Blogs

Nepalese sheep with a red pom
How Rugs Are Made in Nepal Last month we hosted a presentation from rugmaker Tamarian on how rugs are made and how they can be customized in Nepal. I liked it so much that I'm summarizing the manufacturing portion this month in our newsletter. Special thanks to Chris Saliga and Geoff Duckworth for their presentation and making the images available to us!
Colorful custom made rug in elevator lobby
Have Lunch with Us - And Custom Hand Knotted Rugs

Lately we have talked a lot about customization.

Fabricated rug layered with area rug
Fabricated Rug Cheatsheet

Custom fabricated rugs can solve a lot of design problems. Many designers may not be aware of all their options using them. Here are some ways custom rugs may be able to help you.

Mid century modern art design on a hand-knotted rug
Mid Century Modern ART on the Floor

Following World War II, abstract art enjoyed widespread acceptability in New York, which had become the world's premier modern art center.

 

Nirvana collection "Peace and Light"
50-Year Old Loom to Revolutionize Rug Making Up until now, machine-made rugs have poorly measured up to those made by hand.
Fine rug made on a loom
Signs of Big Changes in Fine Rug Making Now for the first time in thousands of years, gradually, very gradually the hand-knotted rug industry is showing signs of change.
20-year-old, heavily trafficked wood floor
How to Make a Wood Floor Last Forever It is said that the wood lives and breathes. This very high traffic floor at Addison/Dicus demonstrates that, especially compared to the polyurethane finished floor.
Fingerprint rug in blue and brown
New for the New Year So this end-of-the-year email is mostly pictures. Simple. These are all new rugs. They are available in standard sizes. Scroll through and enjoy.
Modern rug in red from Varanasi Rug Show
Rug Buying Trip to India Addison/Dicus & Bailey sources rugs from many weavers. And it's our policy to go in person to meet weavers on their turf. Although there are booths by the hundreds and rugs by the thousands at the Varanasi Rug Show, you can find a lot about recent pricing trends and maybe fall in love with some new creations.
Hand-knotted rug with a blue-eyed tiger
Bold Creativity at NY Rug Show The New York Rug Show displayed a burst of creative energy. There were ideas that we have not see before. Fun to see what will sell.