Blues and Neutrals Aren’t Going Anywhere

Posted: December 12, 2015

New Year, new trends. Or is it? In the rug industry, blues and neutrals – especially grays – continue to be the stars, according to several suppliers at the 2015 High Point Market. Buyers can certainly attest to this, as they responded by not only visiting showrooms but leaving enormous amounts of orders. Surya’s President […]

Defining Transitional Style in Rugs

Posted: October 10, 2013

If Contemporary style is the polar opposite of Traditional, then Transitional would be right in the middle. Transitional style rugs are known mostly for their soothing colors and elegant patterns. You will often see understated floral designs, tone on tone graphics and geometric patterns, as well as updated classic motifs. For example scrolls, lattice, damask and paisley can all be translated nicely into transitional […]

How To Minimize Fall Risk For Children and Seniors When Decorating With Rugs

Posted: April 4, 2013

Area and throw rugs of all shapes and sizes can be a simple and effective way to add color and personality to your home, and they can really tie together the décor of a room. But if you live with small children or seniors, or if they frequently visit in your home, rugs can also […]

The Difference Between Hand Made and Machine Made Rugs

Posted: January 1, 2013

How to tell the difference between a hand made and a machine made rug:  To an untrained eye it is difficult to tell the difference between hand made, hand knotted, and machine made rugs. This guide will help you understand the differences and give you the advantage of making an informed buying decision when shopping […]

Area Rug Cleaning and Caring for Oriental Rugs

Posted: August 8, 2012

The best way to maintain your Oriental rugs is to keep them clean.  The making of a high quality Oriental rug can take up to two years from start to finish. However, it doesn’t take long to damage your rug with excessive foot traffic dirt, a spill, pet urine or even moths. Although this may seem […]

Area Rugs for Living Room

Posted: June 6, 2012

Area rugs for your living room can help define your unique style and optimize your home’s attractiveness. Using multiple area rugs for your living room can bring the space together or divide it into separated areas. Do chose a corresponding style and color for your rugs to play well with the design of your living room decor […]

Rugs for Children

Posted: June 6, 2012

Choosing the right rug is important for your interior decor. The corresponding colors and style of your rug will make your rooms look even more beautiful. Choosing the right rugs for all your rooms is equally important. Area rugs differ not only in color, size and shape, but also in style, design and theme.  Mark […]

Rugs in Interior Design and Decorating

Posted: May 5, 2012

When designing the interior of your home, you want every aspect to be perfect.  In order to create the look you desire, you decorate the walls, the windows, choose beautiful light fixtures and furnishings. To bring everything together, don’t forget your floors! Decorating your floors with a beautiful area rug is like putting the icing on […]

What Rug for What Room?

Posted: January 1, 2012

Beside the obvious questions of color and style to be decided by an individual’s personal taste, to determine what type of rug or what size rug is needed for a given location, you should take several factors into consideration. Of course, price will play an important role in that decision. Within your budgetary parameters, however, […]