Category: Designers’ Notebook

Toni Knudson, Knudson Interiors, Las Vegas, NV, July 2014

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?  If time allows we prefer to custom design and order rugs for our projects. Our preferred vendors are Indich Collection in Hawaii and Endless Knot in California. Both companies fabricate high quality rugs, have great in-house designs and assist us in custom design and fabrication. […]

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Loren Audrey Taylor, Allied ASID, Anna Abrams Design, Atlanta, GA, July 2014

| July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?     In Atlanta, Moattar Ltd., Keivan Woven Arts, and Angora Rug Couture are all great go-to sources. Also, Paterson, Flynn, Martin at ADAC with Jeanna George is a fantastic resource. In addition Designer Carpets at ADAC is loaded with great product. In fact, through Stanton Carpet and […]

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Jason Bailey, ASID, Jason Todd Bailey LLC, Atlanta, GA, June 2014

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? I go hunting for pieces all over Atlanta, my home state of Arkansas when I am visiting, and also online. Stark Carpets and Moattar Ltd. at ADAC are always a great source for rugs. I also like to branch out and visit local furniture showrooms and flea […]

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Linda Castle, ASID, Decorated Designs, Kennesaw, GA, June 2014

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?  I have several sources for my rug purchases, because there are several different types of buyers, budgets, as well as styles to suit the décor. In a more formal room the selection might be more expensive or traditional, and less formal room may be a transitional […]

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Marcia Bryan, CID, ASID, Bryan Design Group, San Diego, CA, May 2014

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What markets do you attend regularly? I go to Las Vegas Winter Market,  BD West, San Diego, West Week, and Neo Con West. Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs? I like Surya, Jaipur and Kravet. What feature in a rug is most important to you? A good quality carpet with a […]

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James P. Walters, Allied ASID, J.P. Walters Design Assoc, San Diego, CA, May 2014

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? I go to Laguna Niguel, San Diego and make internet searches. Do you have a favorite source for your rugs? I like Tufenkian, Kravet, Fabrica, Delos and the Rug Company. Kravat and Fabrica both provide options for designing your own rug. What features in a rug […]

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Lisa Wolfe, Allied ASID, Lisa Wolfe Design, Ltd., Lake Forest, IL, April 2014

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? I typically hit the Merchandise Mart in downtown Chicago, as it really does offer everything as the design hub of the Midwest. I just recently starting going to Arlington Design Center. It has some of the same showrooms as the Mart, just on a smaller scale […]

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William F Parker, ASID, Deutsch/Parker Design, Ltd., Chicago, IL & Tucson, AZ, April 2014

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

What markets or design centers do  you attend regularly? I live and practice interior design in both Chicago, IL and Tucson, AZ which means that I use very different sources for area rugs. In the West, I use Native American and Mexican handmade rugs. The two companies in Tucson that I use are: Morning Star Traders […]

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Nia J. Collins, ASID, Capps II Collins Group Design, Bonney Lake, WA, March 2014

| March 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs? Yes, a wonderful third generation family-owned local business in Seattle is Pande Cameron of Seattle. The people at Pande Cameron of Seattle really know their products, work directly with the manufacturers and weavers, as well as working with designers to create beautiful high quality bespoke […]

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Keith E. Miller, ASID, Miller Interior Design, Seattle WA, March 2014

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

This is an expanded version of an article that appeared in print in the March 2014 issue of Rug News andDesign Magazine. Do you have a favorite source for buying your rugs?  Why? For a bit of background, my first exposure to the vast possibilities in floor covering of this nature came from a field […]

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