How French Design Celebs Adorn their Homes with Savonnerie Rugs

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If you ever wondered how design icons use Savonnerie rugs in their own homes, and you guessed "fabulously," you'd be right. Savonnerie rugs play a major role in the personal residences of many of the world's most fabulous tastemakers. The design aficionados in the following examples use Savonnerie rugs not because the spaces called for them but because the homeowners wanted them to be there. As Ralph Lauren says, "Style is very personal." Read More

Four Ways of Designing Stunning Rooms with Green Rugs

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Green rugs often feature patterns derived from nature; the leaves and flora of nature are by and large green, so it’s a expected motif. Throughout history artists have invented many different rug patterns inspired by nature. If you want your room to stand out, then try green rugs with patterns that have a personality and do not just represent nature in a conventional and expected way. Read More

How to Add Personality to Stately Rooms with Savonnerie Rugs

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Ask Wikipedia to define Savonnerie rugs for you and you’ll find that they’re viewed as the “most prestigious” of all knotted-pile carpets as produced by Pierre DuPont under an 18-year priviège (that’s a patent to you and me) granted by Louis XIII in 1627. Achieving exceptional detail and rich textures through hundreds of subtle colors, Savonnerie rugs are still produced today. Using traditional methods and exquisite materials that meet the exceptional demands of famous interior designers the world over, Savonnerie rugs are prized for their ability to combine design genres and allow a home owner’s personality to shine through even in the most formal of spaces. Scalable Stately Savonnerie Rugs Read More

Stylish and Engaging Interiors with Blue Rugs: 3 Decorating Tips

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Pairing blue rugs with white accents creates a clean and crisp look and the juxtaposition of the two can be used in both classic and contemporary interiors. Utilizing blue rugs with white or cream furniture and accessories is flattering.  However, blue and white can feel cold and you should add warmth and cheer by adding warm colors such as yellow, gold and red. Read More

How to Design Chic Rooms with Aubusson Rugs and Needlepoint Rugs

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Albert Hadley once said, “Decorating is not about making stage sets, it’s not about making pretty pictures for the magazines; it’s really about creating a quality of life, a beauty that nourishes the soul.” When you set to the task of decorating a room, you want to be able to step back and ponder Hadley’s words. You want the room to be a place that’s inviting and soothing to you on a personal level. Designing a room may seem like a difficult task, but it is becomes easier when you start off with the right rug.   The most important factor in decorating a room is to decide on the rug you want. The whole room will compliment or revolve around this rug, so it is imperative to begin here. Aubusson rugs promise you amazing quality and designs that will get your room started off on the right foot. Let’s take a look at three decorating styles that use Aubusson rugs and are very popular right now. Read More

Make a Statement with Geometric Rugs: 8 Chic Rooms Show How

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It’s easy to dismiss geometric rugs as a kitschy design trick or to assume they’re not for you because your home doesn’t feature a 60s Go-go style dance hall – but in doing so, you are overlooking an incredibly powerful design tool. Some of the world’s most fashionable interiors – both historic and modern – employ geometric rugs as subtle visual cues for visitors. Add Softness with Geometric Rugs Read More

How to Enhance an Ordinary Room with Oushak Rugs

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In the world of interiors, there are many signature pieces designers can choose from to frame the blank canvas of a room they are starting to work on, but few impart such an air of distinction as a fine Oushak rug. Particularly when you’re looking to add new life to a large space, define specific areas or impart an air of sophistication to a seemingly simple room, an Oushak rug provides the framework award-winning designers seek around the world. Read More

How to Design Joyful Interiors with Orange Rugs

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The celebrated architect Frank Lloyd Wright said, “Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation.” That statement may bring to mind the verdant greens of gardens, the blues of the sky and sea, but orange is a color that nature uses only when it wants to make a dramatic statement. Orange rugs are a great way to bring the joyful energy and dramatic moods of nature to an interior, and we will explore how the different shades of orange rugs can be used to bring the invigorating energy and exciting moods of nature to the home. Read More