Architectural Digest November 2015: 6 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs

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It is hard to imagine how an unattractive space can be utterly transformed until you have seen these before and after photos of the 6 best rooms with designer rugs in the November 2015 Architectural Digest. These gorgeous spaces are a testament to the vision of designers Elissa Cullman, Victoria Hagan and Shawn Henderson working in collaboration with architects John B. Murray, Stephen Lee and Peter Pennoyer, respectively.  Read More

23 Styles of Designer Rugs: Part 1 – From Aubusson Rugs to Chinoiserie

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What do you do when every rug you try in a room doesn’t quite work? Does your client find the rug elsewhere? Or does it delay the completion of the room? Whenever I am stuck, I turn to friends who are plugged in to the top designer rug resources in New York, Los Angeles and overseas. Often I discover a new type of rug or a fresh way of decorating with a rug I already knew about. Having done this for over 30 years I keep an evolving list of the 23 most desirable designer rug styles. Here is Part 1 of the list, arranged alphabetically. Parts 2 and 3 will follow in coming weeks.    Read More