10 Reasons Flat Weave Rugs Are Adored by AD100 Designers

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Have you noticed how flat weave rugs are appearing more and more frequently in the interiors in Architectural Digest, Veranda and Elle Decor?  The reason for their growing popularity will become clearer as you view today's ten chic interiors with flat weave rugs. These rugs are amazingly flexible and work in all kinds of settings. If there is a common thread that runs through these rooms by AD100 designers it is that they feel comfortable, chic and unpretentious. These qualities are rarely found together but when they are the product becomes highly desirable.  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

7 Ways to Make a Room Cozy and Gorgeous for Fall with Decorative Rugs

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Fall has brought cooler nights to New England and the maples are ablaze with fiery oranges and reds. I treasure each sunny day knowing that once winter settles in it will not leave till late April. The change in seasons is a perfect time to look for ways to make our home cozy for autumn and gorgeous year-round. Below are 7 chic rooms that illustrate several different ways to achieve this by choosing the right combination of decorative rug, fabrics, wall color, textures and scale. Read More

Oushak Rugs, Modern Art and Antiques Enrich 5 Stunning Interiors

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Handmade Oushak rugs have long been heralded as works of art in their own right. Oushak rugs express ancient patterns in modern colors. Interior designers use Oushak rugs to give modern interiors a feeling of history, sophistication and warmth. When used in traditional interiors, Oushak rugs bring a modern vibe because of their soft tonal colors. Today, we’re going to look at how you can pair these beautifully colored rugs with modern art or antiques to create unique and highly stylish interiors. Read More