Decorating With Black Rugs: Faux Pas, or Très Bien?

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Here's the thing: decorating with black rugs is not a fantasy dreamed up by some color and design-challenged person who doesn't know an Aubusson rug from an Oushak rug. Your first thought about a black rug may put you in mind of a massive black hole in the center of a room that sucks everything into it. Black rugs can change bland rooms into gorgeous havens and plain spaces into exciting ones. Depending on the type of black rug you choose, decorating with black rugs may very well be the answer to any lingering and frustrating design dilemmas. 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

Mid Century Modern Geometric Rugs: 10 Chic Rooms, Decorating Tips

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When mid century modern rugs and furniture first came into vogue a few years ago, they felt rather cold and hard, but now these interiors are becoming more interesting as talented interior designers bring complexity and comfort by mixing mid century modern rugs and furniture with art deco, neoclassical and traditional styles. Some designers are introducing comfortable textures and mixing geometric shapes with curved and organic contours. The colors have become more sophisticated and imaginative. I have selected 10 of my favorite interiors for you to enjoy and study. Read More