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Liveable Design - Interior Designer Twitter Chat

Yesterday's (Tues. April 3) Interior Designer Chat featured Kerrie Kelly of Kerrie Kelly Design Lab and the author of  Home Décor: A Sunset Design Guide, published by Oxmoor House and the newly released My Interior Design Kit, with Pearson Professional and Career Education.It was a great discussion that generated over 1300 tweets on the topic, Liveable Design.

Below is a shortened version displaying questions and answers and some of the more populart Tweets (based on number of Retweets). The entire transcript is available here.

Certainly we all owe Barbara Segal a huge THANK YOU for starting Interior Designer Chat and keeping it together.

Social Media and Interior Design - Twitter Chat

Last night's Interior Design Chat on Twitter was, as usual, a boisterous melee of tweets.

Who Are Millennials and What Do They Want
10 Tips to Spur Creativity

In the New York Times, Jonah Leher posted an article as a preview of his upcoming book exploring the  the mysteries of creativity. He lists the below 10 suggestions to get the muse back on your side.

Room with mantel by Kelly Kole Southern Style Interior Design

There is definitely a Southern Style in interior design.

We here at Addison Dicus were discussing it last week and I decided to do a little research.

Winning Rug Designs

In an all-industry gala during the January 2012 International Rug Market in Atlanta, America's Magnificent Carpet Awards were presented to winners.

From Rugnews here  is a porfolio of the judges' favorites.

Setting with Nourison Rug The Foundation of a Room

Certainly, we have all heard and heard again why a rug can and often should be the foundation for the design of a room. We never tire of this ancient design principle and are happy to repeat it.

Natural ingredients that come from flowers for dying rugs. How to Make a Rug

The endlessly detailed and time consuming process of making rugs in not much different now than 5,000 years ago.

Common Sense Rug Care

According to Mike Bailey at Addison Dicus, you have three chores to assure that you rug becomes an heirloom.
1. Vacuum sensibly.
2. Deal with stains immediately.
3. Have your rug professionally cleaned when you visually determine it needs it.

Rug installed on stairway. Runner Round the Corner

Some jobs require the impossible, like making a flat rug turn a corner. 

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