Category: Designers’ Notebook

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

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments
Keith E. Miller, ASID, Miller Interior Design, Seattle WA, March 2014

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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Jamie Snavley, Allied ASID, InterDesign Studio San Francisco, CA, January 2014

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jamie Snavley, Allied ASID, InterDesign Studio San Francisco, CA, January 2014

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? I can be found searching for the right rug or piece of furniture for my client very often at the San Francisco Design Center.  It’s conveniently located in the SOMA district of San Francisco. What feature in the rugs is most important to you? In today’s market, […]

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Laura Lee Capilla, Allied ASID Laura Lee Interiors, LLC, Pleasanton, CA, January 2014

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Laura Lee Capilla, Allied ASID Laura Lee Interiors, LLC, Pleasanton, CA, January 2014

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? My firm often goes to San Francisco Design center. We also use a wholesale rep in Walnut Creek that specializes in custom rugs and upper end wall-to-wall carpet. What feature in the rugs is most important to you? One of the most important considerations for a rug is the color. It can […]

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Lisa Michael, Allied ASID, Lisa Michael Interiors, LLC, Delray Beach, FL, December 2013

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Lisa Michael, Allied ASID, Lisa Michael Interiors, LLC, Delray Beach, FL, December 2013

What markets or design centers do you attend? Designer’s Buying Group (DBG) which is located in Jupiter, FL., as well as the DCOTA (Design Center of the Americas) located in Dania Beach. I am planning a trip to High Point in April; it will be my first time!!  As an eclectic designer, I like to […]

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Beverly Vosko, RID, Allied ASID, LEED Green Associate Beverly Vosko Design, Houston, TX, December 2013

| December 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Beverly Vosko, RID, Allied ASID, LEED Green Associate Beverly Vosko Design, Houston, TX, December 2013

What markets or design centers do you attend? I go to Houston, Dallas, New York, DCOTA, and many others.  It is always best to see the rug in the setting it is going to be going into, if possible, as their colors change with the lighting in the room. You need to consider the fact […]

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Darla Bankston May, ASID, RID Bankston May Associates, Inc., Houston, TX, November 2013

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Darla Bankston May, ASID, RID Bankston May Associates, Inc., Houston, TX, November 2013

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly? I source at the Decorative Center of Houston and the Houston Design Center. Both are convenient and are excellent resources.  I also visit  the World Trade Center in Dallas and the D&D Building in New York City on a regular basis. Do you use the computer […]

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David L. Merryman, ASID David L. Merryman Interior Design, Houston, TX, November 2013

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
David L. Merryman, ASID David L. Merryman Interior Design, Houston, TX, November 2013

What markets or design centers do you attend  regularly? I am lucky to live in Houston.  We have two great design centers locally: the Decorative Center of Houston and the Houston Design Center, where I have had an office for fifteen years. Do you use the computer for any aspect of learning about or buying […]

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Annette Phillips, ASID, Inspired Design LLC, Vienna, VA, October 2013

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Annette Phillips, ASID, Inspired Design LLC, Vienna, VA, October 2013

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly?     I enjoy the High Point Market and attend at least once a year. There is such a range of products and ideas at all different price points. I always leave energized with fresh perspectives. I also frequent the Washington Design Center regularly.  It is a very friendly community, […]

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Annie Elliott, Associate, ASID, bossy color/Annie Elliott Interior Design, Washington, DC, October 2013

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments
Annie Elliott, Associate, ASID, bossy color/Annie Elliott Interior Design, Washington, DC, October 2013

What markets or design centers do you attend regularly or a favorite  source for buying your rugs? The Washington Design Center is our go-to resource for lots of things, but especially rugs. We always start at J. Asher and Stark Carpet.  The sales representatives are knowledgeable and enormously helpful, and both showrooms offer antique rugs, […]

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Jack G. Ruthazer, FASID, Greenbaum Interiors, Fair Lawn, NJ, September 2013

| September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments
Jack G. Ruthazer, FASID, Greenbaum Interiors, Fair Lawn, NJ, September 2013

“I am primarily a traditional designer and always get the Persian rugs first and then develop the colors in the room from that.”

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