There is a hidden code within the world of interior design. This secret goes by many names; the divine proportion, extreme and mean ratio, and the golden cut. The Greeks called it Phi, and it has been used by great artists such as Leonardo Da Vinci, Georges Pierre Seurat, and Salvador Dalí. This secret of […]
Just in time for spring decorating, Pantone’s “Color of the Year” for 2014 is Radiant Orchid; a color described by pantone.com to be “a captivating harmony of fuchsia, purple and pink undertones.” As a nod to this vibrant color, we have put together a list of our best rugs which incorporate orchid, purple or pink, […]
In the blues and jazz alike, it is the wrong notes that give it soul. There is an old guitar adage that says “you are never more than a half-step away from the right note,” meaning a slight bend of the string is all that is needed to change a “mistake” into a “cool effect.” […]
The written word has been a source of inspiration for designers for as long as there have been designers. So, it’s no surprise that it can be found in furniture and home decor. Text can add dimension to a space and can act abstractly, as a pattern, when thrown together with other text in assorted […]
Having a new rug on the way can be very exciting. To make sure everything goes well, take the time to properly prepare for the arrival of your new rug.
Hardwood floors add sophistication and design to any space, but they can be hard and uncomfortable underfoot. Many people opt to put area rugs over their hardwood floors to add comfort and warmth. The question many people ask themselves, however, is ‘will the rug protect or harm my floors?’ Hardwood floors are a great investment […]
The winter is finally coming to an end! We can put the cold behind us and ready our homes for some more pleasant temperatures. With spring on its way, you might want to think about getting that outdoor living space, well, livable again. Soon you will be able to move the potted plants back to […]
There’s no better way to add a dramatic focal point to a room than a beautiful black-and-white area rug. Whatever your décor may be, here are ten different rug ideas to liven up any room. 1. Bold Elegance: A sharply contrasted black-and-white damask print rug from the Modern Classics collection by Surya becomes a tasteful […]