The Matt Camron Blog
Oriental rugs and Chinese rugs have long captured the imagination of people around the world due to their beauty, workmanship, and longevity. Here are five facts about Chinese rugs and carpet weaving that will increase your admiration even more.
American hooked rugs have a rich history: one of hardship, artistic resilience, and stubborn creativity. Once the product of scarcity and necessity, rug hooking and the resulting handmade rugs have become a piece of iconic American cultural artistry, said to be as American as Jazz music or apple pie.
Modern aesthetic trends are continually changing, and consumers are continually adapting to integrating new ideas, new artistry, and new creative outlets into their own personal expressions. Oftentimes, trends arise as an effect of our evolving ideas about the world and one another, so exploring modern trends and why they are appearing can help us connect understandings of how art and culture intersect.
When you’re considering adding an area rug to your living room, a statement piece to your entryway or dining room, or an eye-catching runner rug to your hallway, it can seem like you’re making the right choice when it comes to modern commercially manufactured carpets. However, their coarse, synthetic fibers and stiff adhesive backing coupled with trendy or lackluster contemporary designs can feel uninspired. If you would like to integrate unique, culture-rich art into your interior design, rehoming a vintage piece may be a perfect solution. Let’s explore six reasons why you should choose a vintage or antique rug over a brand-new one when decorating your home.
Made from the cocoons of the larvae of silkworm moths, silk is perhaps the most sought-after and beloved natural fiber in existence. For anyone looking to add a high-quality carpet to their home, silk Persian rugs are beautiful, elegant, and complex works of art that are both unique and functional. Here is what you need to know before buying a silk Persian rug.
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