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Quick Take on NY NOW – Flat Woven equals High Design

New rug designers are using flat woven rugs as the medium of choice.  Previously,a hand tuffted rug was the medium of choice for entry...

Modern Abstracts in Rug design

Known as a movement in the arts that aims to break with classical and traditional forms, modernism has always been a big part of...

The Processes of How to Design & Create a Rug

Part 1. In this three-part series, Rug News and Design Magazine has paired with Textile Girl’s Creative Director Ashley Alford to explain exactly how...

ROMANCE OF INDIAN HAND WOVEN RUGS

Forty-three years ago, my recently acquired husband, Leslie Stroh the improbable and impressionable new President of Fritz & LaRue, returned from his first trip...

Size Matters: What Size Rug Should I Buy?

The size of the rug in the room makes a big difference to how the room looks. But visualizing that difference when standing in the store is difficult, even for experts.

Visual News: These Stunning Fake Moss Rugs Will Make You Think You’re in a...

From Visual News: Jake Kilroy on February 15, 2016 | Follow @FakeBookCovers Rugs are a key component of any interior decorator’s plan of attack. They tie...

The Fifth Wall Of Your Room

I like to think of an area rug as the “fifth wall” in a room because it can be a focal point just like...

The Eye of the Beholder by Wesley Mancini

Every aspect of the human experience is touched one way or another by textiles, on a minute to minute basis. How does one textile relate to another? How is it that products made all over the globe find their way into your home color coordinated? Trends are ubiquitous, and ever-changing. The relationship between products in the home evolve in an unspoken language and yet there are no specific rules when it comes to Interior Design. There is also no connection between a designer of textiles in New Delhi, for example, and one in Charlotte...

Conducting a Rug Interview with a 4 year old

Conducting a rug interview with a 4 year old... this is his rug selection at Page Albright Orientals in Birmingham, AL — a store...

Social Fabric Auction

andDesign Editor Sarah Stroh posted this to Facebook: Obeetee is running an amazing rug auction. The money raised goes to a charity you choose....

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