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My Fair Lady Lyric Opera

Oscar Isberian Rugs: A Night at the Lyric Opera

It was “Loverly,” indeed! As the summer winds blew in over Lake Michigan last night, Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the Oscar Isberian Rugs family was thrilled to share an evening of warmth and gratitude, hosting more than 200 interior design guests at the Lyric Opera‘s elegant performance of Lerner and Loewe’s “My Fair Lady.” From the moment the orchestra began, the charming story of Eliza Doolittle, the… More...
Luxe Interiors Magazine

We’re in Luxe Interiors Magazine May/June issue!

The newest installment of Luxe Interiors Chicago Edition features several homes which have our rugs.  “Flash Point” features a dreamy Michigan Country home designed by Michael Abrams who transformed many rooms into welcoming gathering areas for the homeowner’s friends and community. Then in “Casual Elegance”, Steve Kadlec reimagines a Hinsdale home to a traditional, French Provincial-style one with classic accents and an abundance of natural light. Thank you to these… More...
Elephants in India

Eight Days in India

Eight Days in India By Sarkis Tatosian I’ve been to India over and over again, but traveling there for the first time with an entourage that included my twin sisters, Emily Rabjohns and Lucine Nersesian; my son, Marty; and my niece Marguax (Lucine’s daughter) has renewed my respect and adoration for this country, which has meant so much to my family’s business. The focus of the trip was to attend… More...
Oscar Isberian with Brianne Jones

Oscar Isberian Rugs Offers Private Designer Showings 

Award-winning designer Brianne Jones of Brianne Bishop Design recently stopped by our Kinzie St. showroom for a private tour. Based in Chicago, Brianne offers a full menu of services to her clients, including: space planning, finish specifications, furnishing selection, construction documents, product management, color advising and more.     While Brianne knew that Oscar Isberian specialized in high-end handmade rugs, she was surprised at the number of quality affordable designs we offer… More...
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SURFACES 2017

We have just returned from TISE, The International Surface Event in Las Vegas (formerly known as Surfaces). The show features an extensive display of floor coverings, natural and engineered stone and tile products. While it used to be a major hub for carpeting and area rugs, our team noticed that the hard-surface arm at TISE dominated the Jan. 18-20, 2017 event. Still, our carpeting experts, Sally Gordon, Cliff Davis and… More...
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Domotex 2017 Delivers Unrivaled Innovation and Exquisite, Couture Rug Fashions

By Sarkis and Oscar Tatosian We have just returned from a visit to the world’s largest rug fair, Domotex, in Hanover, Germany. The best and most creative weavers in the world put their finest and most innovative handwoven rugs on display, and this year was no disappointment. We were especially thrilled to find exquisite, one-of-a-kind rugs in booth after booth and quickly acquired a selection of the best of them… More...