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How to find interior design inspiration… when life gets in the way

07-30-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
How to find interior design inspiration… when life gets in the way

Did you grow up dreaming of the beautifully designed home you knew you’d live in one day? But then…you did grow up, and now you’re a very long way from the sweeping lines, shiny surfaces and sky-lit rooms you thought would be yours.

 
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Integrating Traditional Rugs in Interior Design

07-27-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (3) Post comment, Read comments
Integrating Traditional Rugs in Interior Design
It’s amazing how a single piece of decor can instantly transform a dull and boring room into something exciting. The bold presence of a high quality rug in an interior enhances it in so many ways - from adding more color, to bringing warmth and breathing life into a space. Just like your prized furniture pieces and special furnishings, rugs are also considered to be an integral part of interior design as they are equally significant to creating stunning spaces.
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The History of Moroccan Rugs

06-28-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (2) Post comment, Read comments
The History of Moroccan Rugs
Morocco was once the western extreme of the Arab world. In fact, its name in Arabic al-magrib means “the west.” As with any edge of an empire, it represented the most rugged elements of its parent culture. There were located the most intrepid explorers. There the most exotic combinations of local culture combined with that brought from afar. The indigenous people of Morocco (and of northern Africa) are known as the Berber. 
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A Rug for Every Design Style

06-01-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
A Rug for Every Design Style
Design styles are unique and varied.  From the natural shapes and clean lines of mid-century modern to the floral prints and vintage shabby chic touches, no two people have the same aesthetic. From numerous tchotchkes to a few sentimental items, from geometrical designs to plaids to abstracts, everyone has a favorite style. Regardless of design preference, the choice of rug can be a critical focal point of any room. A rug can be one of the most important pieces to complete your design concept.
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Transform The Look and Feel of Your Home with Runner Rugs

04-26-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
Transform The Look and Feel of Your Home with Runner Rugs
In the 1992 Disney film Aladdin, our unlikely hero, Aladdin, had a magic carpet that not only could fly, but had a personality all its own. The magic carpet flew Aladdin to great heights, provided comic relief, and even helped him win the love of a princess by impressing her with its style and personality. We’re not saying that our rugs will fly you anywhere and everywhere you want to go, or cause a princess or prince to fall in love with you, but our impressive selection of rugs certainly come with distinctive style and personality.
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How to Blend Vintage Textiles and Antique Rugs with Modern Decor

03-13-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
How to Blend Vintage Textiles and Antique Rugs with Modern Decor
Modern design has seen a huge resurgence in popularity in the last few years.  Designers, decorators, and homeowners are turning to the mid-century inspirations of the 1950s and 1960s for minimalist and modern home decor. And while the clean lines of modern design can create a soothing environment, they can sometimes be cold and sterile. Temper this coolness with the welcoming warmth of vintage textiles and antique rugs. Here is how to effortlessly mingle modern furnishings with timeless Oriental carpets and textiles to create a home that is as inviting as it is cutting edge.
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How to Make a Statement and Decorate Gracefully with Rug Runners

02-13-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (2) Post comment, Read comments
How to Make a Statement and Decorate Gracefully with Rug Runners
Rug runners are the unsung heroes of exceptional home decoration. Once used in great 18th century homes to protect large Persian rugs from wear in high-traffic areas, they are now considered lovely accents in their own right, especially if they are superior quality antique Persian, vintage kilim, tribal, or berber, or modern updates of traditional style
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Tips for Buying Fur and Hide Rugs Responsibly

01-22-2017, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
Tips for Buying Fur and Hide Rugs Responsibly
Nothing makes a gorgeous decor statement in a fine home like a hide or fur rug. Whether you are seeking cowhide, lambskin, shearling, or some other kind of fur, an animal skin rug adds instant glamour and luxury to a great room, office, den, or any living space you can think of. But in a world with limited resources and a global, unregulated market, many want to know that they’re buying ethically and humanely sourced rugs. Here is some information on how to buy a fur or hide rug responsibly.
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New Generation, New Look for Rug Warehouse on View at WestEdge Design Fair

12-15-2016, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
New Generation, New Look for Rug Warehouse on View at WestEdge Design Fair

Nora Haroonian, 4th-Generation owner of The Rug Warehouse in L.A

Ushers in new looks and strategy.  

 I'm  Now at the helm of the Rug Warehouse & More, Nora Haroonian meets with RugNews.com at the WestEdge Design Fair 

where she spotlights a refined assortment and growth strategy.

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How to select a traditional rug for a classic-style home

11-28-2016, by: The Rug Warehouse, (1) Post comment, Read comments
How to select a traditional rug for a classic-style home
A fine traditional rug is a gorgeous addition to any style of home decor, but it’s at its most splendid when it graces a home that is classically furnished and decorated with antiques or lovely reproductions. Traditional rugs range from antique and new Persians to Turkish kilims to hand-knotted Pakistani to Berbers to Chinese, Navajo, and more. Their fibers include wool, silk, cotton, and fine synthetic, and production techniques run the gamut from handmade to machine-woven. The common denominator of traditional-style rugs are the classic designs and tonal influences that have lasted the test of time. As an important investment for your home, and with so many options available, it’s critical research well before making your purchase.
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