19 Glamorous Ways to Decorate with Blue Rugs

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"Blue is one of the easiest colors to live with and its most people favorite hue," said AD100 designer Bunny Williams in an interview with Elle Decor. "There are so many beautiful shades of blue--- some cool, some warm and they mix well together." The same can be said of blue rugs. The most desirable blue rugs are those with a mix of cool and warm colors. These rug allow you to use a wider range of fabrics and create more sophisticated looks as these 19 rooms demonstrate.    Read More

Unify Antique and Modern with Geometric Rugs: 14 Gorgeous Rooms

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Our earliest ancestors began decorating their dwellings and textiles with geometric patterns thousands of years ago. We can find geometric patterns in the architecture of civilizations all over the world from the Aztec to ancient Greece to Africa.. The other amazing thing about geometric patterns is that even though their origins are ancient, their sensibility is very modern. Interior designers have discovered that geometric rugs are a great for pulling together antique and modern elements in a room into a harmonious and distinctive whole as we shall in the 14 gorgeous interiors with geometric rugs in today's post.  Read More

Green Rugs Bring Chic Style and Soothing Calm to 3 Interiors

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Green is a color that is often associated with rebirth, nature, and growth.  In some cultures, green is also used in the home to signify wealth and prosperity.  Using green rugs in an interior is an excellent way to build a room around these themes and infuse the regenerative, calming qualities of nature.

How Fabulous Decorators Mix Patterns With Green Rugs

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How do green rugs work in rooms filled with pattern? Beautifully, especially if those rooms with green rugs are designed by incredible decorators who also happen to be fabulous fabric and rug designers. Green rugs feature prominently in rooms designed by these designers, who, by the very nature of their trade, encourage an interplay of fabrics, colors and designs. Read More

Which Greens Work Best When Decorating with Green Rugs?

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If you're passionate about the color green, you may be wondering if it's possible to decorate a green room with green rugs. You're wondering if the presence of so much green would be overkill. There are so many different shades of green in the rainbow. Whether you're attracted to the deep, moody tones of a pine green, the delicious, lemony hues of chartreuse or the cozy, warm vibe of olive green, the type of green that you choose will greatly affect the look and feel of your room.  Read More

How to Decorate with Glamorous Geometric Rugs: 6 Chic Rooms

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Even though geometric rugs are the height of fashion today, their patterns go back thousands of years to ancient art and architecture. The fact that we consider geometric rugs modern today shows us that they will always look fresh if used with imagination. The best way to open up our imagination is to look at how great interior designers are decorating with geometric rugs. Geometric rugs make traditional interiors look modern and they give modern interiors a sense of history, sophistication and glamor. Read More

How to Decorate with Purple and Decorative Rugs- 10 Chic Interiors

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These 10 stunning interiors with purple and purple decorative rugs are not only a treat for the eyes, they also offer valuable lessons on how to decorate with purple. Purple interiors and purple decorative rugs can feel cold, unless they are complemented with the right warm colors- as you will see in these 10 chic interiors. If you have never thought of using purple, you may change your mind when you see how original and inviting these rooms are. Read More

16 Elegant and Fashionable Rooms with Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs

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Last month I predicted that Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs will soon become highly fashionable because these colors were a hot new trend in women's fashion for Spring-Summer 2012 on the January and February runway shows in Milan, Paris and New York. When I made that prediction, I had no idea that just a month after appearing on fashion runways these colors would be dominating the offerings at home furnishings retailer Crate and Barrel. I discovered the speed at which trends are jumping from women fashion to home furnishing last Saturday while taling a casual walk through Boston's upscale Chestnut Hill Mall. Poorly designed orange rugs and coral rugs have been rushed to market to catch the hot new trend Read More

16 Chic Interiors: How to Decorate with Orange Rugs and Coral Rugs

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Updated August, 2016. Orange, Coral and Tangerine have recently been hits on the fashion runways in Paris, Milan and London and we even see celebrities appearing in orange. So you might think that orange is a new fashion color. But just look at the rooms from the 1960's and 70's by legendary decorators Billy Baldwin and David Hicks and you will see that orange rugs, coral rugs, terracotta rugs, tangerine walls, and citrus colored fabrics were just as fashionable in the 60's and 70's as they are today with decorators such as Jamie Drake, Mary McDonald, Katie Ridder and David Easton... The 16 stylish interiors in this post show us how to decorate with orange rugs and with the many mellower shades of orange. Read More

Timeless Fashion with Geometric Rugs by 7 Legendary Decorators

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When Yves Saint Laurent said "Fashions fade, style is eternal", he could have been speaking about these timeless rooms with geometric rugs designed in the 1960's and 70's. The legendary decorators who created them prove that good style is timeless and always looks fresh and fashionable. Sit back and enjoy these masterpieces of interior design with geometric rugs by Angelo Donghia, Albert Hadley, Billy Baldwin, John Fowler, David Hicks, Mark Hampton and Keith Irvine. Read More