Best of Veranda July-August 2014: 7 Rooms with Decorative Rugs

The July-August issue of Veranda has an elegant mix of traditional and contemporary styles. Here are my picks for the 7 best interiors with decorative rugs.

Long Island seaside house, David Kleinberg

A Long Island house with landscape and architecture by Kevin Murphy and interiors by David Kleinberg.

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A grey contemporary rug adds subtle texture to the David Kleinberg designed living room.


A cream and beige Oushak rug layered on top of an Abaca rug adds structure and a feeling of luxury to a Mark D. Sikes designed living room in Hollywood Hills, CA.


The master bedroom balcony overlooks a Mark D. Sikes designed garden.


The same floral fabric on the canopy, drapes and upholstery gives the room unity while a sisal rug adds subtle texture in the master bedroom by Mark D. Sikes.

Here is an Asmara floral rug with a similar historical inspiration.

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buy cream, floral aubusson rug

Asmara’s Branches Aubusson rug is made from on an original painting by Elizabeth Moisan who was inspired by the 18th century English textile artist Ana Maria Garthwaite. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.

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Green fabrics and a blue striped rug connect the great room with the garden in the Hollywood Hills home.


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Oscar de la Renta’s new fabrics are inspired by historical fabrics and Savonnerie rugs such the one in his living room.

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Oscar de la Renta’s new fabrics feature rich damasks and luminous florals.


The three Asmara rugs below are inspired by similar historical sources:

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Morena Savonnerie Oriental rug’s Damask pattern is inspired by a 16th century Spanish rug. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.

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Alcazar Oriental rug’s Damask pattern is inspired by Spain’s 11th century Alhambra Palace. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.

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Buy Green Savonnerie rug

The Seville Savonnerie Oriental rug’s Damask pattern is inspired by 16th Century Spanish rugs. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.

Piero Castellini Baldissera's garden on the French Riviera

Piero Castellini Baldissera’s garden in his home on the French Riviera.


Blue and White decorative accessories Inspired by History

Blue and white objects fabrics inspired by history.

The Asmara rug below is inspired by similar historical sources:

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The Adelphi Savonnerie Oriental rug’s geometric pattern is inspired by the ancient Greek Key motif. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.

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A multicolored striped rug and purple accented Ikat pillows add zip to neutral upholstery and walls in Kelli Ford’s Southampton living room.

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Blue drapes pop against a brown and white geometric rug and brown chairs in Kelli Ford’s Southampton dining room.




See more interiors in the July- August issue of Veranda

Images courtesy Veranda.






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