Sample: light brown hardwood flooring in two styles.
Design Outlook: Continued Warming

We don't do interior design forecasting or trend picking. We spend our time taking care of the current needs of our interior design customer base.

Dealing with popups (sprouting) on hand-knotted rugs.
Breaking In Your New Hand-knotted Rug

Hand-knotted rugs have characteristics that make them seem to be alive. All cause problems. All are easily fixed.

Modern gray rug with modern furniture.
Rug First

Addison/Dicus & Bailey founder, Gary Dicus, gave a great discourse on picking hand-knotted area rugs.

Cell phone picture in natural light.
Better Interior Shots with Your Cell Phone

How many times do you as a designer pull out your cell phone and snap a picture?

Maybe you just finished a room and you need for the shot to show your work in the best possible light.

Anatolian runner in blue with warm accents
New Anatolians

A new shipment of Anatolian rugs is here!

Anatolians are simply rugs from Turkey. The word comes from Greek and means, "the East." 

Hand-knotted rug with hints of browns and greens
Warming Up

Interiors tend to get freshened every 10-15 years.

Packed container ship underway
Why Are My Rug and Other Deliveries So Slow?

Most modern interior furnishings spends their early days in a giant box called a shipping container.

Shipping professionals call it a Box.

Shot of Bob Ford Sr. at Addison/Dicus & Bailey office
Bob Ford

Bob Ford Sr. an absolute master of carpet installation, passed away on August 6. He was 83.

Seating area with neutral rug and red furniture.
How Designers Buy Rugs We feel fortunate and grateful that our business continues to thrive in this high tech age. We think that it's because we provide a special service tailored to the interior design community that they can't get from other rug merchants.