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The Decorative Carpet

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The Decorative Carpet by Alix G. Perrachon
Hardcover $50.00
Sep 28, 2010 | ISBN 9781580932998

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“At long last, a book on decorating with handmade rugs that is visually compelling, informative, and practical for both the interior designer and homeowner. From its treasure trove of  celebrity designer interiors and invaluable tips to its basic need-to-know facts on rugs, The Decorative Carpet is a must whether you already own rugs, are contemplating a purchase, or simply love looking at them.”
—Lucille J. Laufer, Executive Director, Oriental Rug Importers Association

“At last a long overdue book on decorative carpets has appeared on the scene. By exhibiting the work of some of today’s most prestigious designers, we are able to see in situ the importance of the rug and its prominence in a room’s setting.”
—Doris Leslie Blau

“What an incredible collection of beautiful carpets . . . I highly recommend it.”
—Vicente Wolf 

“This book is key inspiration for anyone who needs home decorating inspiration, including the homeowner who wants to learn more about how to dive in to the many carpet and rug options available today, at any price point. Finally, as published by The Monacelli Press, this book is a real beauty.”

“Training its spotlight on the indispensable but often intimidating world of furnishings underfoot, this volume features rooms imbued with floor flourish by a who’s who of design superstars . . .  Carpeting connoisseur Doris Leslie Blau lays the groundwork in a fine foreword.”

Table Of Contents

7    Foreword  Doris Leslie Blau
8    Introduction
10    Thomas C. Achille
18    Charles Allem
24    Penny Drue Baird
32    Bruce Bierman
38    Samuel Botero
46    Leonard Braunschweiger
52    Ronald Bricke
58    Clodagh
64    Carl D’Aquino
72    Jamie Drake
80    Mary Douglas Drysdale
86    David Easton
96    William R. Eubanks
104    Charles Faudree
110    Glenn Gissler
116    Darren Henault
122    Jiun Ho
130    Terry Hunziker
138    Thomas Jayne
146    Robert Ledingham
152    Edward Lobrano
158    Suzanne Lovell
164    Robin McGarry
170    Juan Montoya
176    Matthew Patrick Smyth
182    Stedila Design
188    Stephanie Stokes
194    Suzanne Tucker
202    Irwin Weiner
208    Bunny Williams
216    Paul Vincent Wiseman
224    Vicente Wolf

230    Purchasing and Care Essentials
232    Gallery
252    Glossary
253    Further Reading
254    Acknowledgments
255    Photography Credits
256    About the Author

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