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Tuesday May 6th, 2008

Tuesday April 29th, 2008

Friday March 7th, 2008

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vicki simon

with icff barely two months away i’m starting to slowly get some sneak peeks at products that will be debuting this may at the javits center. one of my favorites so far is this beautiful rug from san francisco designer vicki simon. at icff vicki will be introducing her ‘taxonomy’ collection and a piece called…

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Thursday October 18th, 2007

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plume rug

who doesn’t love a little color on the floor? as much as i love our (admittedly torn-up) wooden floors, i’m always tempted by a beautiful rug. i love this yellow peacock-inspired plume rug from jonathan adler ($895). it looks soft and perfect for a no-sock-wearer like me. click here for more information and to buy.

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Friday October 12th, 2007

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georgia chapman

i’ll take two of these rugs, please. oh heck, i’ll take all three. melbourne designer georgia chapman makes the most beautiful new zealand wool rugs under the label ‘vixen’. i love the deep indigo colored ikat rug on the right but that lacy one at the bottom also has my name on it. one day…

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Thursday September 6th, 2007

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indib

i’m loving these beautiful 100% new zealand wool rugs from indib. these two designs (“branches” and “deck”) use silk and viscose accents and have such lush colors that it’s hard to resist ordering one for our living room. emma at indib told me that these rugs have been tested in homes with children and are…

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Thursday August 30th, 2007

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dash and albert

our friends jon and mindy are putting together a nursery and pointed me in the direction of dash and albert rugs. they’ve got a huge collection of hooked, hand loomed, wool, braided, tufted and indoor/outdoor rugs- some of which might even be good for our dining room. i was drawn to the “rain or shine”…

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the rug company

i’m still on the hunt for a chevron-style rug for the dining room so i’ve been hopping from rug site to rug site. even though they’re out of my price range, i love so many of the rug company‘s designer collection styles- especially those from marni and vivienne westwood. although sometimes i think i like…

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Thursday August 23rd, 2007

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chevron help

i’m desperately trying to find a great white and black chevron rug for our dining room. i’m in love with the madeline weinrib version above but sadly, madeline’s prices are way, way out of my budget. does anyone know of similar styles in a flat weave anywhere? or even something vaguely similar? i’m really starting…

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Thursday August 16th, 2007

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feels like fall

despite the fact that we’re having a second air conditioner installed in our apt today, it’s starting to feel like fall in retail land. i’m loving these rich woven rugs at anthropologie- the whole store feels like autumn now and i’m really looking forward to being able to put on sweaters, open the windows and…

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Friday August 10th, 2007

Tuesday June 19th, 2007

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thomas paul rugs

tp’s rugs just hit velocity and i’m digging a few of them. we’ve been trying to find a rug for the living room and music room (to no avail) so i’ve got rugs on the mind. the collection includes eight patterns and a multitude of colorways from which to choose. prices range from $150-$1464 depending…

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Friday May 18th, 2007

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new: chilewich

i’ve been dying to post this for over a month now but chilewich wasn’t ready to announce their new product until this week. tomorrow, sandy and co. will debut a new line of “woodgrain” tiles, w2w and by the yard fabric. i’m nuts about the collection and would love to find a space to use…

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Thursday April 26th, 2007

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kiki van eijk

just wanted to point out the kiki van eijk post over here. i was totally smitten with her booth at the via tortona in milan and thought you guys might like it, too. lots of yellow (lots) and a really fantastic new scissor pattern. click here for several more pieces and a look at her…

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Wednesday March 7th, 2007

Monday February 5th, 2007

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eames + feathers

when we moved into our apt the previous tenant left behind a pretty ragged looking eames eiffel chair. it’s got a little stamp of authenticity so i couldn’t bear to throw it away but it needs to be reholstered or refinished- does anyone know how much it would cost to reupholster one of these guys?…

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Tuesday January 2nd, 2007

Wednesday December 20th, 2006

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les louisettes

new from les louisettes- wall, glass and floor decals just in time for new year’s decorating (i always de-clutter and redecorate over the holidays). i absolutely love the way the decals look on the floor. available at sprout home in chicago (they aren’t online right now but just give them a ring, tara and her…

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Monday November 6th, 2006

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kiki van eijk

i always do my blog reading on sunday night while ac watches football. last night i caught these stunning rugs by kiki van eijk on the style files. kiki’s carpets were too beautiful to pass up so i thought i’d link to them here as well. click here for more information and the full collection…

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