The word "fresh" is hard to describe, but we know it when we see it.
Take the shot of the entrance to Addison/Dicus and Bailey here. We just painted the building. It looks fresh.
Wood flooring manufacturers are responding to the growing demand for patterned floors. There are now plenty of offerings of parquet and other styles like herringbone.
The New York Rug Show is a premier, forward-looking gathering and I generally go every year.
Every design project has a budget and every one has a space to enhance.
Some spaces are allotted more money. Some have to get by.
Here was the problem. The designer and her client picked out a sisal/wool carpet. The mill delivered it on a 13' 2" roll.
Several years ago Beni Ourain rugs were quite popular in the U.S. These were made by nomadic tribes in the Atlas Mountains spanning Morocco and Algeria.
We get a lot of questions about the best way to place a rug.
Here are some suggestions with a few principles that you might find helpful.