When does a carpet transcend the category of interior accessory to become art? This well-illustrated book features 200 carpets found in behind-the scenes tours of amazing homes around the world. In thematic chapters, it covers the main international trends, from Ethnic to Art Deco and from Contemporary to Artsy. These dressed-up living spaces provide inspiration for anyone fascinated by stylish living, creative interior design and the myriad possibilities for home decor. In addition, the author provides helpful information on the provenance of materials, quality of design, composition and workmanship possibilities for home decor. It’s a fascinating glimpse into the homes of people with a good taste. Carpets & Rugs is comprehensive and more relevant than ever.
Karin Van Opstal is an experienced journalist, specialised in interior design, furniture design, architecture, home decoration and outdoor living. Karolien Van Cauwelaert is an experienced journalist/copywriter with a demonstrated history of working in various parts of the publishing industry. She is skilled in writing, editing, media relations, trouble shooting and people management.