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ASID Illinois North Shore Peer Group Meeting at OIR

Last week, we hosted ASID’s Illinois North Shore Peer Group meeting at our Evanston showroom. Nearly twenty designers and vendors were treated to a delicious lunch, followed up by a tour of our original location. The tour included a demonstration of rug cleaning in the three story plant, a view of our Read More

2019-11-01T10:41:24+00:00November 1, 2019|

Featured in Modern Luxury Fall 2019

Congratulations to interior designer Tom Stringer on the lovely feature in the latest edition of Modern Luxury Interiors.The article “Home Coming” showcases Stringer and his husband’s newly renovated home. After suffering a fire, he and his husband took the opportunity to remodel their Chicago graystone. Having completely renovated just years before, Read More

2019-10-25T10:20:33+00:00October 25, 2019|

Tamarian Carpets Takes Chicago Designers Deep into the World of Rug Making

An Oscar Isberian Blog by Diane Cotton Caplan  Did you know that an 8x10 hand-knotted carpet actually takes a village to create? From the sheep farmers, shearing experts, wool spinners and small-batch dyers to the pattern designers, master weavers, washers, rug finishers, import specialists and customs officers, upwards of 50 Read More

2019-09-24T10:39:22+00:00September 24, 2019|

India 2019

By Sarkis Tatosian My early spring trip to India has become a yearly excursion that always brings inspiration. This March visit included stops in Varanasi, Jaipur and Sitapur.Varanasi, located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is regarded as spiritual capital of India and dates to the 11th century B.C. Read More

2019-03-18T12:11:15+00:00March 18, 2019|