Architectural Digest 6 Best Rooms with Designer Rugs in June 2017

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The six best rooms with designer rugs in the June 2017 Architectural Digest include Daniel Romualdez's seaside house in Ibiza, Bunny Williams and John Roselli's Palladian paradise in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Katrine Boorman and Danny Moynihan's home in the delightful seaside resort town of Oualidia, Morocco.   Read More

14 Chic Hamptons, Nantucket Blue and White Interiors with Blue Rugs

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A common mistake when designing blue and white rooms in the Hamptons, Nantucket or any other seaside location is to use just blue and white. Confining the color palette to just blue and white can produce a cold and unwelcoming atmosphere. Interior designers have long known that cool colors such as blue and green need to be balanced by warm colors such as beige, yellow, brown, pink etc. The warm colors can be used as accents or in larger areas such as on walls or as accents in blue rugs. The 14 gorgeous rooms by top interior designers show several different ways you can design blue and white rooms that are not only elegant but are also warm and inviting. Read More

How to Decorate Stylishly with Pink and Pink Rugs: 15 Chic Rooms

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When the Spring/Summer 2014 women’s fashions were introduced on the runways, Vogue, UK exclaimed, "If in doubt, make it pink, smother it with flowers and wear it with flat sandals next summer." Now pink is jumping from women's fashions to interiors. But the big question for most of us is how to use pink tastefully and how to avoid the dreaded syrupy look that many pink interiors are prone to. You need not fear any longer. The 15 interiors by top interior designers will show you several tasteful and stylish ways of decorating with pink and pink rugs.  Read More

Best of February 2014 Design Magazines: 18 Rooms with Decorative Rugs

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In Boston, February is when we begin to realize that it no longer becomes dark at 4PM and start hoping for spring, even though we will be in winter's grip for quite a bit longer. The February issues of Interior Design magazines are beginning to show more color. I have picked the 18 most inspiring interiors with decorative rugs from the current Architectural Digest, Veranda, Elle Décor, Traditional Home and House Beautiful. I hope you enjoy them. Read More

Create Tranquil and Charming Rooms with Blue Rugs: 5 Chic Interiors

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Blue is a calming color and covers the largest surface areas on our planet– the sky and the sea. Color psychologists even claim it can lower pulse rate and body temperature. Looking for a way to create the ultimate Zen space? Using blue as a predominant color can help you create a room that is tranquil and serene. These five rooms use blue rugs to create a peaceful mood and a chic look. Read More

Make a Statement with Geometric Rugs: 8 Chic Rooms Show How

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It’s easy to dismiss geometric rugs as a kitschy design trick or to assume they’re not for you because your home doesn’t feature a 60s Go-go style dance hall – but in doing so, you are overlooking an incredibly powerful design tool. Some of the world’s most fashionable interiors – both historic and modern – employ geometric rugs as subtle visual cues for visitors. Add Softness with Geometric Rugs Read More

How to Create Glamour with Mid Century Modern Rugs-10 Chic Rooms

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The 10 stunning interiors in today's post reveal how leading interior designers create glamour with mid century modern rugs. The custom mid century modern rugs in these interiors produce drama by their shimmering silk textures or their asymmetrical curved shape, imaginative border treatments  and evocative patterns. Today's post combined with yesterday's Mid Century Modern Geometric Rugs: 10 Chic Rooms, Decorating Tips provides you the largest collection of the best ideas for decorating with mid century modern rugs. Read More