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Speed Networking with ASID Illinois

On Thursday May 24th, we had the pleasure of hosting ASID Illinois‘ Speed Networking Event at our River North Showroom, and the evening was quite the success. Over 30 designers from the Chicagoland area attended and commingled over light bites and beverages. It was a great opportunity for members of the design community to learn about other people in the industry.  All in all, it was a very successful… More...
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Chicago Designers Treated to World-Acclaimed Artist Jürgen Dahlmanns

An Oscar Isberian Blog by Diane Cotton Caplan   On Thursday, May 10, the Oscar Isberian Rugs family feted one of the world’s most acclaimed and celebrated rug artists, Jürgen Dahlmanns of Rug Star, Berlin. More than 150 invited designers and architects gathered at the historic private residence of Isberian co-owner Oscar Tatosian, where they were treated to an elegant cocktail reception, dinner and meet and greet. Quite literally,… More...
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Oscar Isberian Rugs on Stage

We recently loaned rugs to two local theaters for their plays: Looking Glass Theatre‘s production of ‘Plantation‘, directed by David Schwimmer, and Northwestern University‘s production of ‘Company‘, directed by William Brown. This is something we look forward to doing every year to continue our tradition of supporting the arts. Thank you to Justin Barbin Photography for the photos from ‘Company’.   plantation-play-david-schwimmer http://www.isberian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/plantation-play-david-schwimmer.jpg justin-barbin-photography-2… More...
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Four Days in India

An Oscar Isberian Blog by Sarkis Tatosian While the rich and ancient history of Indian carpet weaving can be traced back as early as the 1500s AD, I can tell you that today, more than 500 years later, the art form is thriving. I traveled with our Kinzie store manager, Sevak Alaverdyan, to the CEPC Carpet Show in New Delhi, March 8-11. (The non-profit Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) was… More...
Brooks Ralston joins Oscar Isberian Rugs

Brooks Ralston Joins the Oscar Isberian Team

We’re proud to announce that Brooks Ralston has joined the Oscar Isberian team in the full-time role of Business Development Manager. Brooks has a proven and varied history in the luxury rug industry, with roles at industry-leading companies including Holly Hunt, Lapchi and Hokanson Carpets. Along with his extensive sales experience, Brooks has been involved in everything from product development, sales training and showroom optimization to inventory management and vendor… More...