Architectural Digest January 2017

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of Architectural Digest

If anyone knows rugs, it's Nader Bolour, rug dealer in NYC, the founder of beloved rug source Doris Leslie Blau, world's most recognizable brand for the vintage area rugs. Rugs have become far more of a necessity in any important room decoration. Today, most high-end designers base their design scheme on the rug. Rugs' lasting appeal especially Persian, antique, vintage oriental rugs & oriental carpets is partly due to the mystery of the different weaves and textures present in the rugs and partly (maybe even more importantly) due to the fact that the antique rug imparts soul to a room.