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Chicago’s Design Industry Opens Doors

Oscar Isberian Rugs was a proud sponsor of last night’s blowout “Another Door Opens,” the much-anticipated, design industry event (Jan. 18, 2017) at Architectural Artifacts, which aims to raise essential funds for Chicago House programs. Last year, the fundraiser welcomed more than 550 people and grossed over $50,000. The stylish crowd at last night’s event, a veritable who’s who of the Chicago design industry, easily could top that. For… More...
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Oscar Isberian Rugs Welcomes Industry Veteran Karen Lawrence

We’re thrilled to announce the appointment of Karen Lawrence to the Oscar Isberian Rugs/ Pedian Carpets sales team.   Karen has extensive experience in the rug and carpeting industries, spending 33 years as a buyer and sales professional at Village Carpets. Known for her impeccable taste and accommodating approach, Karen says, “Buy what you like is always my rule of thumb.”   Originally from New York City, Karen has lived in Illinois… More...
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In Memoriam of Vahan Pedian

It is with sadness that Oscar Isberian Rugs/Pedian Carpets announces the passing of our uncle and 60-year, esteemed flooring veteran, Mr. Vahan Pedian, a partner in Pedian Rug Company of Chicago, who died Dec. 23, 2016 after a long-fought battle with cancer. He was 90 years old. Vahan Pedian was born in Chicago Oct. 10, 1926. He and his father, Vartan, and brothers Haig and Ara, developed the Gold Standard… More...
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Oscar Isberian Rugs Offers Private Designer Showings

Award-winning designer Tina Dann-Fenwick recently stopped by our Highland Park showroom for a private tour of all we have to offer. Based in Lake Forest, Tina, a native of England, founded TDF Interiors in 2007, which specializes in residential projects with a classic, European point of view.   While Tina did expect to see traditional Oriental and decorative area rugs here at Oscar Isberian, she was surprised at our expansive selection… More...
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Exquisite New Art at Gallery A + D

Winter’s chill did not deter guests from strolling through Gallery A + D’s year-end Open House in Highwood, December 8, 2016, where Gallery curators Beth Wiley Boyd and Mary Shae, of Wiley Designs LLC, debuted an exciting selection of fresh works of art for 2017.   Attendees were treated to new paintings by resident artists Voytek and Margaret S. Boyd, along with cool, edgy photographic images by Noah Gelfman. In all,… More...
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Mosaic Rugs Collection Now in Stock

We are excited to share our new collection of Mosaic Rugs. The Mosaic Collection was inspired by the discovery of the Deverill Villa in Luke Irwin’s garden, pulling its classical and weathered look from ancient Roman works of art. Watch the amazing story and creation of these rugs here.… More...