Silver Screen Gray

From the 1920s into the 1950s movies were graced with the perhaps the best black and white cinematographers that the world will ever know. They mastered every mood, every opportunity for highlighting, for low lighting, for balancing light and dark values, for conveying every emotion.

Neutral and Versatile

Designers have recently shown a preference for contemporary rug designs.

Fascinating Neutrals

Contempory rug design is very popular right now. The style offers advantages.
One of them is its ability to serve as a neutral design element while at the same time offering lots of subtle intricacies that make being in the room a delight.

Contemporary Trends

We have just received a large shipment of rugs and want to show them off. Some are old favorites. Some are new to Addison/Dicus.

Design Your Own Custom Hand-knotted Rug

In spite of the availability of tens of thousands of hand-knotted rugs, designers and their clients sometimes require a custom designed rug. The reasons are varied.

Polyurethane or Oil for your Wood Floor?

Polyurethane is a protective coating that covers and seals the wooden floor underneath. It imparts a shiny, gymnasium-like floor. It can and does look great.

Aria Wood Flooring

Although the area of the floor is relative small compared with the walls and the ceiling, it's a room's most important surface.

India, Nepal and the Future of Fine Hand-knotted Rugs

For thousands of years the peoples India and surrounding countries have produced the world's great textiles. They continue to do so today.

Install a Rug in my Photo

Pictures can really make things easier.

Sari Rugs

For about a year I've been fascinated by the sari rug. These are made from silk recovered from old saris.  As you know saris are the beautiful and stunningly colorful gown-wraps worn by women in India. Certainly their appearance almost everywhere you turn there is a major source of the color explosion that India is famous for.