Tag: Hand knotted
This is one of those days that make me happy and I’m injected with inspirations. It’s one of those times when i see editorial about one of my rug designs, and often I’m surprised by the “find”. I’m all thrilled and excited but when it comes to “interiors” magazine, which i’m a big fan of for a while now, my smile traveled from ear to ear when one of my favorite geometric patterns “sultana” rug from my View From Morocco collection, was featured in the magazine “details” section, Oct/Nov issue.
It’s a beautiful glossy magazine featuring sophisticated interior projects and is updated with the latest happenings in trends. Love to receive it every time. Thank you “interiors” for this beautiful editorial.
To find out more my Moroccan designs and the exquisite and inspiring country behind all this click here.
A few days ago I receive an email from Catherine Baker, founder of FashionistaCafe.com, who asked to write an editorial about me and my rug collections. She had met my husband Vidal at the ICFF and as she stated “…been following your rug collections and really like what you create and produce”.
Not only was I flattered but I loved her French accent too. It was a pleasure talking to her and as quick as she is, I’ve already got a link from her about the new editorial. Check it here
Shown: Fes hand knotted in Nepal
The other day I was looking through all my images searching for inspiring colors and textures for the new rug collection I’m working on, which is at its raw stages as I write this. I have found that many, actually hundreds of the pictures i chose to work from have a monochromatic earth tones subject in it, one way or another. And thinking about it, maybe i’m obsessed with earthy tones without even knowing it.
Whatever it is monochromatic in earth tones doesn’t have to put you or your guests in a coma (i used to think), but it could happen if you don’t know how to work around it. Monochromatic does not have to be cream, beige or gray, it could be any color. Think of it as a rainbow with a twist – a single ray of color shooting out different shades of the same hue. Add to that some texture, which will intensify the tones a little further (some textures reflect light so that’s another color), and you’ve come up with a beautiful formula that can add interest and even drama to an otherwise plain room, or floor.
That being said, a rug is the perfect inspiration to start with when decorating a room if you want to add interest and texture, a beautiful piece of rug can have it all. And you can work around it to decorate the rest of your home. After all, a rug is the first thing you see when you enter a room isn’t it?
Here is my inspirational board, a few collected pieces i’m working with, pulling earth tone colors and textures. It is just gorgeous to look at but even better to work with.
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Yes, it’s that time again and in only a couple of days from now. I’m posting today because I will not be attending the show this year but my husband Vidal will be there, as always, and I counting on him to do an amazing job. He always does. This ICFF 2012 is a much anticipated show for us because of the many great things that are happening at RUG ART as I write this, which include a new collaboration with a Chicago designer/business owner that led up to open a new showroom in Chicago in the coming months (details soon). Yay. A line of textiles which is at works, an expanded line of rugs that will include flat weaves with my custom designs, just talking about it and I am already drooling. A new Profile feature about me in Luxe magazine this coming summer. Oh, I can’t even count. Knock on wood people.
I hope for those of you who will be attending the ICFF please stop by our booth #1138. There you will find my latest hand knotted rug collection that’s enticing and full of personality. I was thrilled to design this collection because it’s a reflection of my point of view and a many inspirational moments from my travels. It’s a celebration. And what better way to celebrate it than to show and share it all at the ICFF.
And when you visit please share your thoughts by commenting here or email me or connect with us here facebook. I would love to hear.
Here is a great image of my newest rug Silhouette that was covered by interiors magazine. I love how the image is centered against a white clean background with the design inspiration description printed at the bottom. Clean, crisp and beautiful. Thank You interiors.