Tea Wash My Rug Please!? Oh No….

January 23rd, 2015

  Tea Wash My Rug Please!? Oh No….   Tea Wash, Antique Wash, Overdyed What do these terms mean? Should a buyer be concerned when purchasing a rug treated with such processes? Are these permanent and irreversible? Can they damage a rug’s wool fiber? First let’s discuss, why they’re used. Home interior designers and architects […]

Read More...

Persian Rugs Have It In The Bag (Salt Bag, That Is)

January 20th, 2015

  Persian Rugs Have It In The Bag (Salt Bag, That Is)   Now considered collectors’ items, Persian salt bags were originally used by shepherds. They carried the bags filled with rock salt on their backs;doling out the salt at watering holes, so the thirsty sheep would drink, as well as retain, more water. This […]

Read More...

INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Richard Mishaan, Richard Mishaan Design, New York, NY

December 28th, 2014

  INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Richard Mishaan, Richard Mishaan Design, New York, NY   “The thing that is most consistent in my design life has been to find a way for disparate objects to coexist beautifully,” says interiors guru and author of the just-released, Artfully Modern, Richard Mishaan. The new coffee table book is a lavish […]

Read More...

Pop Of Color: Roy Lichtenstein Rugs

December 23rd, 2014

Pop Of Color: Roy Lichtenstein Rugs   The father of pop art, Roy Lichtenstein (1923-1997) came to prominence creating masterpieces that were as controversial as they were bold, making him one of the most relevant and important figures of the 20th Century.

Read More...

INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Louis Navarrete, Louis Navarrete Decoration, New York, New York

December 18th, 2014

INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Louis Navarrete, Louis Navarrete Decoration, New York, New York   Louis Navarrete has been designing houses since 1994. Along with artist Ric Best, his projects range from single rooms to large houses and apartments across the country. Trained in the classics as well as Parsons’ cutting edge viewpoint, Navarrete’s firm practices restraint […]

Read More...