10 Decorating Risks You Need to Take with Floral Rugs

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The most memorable interiors in history did not come about by playing it safe with colors, patterns, textures and scale.There is a fine line between faux pas and innovative style. With study and practice we can hone a fearless personal style. Today's 10 gorgeous interiors with floral rugs show how to take educated risks and the rewards that can come from them. Read More

16 Gorgeous Rooms: How to Decorate with Aubusson Rugs and Red Rugs

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In the 18th and 19th centuries Aubusson rugs were designed by artists some of whom were established painters for the King of France. Because Aubusson rugs are designed by fine artists, they have highly sophisticated color palettes. This makes them easy to decorate with as long as you keep these guidelines at the back of your mind: Read More

Gorgeous Holiday Décor Takes Inspiration from Aubusson Rugs: 3 Tips

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The Holidays are a wonderful time for celebrating with friends and family– and a creatively decorated room can greatly enhance the experience and create wonderful memories. But the Holiday Season is such a busy time of year, it is a great help to know of some easy and tasteful ways to dress up your interiors, without having to run around on December 27th removing tons of tinsel. Today we will bring you three ways of elevating your holiday decor by building on the objects that are already in the room such as a beautiful Aubusson rug, a lovely fabric or a stunning chandelier. Read More

3 Glamorous Holiday Interiors Enriched by Aubusson Rugs

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At this time of year, when our decorative energies are focused on quick options to provide festive backdrops for memories with families and friends, it’s worth considering how to turn that seasonal chore into a longer-term solution for a detail-rich interior space. Today, we’ll look at four breathtaking rooms where Aubusson rugs set the stage for all seasons. The exuberant patterns and colors of Aubusson rugs were created for 18th and 19th French nobility who took the entertainment of family and guests seriously. Today's leading decorators have adapted these glorious rugs for modern life styles where they are used to bring a certain flair and glamour to a room. Aubusson rugs provide a unique atmosphere for Holiday entertaining. Read More

5 Interiors Enhance Beauty and Enjoyment with Aubusson Rugs

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If you are looking for ways to design an interior that not only looks good, but also makes you feel happier to be there, then the five rooms in today's post will appeal to you. Each of these rooms has a distinct personality and great style, but what stands out in each case is that they make you want to live in them. In each case the designer has used an Aubusson rug to bring sophistication and a feeling of comfort. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Bring Glamour and Luxury to 4 Traditional Interiors

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The rich history of Aubusson rugs and their association with French aristocracy has made them popular with interior decorators who specialize in creating ultra-glamorous interiors. Aubusson rugs were designed by French artists for the homes of the nobility. These flat woven rugs have a similar aesthetic to Savonnerie carpets which were initially made exclusively for the French king’s palaces and were not available to the aristocracy. The well composed designs of Aubusson rugs, their fine craftsmanship and delicate play of color make them showpieces in any interior.  Pair these rich rugs with lush fabrics and accessories and you can elevate your interior to the pinnacle of sophistication and elegance as these four interiors by famous decorators show. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Add Distinction to 4 Colorful Interiors

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Aubusson rugs, long known as the rugs of French nobility, have a rich history that spans centuries.  Their sophisticated designs feature patterns inspired by classical architecture and large, sweeping floral motifs.  Aubusson rugs come in a variety of color palettes, making them an excellent choice for decorating in both traditional and modern styles.  While Aubusson rugs can bring elegance and formality to traditional spaces, they can also be used to design more audacious spaces.  Their glamorous look, as shown in these 4 interiors, brings distinction to opulent decorating. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Add Sophistication to 4 Grand Interiors

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Aubusson rugs were first made in the 17th century for members of the French aristocracy who were forbidden from buying Savonnerie carpets as the latter were reserved exclusively for the Kings palaces. Aubusson rugs became so popular with the French aristocracy that by the 18th and 19th centuries their fame had spread all across Europe and Russia and then to America. Today we look at how two top decorators, one based in New York and the other in London decorate with Aubusson rugs. The rooms featured in today's post are grand without going over the top, regal without being showy. In each room the Aubusson rug pulls all the elements in the room into a unified whole and makes the room look sophisticated and well balanced. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Harmonize Tradition and Modernity: 4 Chic Interiors

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Oprah Winfrey once said, "It’s much easier for me to make major life, multi-million-dollar decisions than it is to decide on a carpet". For many people, choosing the right rug for a room can be more of an ordeal than a joy. For the indecisive, Aubusson rugs can be a life-saver. These classic French rugs have stood the test of time and can help you add just the right touch of cheerful exuberance to a modern room or bring chic style to a traditional interior. Four stunning interiors show how top designers decorate with Aubusson rugs. Read More