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  • Apr272017
    Jennifer Post Designs In Zaha Hadid’s Model Residence 2

    Jennifer Post Designs In Zaha Hadid’s Model Residence

    When great women join forces, the effect may be nothing but mind-blowing. This time, Jennifer Post, a renowned interior designer, enters one of the last buildings to bear Hadid’s personal

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Aug222016

    The Chalk Queen: Dana Tanamachi

    ‘I remember feeling a sense of comfort, joy and pride when working with my hands.’ You may have not yet heard about Dana Tanamachi-Williams, and if so – that’s high time

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Aug192016

    IT IS ALL ABOUT BALANCE – PANTONE 2016

     For the first time in history, the color trendsetter Pantone has selected not one, but two colors for the year 2016 – Rose Quartz and Serenity.

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • May032016

    Designing More With Less

    One might say that minimalism is the easiest design style. But it doesn’t only take the use of monochromatic color scheme and few objects is a big open space to design

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Feb292016

    Never Letting Go of Art Nouveau

    There’s a saying that “everything old is new again”, and it’s true. Look at blue jeans styles, tie widths and even bicycle styles. Design is forever growing but also continuously

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Feb252016

    Cube, square and fair

    It’s not only mathematicians that place their interest in geometric figures and patterns but so do architects, fabric- and space designers. Square has always been an important element in our

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Jan282016
    Antique, Vintage, Modern Rugs

    5 ah-mazing building conversions

    As it turns out it’s not only people that can convert and get a new life but so can buildings. Each building, just like each person, has its own story,

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Aug282015
    Antique, Vintage, Modern Rugs

    Spotlight on Swedish Storytellers: Karin Mamma Andersson

      Swedish carpets employ simple geometry and an employment of folk art motifs in elegant arrangements to create sophisticated, playful, and refreshing arrangements. These carpets include simple patterns and vignettes

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Jul132015
    Antique, Vintage, Modern Rugs

    Perfectly Public Places: What we can learn from community-centric design

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • May072015
    Antique, Vintage, Modern Rugs

    Elle Décor Meets Doris

    Elle Décor interviewed our founder and namesake for this month’s issue, and she supplied them with a bevy of rug wisdom and solid textile advice. Doris Leslie Blau sold the

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Apr062015
    Antique, Vintage, Modern Rugs

    Antique Turkish Rugs: Craftsmanship and Heritage of Plentitude

    During the 15th and 16th Centuries, Turkish rugs were so popular in the European market that “Turkey Rug” became shorthand for all oriental rugs, regardless of origin. Today, antique Turkish

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    Doris Leslie Blau
  • Mar192015
    Antique, Vintage, Modern Rugs

    Ecstatic for Eskayel: Q&A with Shanan Campanaro

    The exquisite, other-worldly work of Eskayel has been generating plenty of press lately, most recently the DLB carpet used in John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s new home featured in Architectural Digest is

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    Doris Leslie Blau
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