Adding area rugs can change room appearance

Posted: January 1, 2017

By CAROLYN MUSE GRANT INSIDE SPACES “The main dangers in this life are the people who want to change everything … or nothing.” — Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Lady Astor, Viscountess Astor (1879 -1964) was the first female member of parliament to take her seat. Most of us love change, right? Well maybe in our homes. […]

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 […]

Fall 2015 Rug Fashion

Posted: October 10, 2015

Let’s take a peek into the fashion world for 2015 and see what’s trending. These five styles made our list as the fashion-forward rugs for fall 2015. Take a look. 1. Watch us work with Patchwork! 2. The 70’s are making a comeback…just like our Shag rugs. 3. Bringing the fun with Animal Prints! 4. […]

The Rug Style Cheatsheet

Posted: June 6, 2015

It happened. You got online or walked into a store to get ideas for a new rug in your home. You’re being asked what you prefer as a style, and immediately words like Traditional, Contemporary and Transitional are all around you. If you’re unsure what your rug style is, don’t worry. Here’s a bit of […]

How To Choose The Right Rug Style

Posted: May 5, 2015

Maybe you’ve purchased or rented a new home, started spring-cleaning or just decided it’s time for a change. Whatever the reason, you’ve decided it’s time to find a new area rug, but need help on choosing the right one. If you need help deciding on a style, check out our new article on the best […]

Tips on Nursery, Kid’s and Play Room Rugs

Posted: July 7, 2014

Wondering about floor covering in your Kid’s Room is practical. It’s an essential aspect and should be taken with care when making a decision. Here are some tips when you’re facing that choice. Nursery Room You’ve painted, added a crib and rocking chair as well as decoration. Now it’s time to take care of the […]

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 […]

What is the Light and Dark Side of an Oriental Rug?

Posted: October 10, 2012

In order to understand why there is a light and dark side of an Oriental rug, first you need to learn a little about the parts of a hand knotted rug. The warp threads run lengthwise (or north to south, top to bottom) and make up the fringes of a rug. The weft threads run across the width of […]

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, […]