Posts Tagged ‘carpet’

I have a new design mantra. I copied it from FLOR:


Launched in the spring of 2003 and based in Elmhurst, Illinois (just outside Chicago), FLOR is a line of design-inspired carpet tiles for the home that lets you create unique area rugs, runners or wall-to-wall carpet designs quickly and easily. FLOR’S unique design is a system of 19’7″ squares that you can mix or match or…not match. Love this pattern…’Find A Face’.

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I was so excited when I found this photo. Many of the resources that I would like to feature either do not have a web site or the photo is bad. When I found this carpet from Fort Street Studio I held my breath as the site loaded. Would there be a photo? Could I down load it? Is this another dead end?

EUREKA!!!! The photo was perfect.

Fort Street Studio makes carpets based on watercolors…painterly abstractions without the repeating patterns of most rugs or the usual hard-edged lines.

I wanted to feature this carpet because gray is one of the ‘hot’ trend colors in fashion and interiors. I had to chuckle when one of the fashion sites paired it with a beautiful red…perfect for my home town…Columbus, Ohio…and the Ohio State Buckeyes.

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brintonsReverb from Brintons is a collection of cutting edge carpet design for commercial application. There are four “chapters”: Organic, Micro, Urban and Flight. The featured item is from Organic. Follow this link for the inspiration page. You will find pdf files of various color combinations, Japanese stencils and brochures. Brintons is truly the fusion of art & carpet.

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RugStar_Classic.pdfLast weekend, while visiting my sister in New Mexico, I spilled a glass of red wine on the carpet. (What a waste of good red wine). Luckily, the berber carpet appeared to release the wine and after cleaning.

If there is a klutz in the house, like me, this rug from Rug Star is perfect. Follow the Enter the Rug Star link. This will bring a pop-up for the site. Clicking on the Rug Addict Collection link will bring you to a visual feast of color and design.

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