Color trends gradually appear in our line of sight.
Initially taking notice of dominant colors during fashion week and then seeing what actually ends up in the stores.
The following colors are inspired by fashion colors from fall 2011.
They are also representative of the world of design and architecture.
As always they can also be found in the natural environment.
The year 2010 marked the 85th anniversary of the Exposition Internationale des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes, in Paris, the event that inspired the term “Art Deco.”
Doris Leslie Blau owner, Nader Bolour discusses Swedish rugs in Elle Decor magazine's June 2011 issue.
Throughout time, the powerful and prosperous, the good and the great, merchants and kings alike, have surrounded themselves with the trappings of wealth and success. The sovereign of a conquering army would be presented with the plunder of war and in more recent centuries, the spoils of trade.
There are over fifty Chinese Art Deco rugs in the collection at the Doris Leslie Blau Gallery. Remarkably vibrant and durable, these infrequently studied rugs are representative of one of the most unusual confluences of Eastern and Western styles in the history of rug making.