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Continued from Part 1.

A few other rooms in the Cashiers Designer Showhouse caught my attention and I will be giving you more particulars in the coming days on specific intriguing rooms.

It was interesting to note that most of the designer rooms had transitional carpets on the floor — many hand hooked rugs,  some with unusual texture, and many with a shine or shimmer, possibly from a viscose. Even though this was a mountain home, the rooms were therefore lighter in color (less dark furniture)  and more modern in mood.  According to the inventory sheet, Sullivan Fine Rugs in Atlanta, Mountain Rug Mills in Hendersonville,  Stark Carpet, and Dash & Albert were a few of the suppliers.

Continued in Part 3.

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Dasha Morgan, Editor of Rug News and Design, freelance writer and editor in a number of publications, has a design degree from Chamberlyne Jr. College, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a major in English and European History.