INTERIOR DESIGN SPOTLIGHT: Carl D’Aquino, D’Aquino Monaco Inc., New York, New York RevitaRUGS secured some time with this Interior Design Hall of Famer to get his insights on area rugs as works of art that “make the day,” and the importance of giving clients individualized attention.
Mazandaran Minimalism This high art has humble beginnings. Persia’s age-old Mazandaran kilims are from a remote part of Northern Iran, and have gone from obscure heirlooms to gallery-worthy examples of minimalist art, since the late 1990’s, when they were introduced to the West.
Mid-Century Rugs and Modern Carpets From flappers to flower children, and everything in between: This is what defined the innovative 20th Century. The rugs created during these eras reflect the original thinking with textual and visual styles such as abstract, surrealist, minimalist, and pop art. Some very popular mid-century rugs are Swedish, Art Deco, Moroccan, […]
TRUE RUG STORIES: Walk Of Shame Eve looked down and screamed. Mike came running into the room to see what his wife was so upset about. With one hand over her mouth, all she could do was point with the other at their expensive area rug – or rather, lack there of — that they […]
Five Tips For Buying An Antique Oriental Rug Before we can clean your valuable rug, you need to purchase one. With so many choices, the phrase “buyer beware” was never more relevant. If you have a penchant for Oriental rugs, then you of course want it to go with the accompanying décor, but also view […]