Some interior designers are particularly adept at creating interiors that have a romantic atmosphere. Often they start with an Aubusson rug because these rugs remind us of the romantic Paris of Woody Allen's movie Midnight in Paris. If you want your rooms to proclaim your desire for all things romantic, then the three stunning romantic interiors with Aubusson rugs can give you some great ideas. Designer Rachel Zoe once said “Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.” Let your rooms speak of your romantic nature. Read More
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If you like the comfort of traditional furniture and also like clean modern looks then Oushak rugs can help you achieve both aims. interior designers have been creating interiors that look modern by using pales colored fabrics on traditional furniture and anchoring them on softly colored Oushak rugs. In today's post we will look at three stunning rooms where the designer has created a modern look by mixing contemporary furniture with traditional and anchored everything with an Oushak rug. Oushak rugs look modern because of their soft colors make ancient patterns meld into the background giving the rugs an almost abstract look. Thus Oushak rugs are traditional and modern at the same time. This dual nature of Oushak rugs means they connect with both modern and traditional furniture. So when a designer wishes to give a modern look to a room with traditional furniture they often choose an Oushak rug. We will study these three rooms closely and learn how to design rooms that look modern and feel comfortable and invitng. Read More
American designer Charles Eames once said, “The details are not the details. They make the design.” If you love traditional design, then consider Oushak rugs. With a deft blending of centuries old patterns and modern colors, Oushak rugs resonate with antique furniture and at the same time add a modern vibe that gives traditional interiors looking fresh and young. Read More
Some of the best design comes out when two unrelated periods or styles are put together. One glorious example is Brazilian designer and architect Jorge Elias’s use of French Savonnerie rugs and contemporary décor in his chic São Paulo home. Featured in Architectural Digest, the rooms are a spicy combination of French antiques and adornments—such as fabulous Savonnerie rugs—mixed with contemporary art. Read More
Aubusson rugs can help you design rooms that look glamorous and are also full of the golden warmth of sunshine, the happiness of a summer garden and the invigorating air of the sea coast. Whether your room design is in subtle pale tones or in vibrant colors the right Aubusson rug can help you achieve these looks as the three chic interiors in today's post demonstrate. We will learn from studying the work of the three famous decorators who created these rooms. Read More
Even though geometric rugs are known for their modern appeal their patterns go back hundreds of years to classical architecture, ancient textiles, inlaid stone mosaics and Moroccan tiles. Today interior designers are using geometric rugs in both contemporary and traditional interiors. Softly colored geometric rugs bring out the beauty of the furniture and fabrics in a room while boldly colored geometric rugs can help add a strong personality to a room. Designers can create an unlimited number of looks by working with different types of geometric rugs. Some geometric rugs have small scale patterns in muted colors, others have large scale patterns in high contrast colors. One of the best ways to learn how to decorate with geometric rugs is to look at the work of great interior designers. We will learn from three stunning interiors featured in today's post. Read More
Green is more than a color that adds a fashionable statement to a room. The color green represents the healing energy of nature and certain shades of green have soothing effect on the eyes. Green rugs are available in a wide range of patterns and in may shades of green. They are a great way to make a room look beautiful and feel welcoming. Deeper shades of green can create a unique image while lighter shades can help brighten the room. We will study three interiors and learn how interior designers decorate with green rugs.
Grey and Blue Oushak rugs with soft tonal colorations look contemporary and traditional at the same time. This is because their tonal colorations look contemporary yet their patterns go back hudreds of years. Interior designers have been using Oushak rugs in contemporary rooms because they bring warmth, beauty and a soft texture. Other designers use Oushak rugs with classical furniture and antiques because the soft tonal colorations of these rugs give traditional rooms a contemporary vibe. Today we will study 5 interiors and learn how interior designers create stunning room with the blue and gray Oushak rugs. Read More
The correct use of color and pattern are key to make a room look attractive and feel welcoming. Geometric rugs can be extremely helpful in making a room look balanced and pleasing to the senses. Geometric rugs help pull together the colors and patterns in a room and they also make a room look more interesting by adding a soft and inviting texture. Although geometric rugs are frequently used in modern interiors, they also used for binging a contemporary vibe to traditional rooms. Some geometric rugs can remind us of exotic Moroccan tiles others are reminiscent of Greek key patterns or Chinoiserie fretwork. In this post we will look at five beautiful rooms and learn how top interior designers get the best out of decorating with geometric rugs.
Green rugs bring a sense of calm to a room and also provide a background against which all the objects in a room look more beautiful just as green leaves make flowers look more vibrant. Designers also use green rugs in combination with green walls to make rooms appear larger. Green rugs are particularly desirable in high rise city apartments because they have a calming influence which reduces stress. The five interiors in today's post show how interior designers use green rugs to create beautiful rooms that invite you to relax and breathe calmly. Read More