INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Karen Houghton, Karen Houghton Interiors, Nyack, New York

March 3rd, 2015

INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Karen Houghton, Karen Houghton Interiors, Nyack, New York   “A room must be right for its time, its place, and for the people who live in it,” says Karen Houghton, who has been providing clients with sophisticated interior design solutions to suit their homes and lives since 1986. Karen and her KHI […]

Read More...

Rugs As Wall Art

February 26th, 2015

Rugs As Wall Art Valuable rugs as wall art are as common as hanging paintings and works of art. It’s preferable to hang a lighter rug because a heavy carpet can become strained over time and lose its shape. Antiques are more suited for hanging and will last longer than if placed on the floor, […]

Read More...

The Three R’s: Repurpose. Restore. RevitaRUGS.

February 24th, 2015

The Three R’s: Repurpose. Restore. RevitaRUGS.   Pillows and benches and ottomans, oh my. These – and many other items – are made out of Oriental rug remnants and might prompt you to say, “How creative!” If you then find out that the rugs were repurposed after they were worn out or stained in some […]

Read More...

INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: James Rixner, New York, NY

February 19th, 2015

INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: James Rixner, New York, NY   Interior designer James Rixner has developed a sophisticated style that always amazes. His interiors epitomize refinement, elegance, serenity, and suitability.   Equally comfortable working with antiques, chic mid-century furniture, and up to the minute contemporary pieces, Rixner’s projects span many styles and time frames.   Thirty-five […]

Read More...

DESIGNER DARE: Cecile Lozano, Cecile Lozano Interiors, San Francisco, CA

February 17th, 2015

DESIGNER DARE: Cecile Lozano, Cecile Lozano Interiors, San Francisco, CA   RevitaRUGS challenged the Bay Area interior designer to create a room around this 6 x 8 Mannam hand-knotted Oriental rug.   Cecile Lozano:   This gold and burgundy rug would be a nice addition to a living room. I’d treat it like a work […]

Read More...