House Beautiful April 2015: 5 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

The April 2015 House Beautiful’s 5 best rooms with decorative rugs include Cathy Kincaid’s bright, light-filled sunroom with gorgeous treillage inspired by Bunny Mellon’s New York townhouse and her orientalist fantasy family room with Robert Kime floral fabrics. Also among the top five are Gregory Shano’s sunny living room and sea green dining room in his newly renovated Hamptons house.

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A grey striped flat weave rug compliments the treillage and floral fabrics in a light filled sunroom in a 1920s Dallas Tudor House rejuvenated by Cathy Kincaid who derived the inspiration for the treillage from Bunny Mellon’s Manhattan townhouse.


Detail of the treillage in the Cathy Kincaid designed Dallas sunroom.

Hallway of Bunny Mellon’s Manhattan townhouse with the famous treillage that inspired Cathy Kincaid when she was designing the sunroom in Dallas. Image courtesy of My Luscious Life blog.
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A cream and coral Oushak rug adds pattern, color and texture that contrasts with the high-gloss ceiling and compliments the Georgian-style mahogany table and fret-back dining chairs.
A red Heriz oriental rug compliments the Robert Kime floral upholstery drapery and creates an orienatlist fantasy atmosphere in the Cathy Kincaid designed family room in Dallas.
geometric rug with textured octagons in tone on tone grey compliments a zebra patterned ottoman coffee table and rounded chairs in the light filled living room of designer Gregory Shano’s house in the Hamptons.
A grey Oushak rug with sea blue and green highlights compliments black and sea green dining chairs and vintage wrought iron table in Gregory Shano’s sunny dining room.

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