Designer Rugs Enrich Architect Digest’s Top 11 Bedrooms on Pinterest

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Each year Architectural Digest publishes hundreds of beautiful interiors, yet only a handful attract most of the love from Pinterest pinners. I wanted to know what was different about these bedrooms, so I did some research. Here are Architectural Digest’s 11 most pinned bedrooms on Pinterest and notice what a major role the designer rug plays in creating the right atmopshere and feeling tone in the room. Read More

Sotheby’s 2015 Designer Showhouse: 7 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

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If you think antique rugs are old-fashioned you will be surprised to see what 13 top interiors did with them in the 2015 Sotheby's Designer Showhouse that just ended in New York. Their work demonstrates that when antique rugs are artfully mixed with modern art and contemporary pieces the rooms convey a level of imagination and sophistication that cannot be achieved by merely following trends.  For their show house Sotheby's gave 13 top interior designers carte blanche to choose antiques, contemporary art and modern furniture from Sotheby's upcoming auctions. Here are my picks for the 7 best interiors with decorative rugs from the 2015 Designer Showhouse. Read More

Elle Decor May 2015: 8 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

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The 5 best interiors with decorative rugs in the November 2014 Elle Decor feature the work of three emerging interior designers with uniquely contemporary approaches to traditional design. Since the choice of decorative rug plays such a key role in these room designs, I have introduced selections from the Asmara Rug Collection to suggest ways you could personalize and enhance the look and feel of a room.    Read More

11 Chic Masculine Bedrooms Enriched by Geometric Rugs

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I have called these 11 chic bedrooms masculine because many, but not all, were designed for men. It is interesting to note that many of the rooms are anchored by a brown and white geometric rug. The next most popular color combination is blue or navy with white. Read More

Intimate Retreats with Cozy Decorative Rugs: 17 Gorgeous Bedrooms

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Bedrooms can be be so much more than a place to sleep. The 18 gorgeous spaces by top designers show how you can create an intimate refuge from the noise and interruption of daily life with relaxing and soothing sitting and work areas and make them cozy with decorative rugs. Read More

14 Romantic Bedrooms Made Cozy by Fireplaces and Decorative Rugs

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There is nothing more romantic and rejuvenating than a bedroom with a fireplace seating area made cozy by a luxurious decorative rug. The moment the fireplace is lit, it's glow immediately puts us at ease and creates a feeling of connection and contentment. This year the icy grip of winter has extended farther south and lasted longer than at any time I can remember. It is sensible to start think of creating stylish, romantic and cozy retreats from the frigid outdoors. The 14 stylish bedrooms with fireplace seating areas and cozy decorative rugs offer lots of inspiration from the world's top decorators. Read More