Aubusson Rugs Bring Glamour and Luxury to 4 Traditional Interiors

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The rich history of Aubusson rugs and their association with French aristocracy has made them popular with interior decorators who specialize in creating ultra-glamorous interiors. Aubusson rugs were designed by French artists for the homes of the nobility. These flat woven rugs have a similar aesthetic to Savonnerie carpets which were initially made exclusively for the French king’s palaces and were not available to the aristocracy. The well composed designs of Aubusson rugs, their fine craftsmanship and delicate play of color make them showpieces in any interior.  Pair these rich rugs with lush fabrics and accessories and you can elevate your interior to the pinnacle of sophistication and elegance as these four interiors by famous decorators show. Read More

Orange Rugs Bring Mediterranean Colors to 4 Chic Interiors

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Orange is a color often associated with sunshine and Mediterranean fruits- peaches, apricots, melons and grapefruit. Darker oranges remind us of the colors of fall- pumpkins, autumn leaves, and orange and pink sunsets. Orange evokes romance and warm feelings. Frank Lloyd Wright once said, "Nature is the inspiration for all ornamentation."  Orange rugs bring the colors of the Mediterranean and sunshine to your home. Today's four interiors by top decorators show how to use orange rugs in clever ways to bring the warmth of the Mediterranean and the chic luxury of jewel tones to your home. 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

Savonnerie Rugs Bring Luxurious Style to 4 Interiors

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If you would like to design a room that has a grand and luxurious atmosphere that immediately captures attention then you should consider starting your room design with an attention getting Savonnerie rug. These rugs are synonymous with luxury and style and are just the thing that can heighten the drama and make a room memorable. Created for French royalty, these rugs are often paired with rich fabrics, grand furniture and great art. The four rooms show how top decorators use Savonnerie rugs to create interiors that are the ultimate in luxury and regal drama. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Add Distinction to 4 Colorful Interiors

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Aubusson rugs, long known as the rugs of French nobility, have a rich history that spans centuries.  Their sophisticated designs feature patterns inspired by classical architecture and large, sweeping floral motifs.  Aubusson rugs come in a variety of color palettes, making them an excellent choice for decorating in both traditional and modern styles.  While Aubusson rugs can bring elegance and formality to traditional spaces, they can also be used to design more audacious spaces.  Their glamorous look, as shown in these 4 interiors, brings distinction to opulent decorating. Read More

5 Posh and Elegant Rooms with Coral and Orange Rugs

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There’s nothing like the color orange to add vibrancy to a room – it’s undeniably eye-catching, dramatic and punchy. But orange rugs can also add a touch of elegance and warmth to a room when the rug has an interesting texture and an engaging pattern  which can be subtle or ornate depending on the look and feel you desire. The five rooms below show a variety of different styles of coral and orange rugs and how to create an impactful room design with them. Read More

Blue Rugs Add Personality to 4 Gorgeous Interiors

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Adding personal touches to a room makes it more inviting and memorable. Traditional interiors, with their classic architecture and antique flair, can benefit from modern, unique touches that give them a distinctive personality. You can create an individual look in many ways such as juxtaposing unexpected combination of styles and using contrasting colors to create pop and bring a fresh energy to the room.  Blue rugs come in a variety of hues and many different styles. These rugs are oftern used by interior designers to add verve and excitement to traditional rooms and give them a distinctive personality. The four gorgeous interiors in today's post are a feast for the eyes and hopefully will spark new ideas for decorating with blue rugs. Read More

4 Top Designers Choose Oushak Rugs to Add Excitment to Interiors

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If you've ever walked into a boring, dreary room, you may have noticed that something feels missing. The space seems shallow and one-dimensional. You can't exactly nail it down, but the room just falls flat. The secret to creating interest and depth in a room is layering. Adding layers with Oushak rugs is one effective way to add depth and warmth to any space. Read More

Aubusson Rugs Add Sophistication to 4 Grand Interiors

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Aubusson rugs were first made in the 17th century for members of the French aristocracy who were forbidden from buying Savonnerie carpets as the latter were reserved exclusively for the Kings palaces. Aubusson rugs became so popular with the French aristocracy that by the 18th and 19th centuries their fame had spread all across Europe and Russia and then to America. Today we look at how two top decorators, one based in New York and the other in London decorate with Aubusson rugs. The rooms featured in today's post are grand without going over the top, regal without being showy. In each room the Aubusson rug pulls all the elements in the room into a unified whole and makes the room look sophisticated and well balanced. Read More