16 Ways to Coordinate Designer Rugs in Open Plan Rooms

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It is easy to worry about breaking some unwritten rules when choosing designer rugs for open plan spaces and adjoining rooms. Readers have asked us if the rugs should be coordinated, or if they should be different. Should they choose rugs that have similar colors or contrasting colors? Can they mix contemporary rugs with traditional rugs in a great room? The 18 rooms in today's post will show you that the many exciting ways interior designers have devised for visually linking rooms and open spaces through rugs, furniture, fabrics and accessories. After seeing these 18 examples, you will feel freer to try your own ideas putting aside the fear of breaking some unknown design rules. Read More

4 Top Designers Create Luxurious Living Rooms with Oushak Rugs

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If you are looking for a way to create a room that looks luxurious, richly textured and stylish then an Oushak rug can help lend a definite air of elegance without looking showy or too formal. Interior designers are continually discovering new ways to create chic and inviting interiors with Oushak rugs and we will look at four of them today to learn how they do it. Read More

Oushak Rugs: 4 Best Interiors in Top Design Magazines

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Decorator Nate Berkus described interior design as, “…a really tedious, detailed, sometimes painful, often wonderful process. But to me the goal is to always find that aha! moment.” Luckily for us, interior design magazines and design blogs allow us to enjoy the aha! moment without going through all the pain the designer and the home owner went through. On top of the sheer enjoyment of looking at beautiful rooms we can also pick up great decorating ideas. Read More

How to Bring in Warm Sunny Colors with Grey, Blue and Gold Rugs

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Fall has arrived in Boston. Each day the sun sets a little earlier and the evenings have become cooler. Last night someone sprinkled orange and crimson on the tall Maple tree on the road to the Arnold Arboretum. Read More