I'm Loving These Rugs

I feel slightly liberated by having no favorite colors. I'm not on the lookout for certain colors. When colors work in a rug, I feel it then and there and like the rug no matter what the colors are.
Here are a few rugs that I'm currently loving.

Great Interiorscape

Johannes Vermeer would have made a great interior designer.

The Procuress Vermeer Builds Design from the Rug

Johannes Vermeer, 1632-1675, is now considered one of the great masters of the Dutch Golden Age of painting.

Aboriginal Multi Maybe Not the Biggest, but Big!

This 35' x 42' hand-knotted rug, based on Wool and Silk's Aborig

Why Oushaks?

Why Oushak?

Tufenkian Tides Autumn Modern Two Collection Tufenkian Top Sellers

Tufenkian is a leader in contemporary rug design along with compelling transitional motifs. 

Great Twitter Chat about Pinterest

On Thursday I lucked into a great Twitter Chat.

Jennifer Mehditash gave an outstanding presentation about Twitter for interior designers.

For Real - What Do Interior Designers Do?

Interior designer Jose Cabrera brought this to our attention.

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.