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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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How to Choose a Contemporary Rug for Your Modern-Style Living Room

11-16-2016, by: The Rug Warehouse, (2) Post comment, Read comments
How to Choose a Contemporary Rug for Your Modern-Style Living Room
The mid-century modern design movement is an architectural, interiors, product, and graphic design movement that spanned several decades, starting in the early 1930s and continuing through the early 1960s. Mid-century modern designed influenced both residential homes and urban development, including home furnishings, accessories, and appliances. It is a style that scholars and museums hail as an important design movement globally.
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A Guide to the Top Styles of Fine Rugs

10-30-2016, by: The Rug Warehouse, (0) Post comment, Read comments
A Guide to the Top Styles of Fine Rugs
A fine rug is the finishing touch to beautify your home. When you have taken the time to choose an exquisite rug, its beauty will serve to accentuate and reflect the elegance of its surroundings. It is as much an investment piece as it is an item of decoration. Because only the most luxurious fibers, such as wool and silk, are used in its creation, it will wear beautifully, easily standing the test of time. Working with a knowledgeable rug expert is the key to ensuring that you are getting a gorgeous showpiece that will blend perfectly with your lifestyle and home decor.
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The History of Antique Rugs

10-05-2016, by: The Rug Warehouse, (2) Post comment, Read comments

Hand-woven and hand-knotted by expert artisans of centuries past, antique rugs combine luxurious natural fibers and a wide range of hues with evocative motifs that speak to the geographical surroundings, and societal and individual aspirations of their creators. And when adorning your home, these accessible, decorative artifacts confer their rich history and beauty to every room they grace.

An authentic antique Oriental rug is a handmade carpet that is either knotted with pile or woven without pile. These rugs originate in what is known as the “Rug Belt” which encompasses a broad geographical region, extending from China in the east, to Turkey and Iran in the west, to the Caucasus in the north, and India in the south.

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