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Monday, 29 August 2016 14:04

Designer Trends: Scandinavian Chic

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All who cherish the power which lies in simplicity are definitely familiar with Scandinavian design. There are three clear rules of the style – it should be functional, beautiful and available to everyone. So plain, so brilliant.

This modernist movement emerged in the Northern Europe in 1930 at the Stockholm Exhibition as a shift away from realism and romanticism that had been a la mode. Scandinavian designers set out in search of the perfect combination between the traditional craftsmanship and practicality, as well as affordability while maintaining the decorum and grace. In the mid-20th century they have achieved their goal. The style, close to what it looks like today, was launched.


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Mahjong Flame Retardant Fabrics

New From Osborne & Little

Flame retardant fabrics for both classic and contemporary interiors. Designs for curtains, cushions, bedcovers and upholstery are presented in crisp color combinations in a single collection to provide ideal decorating schemes for contract and hospitality use.

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The washability and durability of the fabrics means they are also highly suitable for domestic interiors.

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Galleria Carpets & Rugs has been busy this summer installing beautiful custom and antique rugs int he DC metro area. This antique cotton dhurrie in classic blue and white was just installed in Bethesda, Maryland.

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Beacon Hill

Sneak Peek!

New Beacon Hill linen embroideries are arriving in September at the Robert Allen showroom.

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