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Architecture Blogs by Nazmiyal

Find out more on recent architectural trends and movements happening all over the world.

Celebrating Chinese New Year and Year Of The Monkey Decor


Celebrating Chinese New Year - Is the Year of the Monkey Your New Design Year? Every year Chinese New Year, which is based around the Chinese Lunar calendar, is celebrated between January 21 to February 20. It is a great … Continue reading

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Moroccan Persian or Scandinavian Rug Choose your preference!

Moroccan, Persian, Scandinavian

What's your preference - Moroccan, Persian or Scandinavian rug? We know that all of these rug styles are strikingly beautiful, but if you could choose one, which one would you choose? Still having issues deciding? It is probably because you … Continue reading

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Introduction to Major Persian Weaving Centers

Photo of the Tabriz Region in Iran, Nazmiyal Collection

History of Major Persian Carpet Weaving Regions Persian and Turkish Weaving Centers -- Iran, formerly known as Persia, has long been known for its exquisitely beautiful and sumptuous handmade carpets. Carpet weaving is so deeply ingrained in the culture and traditions of … Continue reading

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Historic Photographs of 19th C. India at the Met

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 … Continue reading

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Bouroullec Brothers Unveil New Exhibition in Paris

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Yaacov Agam: Abstract Art on Rugs

Yaacov Agam

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 … Continue reading

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Rough Luxe Defines Design Trends

Rough Luxe

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, … Continue reading

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One World Trade Center Becomes Tallest Building in US


Its Official! One World Trade Center is the Tallest Building in USA New York City's One World Trade Center began its assent into the record books as the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere today. The 104-floor building, also known as … Continue reading

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Dining Room Design Makes Thanksgiving More Social

Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Dining Room Design Coming together to give thanks and stuff our stomachs has long been the heart of Thanksgiving. But the backdrop of these family feasts plays an equally important role. The family dining room is designed to set the … Continue reading

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