Finding the Right Rug For A Mod Dining Room

Today we focused our attention on Mid-Century and modern furniture and rugs on our Instagram feed. It started after viewing My Modern Met’s post “20 Magnificent Mid-Century Modern Interiors“. There was an interesting stat from a marketing community about the vintage trend and it’s popularity. “Out of the 2423 influencers, 214 talk almost exclusively about Vintage.…

What are the major types of rugs?

Hand-knotted rugs are the most unique, and since they require more effort and time to create, cost more. The benefit of these rugs is that no two would ever be exactly alike. You’re getting a piece of art. “These types of rugs are produced on big looms, quite similar to other fabrics, which are woven.…

Why do hand-knotted (oriental) rugs cost so much?

The short answer is: Quality. An oriental rug is more akin to a work of art than a commodity, and making a hand-knotted rug is an extremely labor-intensive process. (All hand-knotted carpets may be generically referred to as “oriental” rugs, regardless of design. (Oriental means east and Occidental means west.) Once a rug’s design and…