2016 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse – Before & After with Designer Rugs

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This year marks the 44th time leading interior designers have transformed a Manhattan mansion for the worlds most prestigious designer show house - The Kips Bay Decorator Show House which was started in 1973 to support the work of the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club for the benefit of the children of New York City. We start with the artist's sketch and see how the designer's vision changes and develops as actual furnishings are selected and how the room comes to life alive only after the perfect designer rug is put in place. Read More

Red Rugs Add Drama to 4 Interiors

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Red commands attention more than any other color in a room. It is a color that can't be ignored and is often used to stimulate the senses and stir emotion. However, in order to use red properly, you must understand its power and use it with confidence. The perfect red rug demands attention and demonstrates bold character. The four rooms in today's post make a strong statement with beautiful red rugs that help to define the space and rebel against the color-shy. Read More

Damask Rugs Bring Elegant Style to 4 Interiors

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Inspired by the rich history of silk brocades, fine tapestries, and ancient patterns found in some of the richest textiles known to us, damask rugs lend a feeling of richness and elegance to any interior space. Whether you’re working on a renovation in an existing home or considering the ideal foundation for a new space, using a damask rug can add an interesting level of depth, sophistication and texture to a space. Today, we’ll show you four interiors where top designers have used damask rugs to establish a luxurious base for versatile interiors. Read More

How to Decorate with Purple and Decorative Rugs- 10 Chic Interiors

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These 10 stunning interiors with purple and purple decorative rugs are not only a treat for the eyes, they also offer valuable lessons on how to decorate with purple. Purple interiors and purple decorative rugs can feel cold, unless they are complemented with the right warm colors- as you will see in these 10 chic interiors. If you have never thought of using purple, you may change your mind when you see how original and inviting these rooms are. Read More