Oushak rugs combine subtle, modern colors with centuries old patterns that originated in Oushak, Turkey in the 17th century. The best Oushak rugs have luscious colors and lustrous wool that will grow in beauty with use. When selecting Oushak rugs look for rugs with luxurious pile and avoid those that have very a low pile which is the result of excessive chemical treatments and distressing. You can choose rugs that have soft shades of cream, blues and golds or you can find rugs with vibrant coral and red tones. Oushak rugs will enhance both modern and traditional interiors as they themselves are a combination of modern colors and antique patterns. Here are 4 interiors in different styles that show the many looks you can create with Oushak rugs. Read More
A beautifully decorated home is not cluttered with meaningless items. An elegant interior showcases the necessary alongside the meaningful. Designer Charlotte Moss once said, "Our objects, bibelots, whatnots, and knickknacks- say the most about who we are. They are as honest as a diary." Honesty and purpose can be the difference between a space that looks like a random assortment of items and a room that is truly curated and Oushak rugs are a great help in designing a purposefully decorated space. Read More
Oushak Rugs are some of the finest decorative rugs on the market. Their luminous wool, luscious colors, ancient patterns and ability to enrich both modern and traditional interiors has made Oushak rugs very popular with interior decorators. Today we will learn how interior designers use Oushak rugs to add color and chic style to interiors. We will study four stunning interiors by top decorators and see how the sophisticated color palettes of Oushak rugs provide a great jumping off point for adding color to interiors.
Oushak rugs have become very popular with interior designers because their soft colors and antique patterns give them the ability to completely transform the look of a room. In today's blog post we will see how designers use Oushak rugs to pull together all the fabrics and furniture into a unified whole, add a luxurious texture and define cozy seating areas in a large open plan living room. The three interiors in today's post are traditional, but this does not mean that Oushak rugs work only in traditional interiors. Future blog posts will show how Oushak rugs are used to enhance contemporary interiors.
We feel most comfortable when the design of our home reflects the way we actually live. We can even say that a stylish home is one that reflects our personality. Vogue Magazine's famous editor Anna Wintour advises, “Create your own style…let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.” Read More
The hallmark of a good rug is that makes the room look more attractive as a whole without drawing attention to the rug. The right rug will pull together all the different objects in the room so they become part of a unified look. Such is the case when the Oushak rugs. Whether you tastes runs to the traditional or to the contemporary, there is an Oushak rug that will enhance your desired decorating style. This is because Oushak rugs are themselves a combination of the ancient and the modern- their patterns go back centuries but their colors look modern. This combination of the traditional and the modern means that Oushak rugs can pull together objects of many different styles and give the room a unified look. More than any other type of rug Oushak rugs can bring a touch of luxury without making the room look ostentatious. Their subtlety and simplicity remind us of Coco Chanel’s advice, “Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” Read More
With a staggering 48 inches of snow already on the ground in South Dakota in the very first week of October, it’s no wonder we are all looking for ideas for bringing a cozy feeling to our homes. Oushak rugs can be a superb solution. Their warm colors, luxurious textures and handmade patterns bring a welcoming warmth and chic style to a room. Today we’ll look at five cozy spaces where designers have used Oushak rugs to bring an inviting warmth and a chic style to interiors. Read More
If you like the comfort of traditional furniture and also like clean modern looks then Oushak rugs can help you achieve both aims. interior designers have been creating interiors that look modern by using pales colored fabrics on traditional furniture and anchoring them on softly colored Oushak rugs. In today's post we will look at three stunning rooms where the designer has created a modern look by mixing contemporary furniture with traditional and anchored everything with an Oushak rug. Oushak rugs look modern because of their soft colors make ancient patterns meld into the background giving the rugs an almost abstract look. Thus Oushak rugs are traditional and modern at the same time. This dual nature of Oushak rugs means they connect with both modern and traditional furniture. So when a designer wishes to give a modern look to a room with traditional furniture they often choose an Oushak rug. We will study these three rooms closely and learn how to design rooms that look modern and feel comfortable and invitng. Read More
American designer Charles Eames once said, “The details are not the details. They make the design.” If you love traditional design, then consider Oushak rugs. With a deft blending of centuries old patterns and modern colors, Oushak rugs resonate with antique furniture and at the same time add a modern vibe that gives traditional interiors looking fresh and young. Read More
Grey and Blue Oushak rugs with soft tonal colorations look contemporary and traditional at the same time. This is because their tonal colorations look contemporary yet their patterns go back hudreds of years. Interior designers have been using Oushak rugs in contemporary rooms because they bring warmth, beauty and a soft texture. Other designers use Oushak rugs with classical furniture and antiques because the soft tonal colorations of these rugs give traditional rooms a contemporary vibe. Today we will study 5 interiors and learn how interior designers create stunning room with the blue and gray Oushak rugs. Read More