some color. The curves shapes of the sofas provide visual interest. Image courtesy Architectural Digest.
8. Steven Gambrel, A Weekend Retreat in Southampton. The blue contemporary rug creates an elegant textural backdrop for the white coffee table and the grey upholstered sofa. The cone shaped white legs of the coffee table play with the jagged wave-like pattern of the blue decorative rug. Image courtesy Elle Decor
9. Thad Hayes, A Beach Retreat With a Modern Edge in Westhampton. A grey contemporary rug with a white abstract pattern provides texture and pattern to the straight lines of the bedroom and pulls together the blue, white and yellow color palette. “Because the architecture is very rigorous, I introduced more color and texture than I’d typically use, in order to soften it,” Hayes told Elle Decor, “I wanted the spaces to be tailored and clean without being icy or hard-edged.”. Image and quote courtesy Elle Decor.
10. Bunny Williams East Hampton Retreat. The geometric rug is derived from antique Dhurrie rugs. The blue in the decorative rug picks up the blue of the sea and also pulls together the blue, yellow, pale green and brown color scheme of the fabrics and wall. Image courtesy Bunny Williams.