Architecture and Design Blogs By Nazmiyal

Historic Photographs of Nineteenth Century India at the Met Museum, 19th Century Indian Rugs at Nazmiyal

Trichinopoly: Musjid of Nutter Owleah, From the Head of the Lane Leading to It, by Linnaeus Tripe | Nazmiyal Design Blog

View Photographs from Nineteenth Century India and Browse Indian Rugs From the Same Period Nineteenth-Century Indian Photography and Indian Rugs – On view currently at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is an exhibition of photographs by Captain Linnaeus Tripe (1822-1902) of India during the mid 19th Century. This is the first major Read More…

Bouroullec Brothers Unveil New Exhibition in Paris

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Bouroullec Brother’s New Paris Exhibition: Here at Nazmiyal andtique oriental rugs, we are erstwhile admirers of good design. The Bouroullec brothers, Ronan and Erwan, are highly regarded industrial designers with a new exhibition on display at the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. An exhibition that highlights the Bououllecs’ penchant for modernism as well as Read More…

Inside Jean Royère’s Mid-Century Modern Design

Illustration of a living room by Jean Royère Photo: Architectural Digest

Jean Royère Mid-Century Design Jean Royère’s interior designs have an iconic history that matches the biography of the man. From humble beginnings as an banker, Royère earned craftsmanship credit before creating his own definitive style – one that became a favorite of the kings of the Middle East. From the Shah of Iran to Egyptian King Read More…

Yaacov Agam: Abstract Art on Rugs

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The Beauty of Abstract Art in Rugs by Yaacov Agam Beautiful Rugs and abstract art By Yaacov Agam – Bright colors and optical illusions don’t sound like ideal elements of rug design. But when Yaacov Agam does it, the result is an abstract a masterpiece. The Israeli-born artist has a unmatched talent for transforming colors Read More…

Rough Luxe Defines Design Trends

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It looks old, beat up and secondhand. But, that’s exactly how it’s supposed to look. Called Rough Luxe, this aesthetic is a new design trend that combines storytelling and raw elements to redefine the value of luxury. “In this economy, people are buying less. But, they’re buying things that have more meaning,” says Sean Brennan, Read More…