June 10th, 2014|Interior Design|

DIY Interior Inspiration

  Accessories are a brilliant way to bring colour into a room, without having to take drastic, permanent measures, as we found out in our colour psychology post. Instead of committing to painting or wallpapering, a simple scattering of cushions, artwork and other soft furnishings provide a perfect temporary solution. With summer just around the [...]

January 31st, 2014|Interior Design|

Colour Psychology for Interior Design

For most, the use of colour only becomes significant when deciding that the living room needs a fresh lick of paint, some new upholstery, or for those mavericks amongst us, a complete house overhaul. More often than not, the challenge of finding the right colour to fit with the room becomes a routine of endless [...]

November 6th, 2013|Interior Design|

Bordered Designer Rugs by Dekowe

If you are interested in using a natural flooring product in your home, consider something in the extensive collections offered by DeKowe Rugs. This company has been manufacturing floor fashions made with natural products for over a century, so you can be assured that the model you choose will be well made and it will [...]

August 6th, 2012|Interior Design|

The History of European Rug Designs

European rugs are different from traditional Oriental rugs in that they were not fashioned for everyday use or to sell in a local or foreign marketplace. Most of them were designed by famous designers and custom-made for wealthy customers. Their designs were similar to the painting and architecture that were popular during different historical periods. Fine [...]

July 6th, 2012|Interior Design|

Cotton Chenille and Natural Floor Coverings

Cotton chenille and natural floor coverings make up part of modern rug collections. These materials are a good choice when durability is a desirable trait. Materials like jute, sisal, and denim are wonderful choices when you are looking for a natural look for your room. Cotton chenille rugs are available in several colours and styles [...]

May 14th, 2012|Interior Design, Our Rugs|

Large Rugs for a Large Floor Space

Rather than leave the floors in a large-dimensioned room plain, consider using one of the large rugs available on the market today to add colour and texture to them. Decorating a large room does not have to be an intimidating prospect for homeowners. Having a large space to work with means there are several interesting [...]

February 20th, 2012|Interior Design|

Rug Weaving Techniques

A number of rug weaving techniques are used to make floor coverings. They can be hand-knotted, hand-tufted or hand-woven. Braided rugs are also available, and a felted wool rug known as namdah has an intricate design that is popular with homeowners. Hand-knotted rugs Hand-knotted rugs are made by people all over the world. This type [...]

February 13th, 2012|Interior Design|

Rug Making Techniques Explained

When you are looking for rugs for your home, consider a number of styles before you make your final decision. Manufacturers offer hand-knotted, handmade and machine-made rugs for your consideration. Before you make a choice about a specific style for your indoor space, make sure you consider these types so that you can find the [...]

February 8th, 2012|Interior Design|

Types of Rug Fibres

When you are considering floor coverings, one factor you will be considering is the type of rug fibres used in the manufacturing process. Synthetic fibres, such as nylon, are very popular with modern rug manufacturers, but other materials used for this purpose include jute, silk, and wool. Synthetic rugs Nylon is the synthetic material most [...]

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