Opulence and traditional decor reign supreme in the May 2016 Traditional Home and the top 6 interiors with designer rugs illustrate this very well. Designer Frank de Biasi evokes the glories of Venice and Rome in Palm Beach with custom needlepoint rugs and damask rugs. Linda Floyd contrives a thatched Cotswolds cottage in California with an Aubusson rug and designer Corey Damen Jenkins invents a sexy traditional style for a young couple with oriental rugs.
A jewel toned custom needlepoint rug based on an antique Portuguese needlepoint rug creates a colorful and opulent atmosphere and complements white Venetian arches and neoclassical coffered ceiling in the living room of a Palm Beach house designed by Frank de Biasi.
A gold and blue hand-stenciled sisal rug in a damask rug pattern complements red and gold velvet brocade dining chairs and crystal chandeliers in the Frank de Biasi designed Palm Beach dining room.
Another colorful custom Portuguese needlepoint rug complements French leather tooled walls and gilded neoclassical coffered ceiling in the Palm Beach library.
Vivid greens. blue and orange accents in the needlepoint rug add energy to the a sitting area in the library.
A green, dark blue and yellow oriental rug in a Voysey design complements a cobalt blue velvet sofa, emerald green and yellow wing chairs and white patent leather covered bergères in the living room of a Bloomfield Village, Michigan home designed by Corey Damen Jenkins.
In the Corey Damen Jenkins designed library, a classic red and blue Heriz oriental rug anchors brown leather sofa and leather backed wing chairs, deep emerald blue wall paneling and a ceiling covered in a shimmering cloud patterned wallpaper by Cole & Son.
A cream and red Aubusson rug adds structure and complements a green and gold 18th-century French console and chintz upholstered sofa and chairs in the Linda Floyd designed conservatory of a Monte Sereno, CA home inspired by thatched Cotswolds cottages.