How to Create Grand Rooms with Aubusson and Needlepoint Rugs

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AD100 interior designer Scott Snyder has no peer when it comes to infusing grandeur and magnificence to interiors. He chooses majestic Aubusson rugs, colorful Needlepoint rugs and lyrical Savonnerie rugs to give his interiors a look of classic elegance and symmetry.The Franklin Report (considered the Zagat Guide for Interior Designers) quotes Scott Snyder's clients:"It's amazing--the rooms appear to have a grandeur and symmetry, even though they began as fairly odd shapes." reports one client. Another exclaims "The place looks so much bigger than it did when it was completely empty. We were impressed." “He is excellent at understanding the just-so Palm Beach look", concludes another According to the Franklin Report "... Snyder has such an instinctual eye for design, he can decide the layout and general direction after just a few minutes of observation” ...”Snyder is noted by insiders as "making the most" out of New York's tight living spaces by utilizing grand mirrors and crafty color schemes to greatly enhance the perception of open space. We are told he is also amazing at melding the interior of any given home--be it in the subtropics of Southern Florida or the concrete jungle of Manhattan--into the existing landscape to create a harmonious balance'. Read More

10 Chic Florida Interiors with Decorative Rugs in Blue, Yellow, Green

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Here are some of the most magnificent Florida interiors with beautiful decorative rugs designed by the finest interior designers from Palm Beach to Winter Park. There is no other region on earth where the scale of homes is as grand and the passion for interior design so intense. These interiors show how talented designers enhance the beauty of seaside homes with well chosen decorative rugs in blue, yellow and green. Read More

Best Seaside Interiors and Decorative Rugs in Maison Côté Sud

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For the past fourteen years the French magazine Maison Côté Sud has featured gorgeous homes in Provence and in the Mediterranean region at large. It publishes the work of the most important interior designers and photographers. The pictures are always glorious and have a refreshing perspective on interior design and decorative rugs. I love their imaginative decorative rugs and choice of colors, patterns and textures. Read More

Geometric Rugs, Greek Key Rugs: 12 Chic Interiors and Decorating Tips

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Greek key rugs are inspired by the Greek key pattern which is among the most common motifs seen in ancient art. The greek key is also called the meander pattern, after the twisting and turning Meander river in Turkey, see below. Read More

Giorgio Armani 2012: He Prefers Contemporary Rugs to Sisal

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1. Today Giorgio Armani prefers contemporary rugs in pure silk. Ten years ago he chose sisal rugs for this New York apartment. What does this tell us about future trends in decorative rugs and about Giorgio Armani evolving tastes in interior design? Here Armani is seated on a pale blue silk rug in the living room of his winter getaway near St. Moritz. Image courtesy Architectural Digest. Read More