Add Glamor and Warmth to Modern Spaces with Savonnerie Rugs

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Savonnerie rugs embody the opulence and fine artistry of classical French culture.  These knotted pile carpets feature classical architectural elements combined with floral elements rendered in a classically French manner. We usually associate these rugs with grand salons and formal dining spaces, but this is not the only places designers use them. In fact top international designers use Savonnerie rugs to bring sophistication to modern spaces and to add disand informal spaces as well.  If you're looking to add a stately, refined look to your next project, Savonnerie rugs are an excellent place to start. Read More

Make a Statement with Aubusson Rugs: 5 Stunning Interiors

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The total embodiment of luxury and drama, Aubusson rugs can bring glamor and style to a room. Aubusson rugs not only help pull the room together they can also be the stunning focal point of a room. Many areas of the home, from the grandest of living rooms to the drabbest of hallways, can be transformed into something entirely unique and enchanting with the right Aubusson rug.  Read More

Chic Interiors Mix Aubusson Rugs, Mid Century and Contemporary

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When starting an interior design project, there are certain qualities some of us struggle to achieve with the mix of materials we are given. This is particularly difficult when blending styles from seemingly incompatible eras – but stately accessories like Aubusson rugs can be helpful in assembling incredible rooms. One of the key reasons Aubusson rugs are successful in creating a cohesive personality for a variety of interiors is the traditional processes by which these rugs are still made today – by hand, as shown in this amazing video that allows us to watch a skilled artisan weave Aubusson rugs using traditional methods, where the designs are based on an original painting. Read More

3 Chic Modern Ways of Decorating with Savonnerie Rugs

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Savonnerie rugs have that innate French knack for glorious detail, lavish color and opulent design. It’s common to see Savonnerie rugs on the floors of grand rooms that are decked out in true French style: a lot of rich color, gold accents and opulent furniture. However, you might not feel comfortable with such grand design in your home, thus believing that Savonnerie rugs aren’t for you. Read More

How to Decorate in Bold New Styles with Savonnerie Rugs

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To say that Savonnerie carpets are the rugs to which all other rugs aspire wouldn't be too far off the mark. It's true that Savonnerie carpets have impeccable pedigree and a glorious history behind them. Aubusson rugs and Bessarabian rugs are examples of rug styles that were initially meant to copy the grand designs of the Savonnerie carpet.  Read More