Orange Rugs Evoke the Romance of French Interiors

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There is no question that the French seem to have an eye for fashion and interior design. They are famous for their ‘je ne sais quoi’ of style—that indefinable, pleasing quality that seems so natural to them and is admired all over the world. Coco Chanel once said, “A fashion that does not reach the streets is not a fashion.” Chanel was probably think of couture, but her sentiment is equally valid for interior design. If you love French interior design, try orange rugs as this color has long been popular in elegant French salons as we shall see in today's post. Read More

Oushak Rugs Promote Restful Sleep: 5 Chic Bedrooms

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We all want to retire to a peaceful bedroom for a good night’s rest. It’s this quest for a rejuvinating space that makes bedrooms an excellent interior design project. Any time and resources you spend on creating a space that makes you feel happy and at peace will pay a big dividend in improving your health and your ability to fully enjoy the day. Oushak rugs can play a pivotal role in creating a calming and invigorating environment. Famous interior designers choose Oushak rugs as the soul of stylish and restful bedrooms. Read More

Geometric Rugs Add Style to Foyers, Halls and Closets

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Design is about being noticed, whether it pertains to art, fashion or interior decorations. We design the rooms of our home to reflect an atmosphere or attitude that gets noticed. However, there are spaces in most home that look neglected. Maybe they are rooms in which we don’t  spend much time in, or which guest do not see, or even spaces which we have not yet figured out what to do about. Read More

Oushak Rugs Add Glamor to Dining Rooms: 6 Chic Rooms

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Because we host gatherings, conduct business, and nourish ourselves in the dining room, it's no surprise that these are among the most common rooms for renovation. As the heart of the home, it only makes sense that we want this area to reflect who we are as people, particularly when it comes to our values and lifestyle. Choosing signature pieces for such a room can be difficult, but ever-stylish, high-quality Oushak rugs are an excellent option when you want the interiors in the home to make a statement. Read More

Green Rugs Add Glamour to Dining Rooms: 5 Chic Styles

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They say ignorance is bliss, but interior designer Charlotte Moss says ignorance does not work when you are starting an interior design project. Her advice is to “Do your homework. Inform yourself on a daily basis. Study magazines. Go to museums. Attend lectures. Ignorance isn’t bliss.” If you follow Moss’s excellent advice, you will find that green rugs can work beautifully to enhance your dining room, no matter which decorating style you are working in. Read More

How to Give Rooms a Personality with Orange Rugs

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When you’re starting a fresh interior design project, one of the most important decisions you have to make is the color scheme. The color palette of a room sets the mood. Some colors encourage quiet reflection; others promote active conversation, while others encourage rest and relaxation. This is why choosing the right color is such an important step. One of the most joyous colors to decorate with is orange, which is why choosing orange rugs for part of your new interior is a great step toward a happy home. But what if orange rugs aren’t quite right for the space you’re working with? Well, today we’re going to talk about just that. Read More

Create Daring, Luxurious Interiors with Gold Oushak Rugs

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Sir Cecil Beaton wore many hats in his life- celebrity photographer, painter, fashion designer and interior decorator. He once advised, “Be daring. Be different. Be impractical. Be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safer’s, the creatures of the commonplace, and the slaves of the ordinary.” Read More

How Aubusson Rugs Enrich the Homes of Top Designers

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It's always interesting to see how our favorite designers use Aubusson rugs in their own homes. Designers know that Aubusson rugs can be used to enrich interiors of many different decorating styles. They know that you can use antique Aubusson rugs in modern settings and more modern Aubusson rugs in vintage settings. Read More

Bunny Williams Designs Stunning Interiors with Needlepoint Rugs

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Venerable designer Bunny Williams once said, “I like an interior that defies labeling. I really don’t want someone to walk into a room and know that I did it.” Ms. Williams obviously wants to avoid a formulaic approach to her own designs, something she really doesn’t have to worry about given her prodigious talents. If there is one thing that Williams designed interiors show is that she has a penchant for needlepoint rugs. Since each room is so different, you will be hard put to identify them as a William’s design, but all these rooms do highlight the desirability of decorating with needlepoint rugs; they are a favorite of many leading interior designers including Bunny Williams, David Easton and Michael S. Smith. Read More