Interesting Historical Facts About Rugs

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Rumi, the 13th century poet is quoted as saying, “When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.” Rugs (and their dust) have been with us for a very long time, but not many people know the history of some of the most popular pieces of […]

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Rugs Imitating Art

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There is a fine line between fine art and kitch. Take a look at these area rugs that explore that division. Here we see some famous works of art that have been altered and produced for mass consumption. These kitch-ified pieces are used in everyday living spaces and contain a spark of the complex, high […]

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Smart Rugs: The Wave of the Future

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Homes today are becoming increasingly automated to make our lives easier, with many items that you can monitor and change over wifi via computer or cell phone, like security cameras, lights, and fans.  Let’s face it, tech is everywhere.  It’s likely that rugs may be next on the list to become another “smart” accessory in […]

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