9 Top Decorators Show How to Decorate with Best Rugs in Brown

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Years ago, working with neutral rugs meant working with infinite variations of white, beige and taupe rugs. All of this has changed, now leading interior designers are adding vibrant color to make a room "pop" . The best brown rugs have become the favorite neutral rugs. Today we will learn from 9 top designers what accent colors go best with brown rugs and how to use brown rugs in living rooms, family rooms, library and bedrooms. A reliable guide is to think of the colors found in nature alongside brown. Read More

Learn to Decorate with Needlepoint Rugs from 4 Legendary Decorators

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Today we are going to learn from Mario Buatta, Elissa Cullman, David Easton and Bunny Williams, each a legendary interior designer who tops any list of interior design greats. There are no better teachers from whom to learn the alchemical art of decorating with the best needlepoint rugs. Read More

Elissa Cullman’s Top Glamor Decorating Tip: Start with the Best Rugs

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“People always ask us how do we begin every project - and I am going to give you an idea that will make this really easy – always, always begin with the living room carpet. If you think about it, the living room carpet is the largest object in the home and that is going to set up the logic and the palette for the rest of your home…” Elissa Cullman  in an AD video interview. Ellisa, always on the AD100 list is the go-to designer for Oprah Winfrey and Candice Bergen, to name just two from her celebrity client list. Read More

15 High Fashion Living Rooms with Geometric Decorator Rugs

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Updated August, 2016 with five new photos. We've collected a variety of high fashion living rooms that all successfully use geometric rugs. Designer geometric rugs can make any room look stylish as these 27 room images show. Read More

Ten Chic Reds And Dramatizing Decorative Rugs

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1. Jamie Drake shows you do not need a lot of red to create drama. You can start with just one red upholstered chair and increase the impact selecting a stunning contemporary area rug with white, taupe, gray and beige. If you have selected cool reds as in this chair and lamp shade, then add zip by using white, black, gold and wood tones in the the furniture, accessories and wall paneling.Image courtesy Drake Design. Read More

A White House Christmas: Festive Designs with Decorative Rugs

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An estimated 85,000 visitors are expected to tour the White House this holiday season and last weekend I was lucky enough to be one of them.  Decorated by thousands of volunteers and staff, the space was just incredible.  Enormous wreaths, yards upon yards of garland and upward of 35 Christmas trees adorn each room.  Being there I couldn't help but get into the holiday spirit! Read More