How to Raise a Room’s Volume with the Latest Trends in Rugs

Luxury designer’s have access to the design trends first. The extraordinarily talented Jakub Staron, presented to a select group of designer’s, some of the rugs he has designed recently, that reflect the most current design trends. Jakub is renowned for dynamic product development using unconventional mixtures of materials, while putting a twist on very classic things; taking the antique out of its context and putting it in a whole new context. These trends include patterns with a large scale, geometrics, softer Ikat edges, circles, zig zags, and a lot of movement. The colors are saturated, combination colors, citrus, purple, green and red. The materials have metallic and lurex combinations for texture and sheen, glamorizing the natural, by adding sparkle. A lovely example of the Ikat influence that is so prevalent in today’s designs. Believe it or not, this rug is made from recycled Sari silk. The silver sparkle yarn in this Zebra print, takes a classic and reinvents it in a whole new way. I love the sculpted pattern of this black and white Damask rug. This magnificent carpeting actually has Swarovski crystals set into it. I have a sample of this in my office that makes me smile every time that I walk by it because it sparkles like diamonds, and you know that diamonds are a girl’s best friend; and so are rugs, that is, the right rugs. Carpeting represents the foundational element of a room. Once you have the right rug, you can take a room in any direction you choose to bring out all of the great details from every piece that is added. You know for me, it’s all in the details. Does this demonstrate to you how carpeting raises the volume in a room? Related site J. D....
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Six “American Style” Examples of How Rugs Embellish a Room

Interior designers know most people embellish their homes with different furnishings, but sometimes overlook the significance of rugs. Not only do rugs beautify an area, they provide the foundation to build upon for all the other decorations in a particular room. If you are considering a new rug, why not “Buy American” and support the artisans with the trend setting designs in rugs. Want to see their work? Here are six “American Style” examples of how rugs embellish a room. The bold Lotus rugs cleverly combine cut and loop; and low and high piles in distinct color combinations for a dynamic and harmonious composition. Made from the highest quality New Zealand wool, the Lotus rugs are hand-tufted in the USA by experienced craftsmen and feature natural hemp backing. Elizabeth Eakins’ objective is to bring to market all natural fiber products that are the best available in how the vast assortment of rugs are designed and how they are made by hand in America. We need more products made in the US by local work forces. Entirely customizable, the Holland & Sherry rug collection allows for almost unlimited flexibility of size, color or pattern. Their rugs are made from the highest quality materials (wool, vegetable fibers and even leather). These rugs are made from leather and do not wear out, they wear in with age.Good leather is produced using hands, eyes, and sensitivity to a beautifully finished product. Carousel’s hand-tufting mill represents the epitome of our custom work. Almost anything is possible in terms of shape. Sizes can vary from a small welcome mat to a grand hotel lobby; The sky really is the limit. Hillary Anapol’s rugs are made in Nantucket by hand on traditional floor looms. She makes breathtaking cotton-linen & wool-linen woven rugs. Do these examples cause you to look at “American Made” rugs in a different light? I hope they do because here are some examples of how I love to embellish a room. Related Sites Diane Paparo Studios, Ltd. Elizabeth Eakins, Inc. Holland & Sherry Edelman Leather Carousel Carpets Hillary...
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