Known widely due to its extremely efficient banking net, Zurich is a capital city of Switzerland and one of the major European economic centers. Thanks to low tax rates, the city attracted a wide range of foreign companies such as banks and other financial institutions. However, few people are aware of the fact that life Zurich is not only about money and ways of making it – surrounded by picturesque mountainous landscape, it is one of the most beautiful cities to live in, and Doris Leslie Blau is proud to make the homes in Zurich even more attractive with our wonderful antique rugs, vintage carpets and contemporary rugs.
Ever since our inception in 1965, DLB’s mission is to deliver best quality antique carpets and vintage rugs wherever they are needed. Located in New York City, our gallery is home to some of the most spectacular rugs of every origin imaginable, including Oriental, European and Persian carpets. Seeing our antique rugs in the rooms of awarded designers is an everyday occurrence, as many of our clients are among Architectural Digest’s “Top 100 Designers” . We take a great pride in our craft, always doing our best to set the standards of an outstanding service. In the past decade, Doris Leslie Blau has also established itself as a leading source of fine new and custom rugs based on patterns by many well-known contemporary designers, including Alberto Pinto, Jed Johnson Associates, Mariette Himes Gomez, Amy Lau, Miles Redd, and fashion designers such as Nanette Lepore and Tommy Hilfiger. Ask the world’s top designers or architects to name their preeminent source of luxurious antique and bespoke rugs and they’re likely to point to Doris Leslie Blau!
In order to deliver you best antique and vintage carpets, we offer fast and inexpensive (sometimes even free!) shipping all over the world, straight from our New York City based gallery, permeated with the magic of antique, vintage and modern rugs. As always, we care about your satisfaction the most, so do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about our fabulous rug collection and shipping process. Doris Leslie Blau’s webpage offers you the ultimate shopping experience, allowing to filter through every carpet in our possession using categories such as size, color, origins and age. Moreover, if you desire something original, we also offer a possibility of ordering a custom rug, made just for your liking!
Zurich’s history is estimated to be well over 2000 years old, as it was founded by the Romans around 15 BC. Although it had a great role in the European history, as one of the primary centers of the Protestant religion on the continent, Zurich’s role expanded dramatically with the developments of famous Swiss banks. Thanks to its wealth, the city was able to establish impressive cultural scene, from museums to prestigious art galleries and theatres. Zurich Film Festival is one of the best-known annual events held in Switzerland, were some of the best filmmakers in Europe gather together. As a birthplace of significant art movements such as the Cabaret Voltaire, the Dada movement and the Constructive Art movement, Zurich has a quite active artistic scene and one of the best designers in the region.
Doris Leslie Blau Gallery’s owner, Nader Bolour, is widely known as a talented designer and ingenious businessman. His family established the Bolour&Sons enterprise in the 1920’s in Iran and quickly gained recognition as one of the most distinguished rug dealers worldwide. The Bolours created Y&B Bolour in 1978, after moving their business to London, where Nader Bolour had his first meeting with Doris Leslie Blau, a great connoisseur of antique Oriental rugs. Few years later, when the two of them met again, they formed a partnership. Nader purchased Doris Leslie Blau Gallery in 1997.
Gallery’s great success on the antique and vintage rug market is due to its owner business sense, original thinking and, most importantly, immeasurable experience. With his finger constantly on the pulse of an ever-changing market and an unprecedented eye skilled in finding rare specimens, he instituted a new quality of the carpet dealership.
Apart from being an exquisite dealer of rugs, Nader Bolour is a designer himself, which can be easily seen in gallery’s broad range of custom carpets, made from best materials available for its demanding clientele. His designs are classical, yet contain hints of modernism. They combine the glory of the Orient with the freshness of contemporary influences. Nader Bolour’s love for rugs is reflected in the approach of his employees. Who would better understand the never-fading elegance of antique carpets if not the people who love them so dearly? Whether you seek a rug from Nader or you desire his original design, you can rest assured that he is prepared to deliver a bit of soul to your home.
Because of law restrictions, Zurich’s cityscape is devoid of skyscrapers, which would otherwise block lovely view so beloved by its citizens. Its architecture is extremely diverse, ranging from industrial to ultramodern. Since Zurich’s citizen’s are very particular about their households, Doris Leslie Blau works closely with local interior designers and artists in order to deliver our clients only the best products. Doris Leslie Blau’s grand collection of antique, vintage and contemporary carpets boasts unfaltering popularity amongst connoisseurs and rug aficionados alike. Some prominent companies also decide to purchase our exquisite carpets in order to make their offices more elegant and professional looking.
At Doris Leslie Blau our main goal is to satisfy our buyers. In order to do so, we concentrate on being flexible enough to work with every kind of interior, from luxurious mansions to minimalistic offices. If you ever find yourself in a need for a good quality rug, be sure to visit our updated website and allow yourself to indulge in most luxurious shopping experience Doris Leslie Blau has to offer. In case of any questions or doubts arising, do not hesitate to contact our skilled staff, who are more than happy to offer their help.