To soften the space, designers added a neutral rug. It is 100% woven wool so that it is soft enough for crawling knees, yet durable enough to stand up to growing twin girls and sturdy enough to be cleaned.
Keeping personal connection in the design, the homeowner wanted to incorporate the dining table and chairs she had inherited from her grandmother. The chairs were recovered in a warm, visually-textured fabric selected to harmonize with the open-plan living-dining area. The set is supported with a custom-sized wool rug below and a “sculptural luminary” above.
A curved sofa matches the curves of the wool rug and Italian metal ball floor lamps that frame this family room. A coffered ceiling inset features a skylight, giving this room plenty of natural lighting.
A feast for the senses, this sophisticated contemporary bedroom combines an imaginative mix of textures including lucite nightstands, a mother-of-pearl chandelier and a plush wool rug. Gentle whites, grays and beiges are a serene palette.
In order to keep stretching and yoga routines comfortable, the flooring is outfitted with an extra-cushy lightweight wool rug in a cool, calming shade of blue. For extra comfort, yoga mats are layered on top of the rug.
A Pakistani hand-knotted red and ivory bokhara wool rug commands attention and tells a story of custom craftsmanship. These tribal bokhara rugs are made by nomads in Pakistan who spend years weaving each intricate detail into this piece of art.
Oversized candles on a contrasting table, Eastern influenced pendant lighting, striking wood floors, a spiral staircase and decorative wool rug create an exciting entry point to this home demonstrating how the foyer – a most often forgotten home component – can create a great first impression.
Polished yet fun, the guest bedroom displays a classic nautical theme with a modern twist. Blue and orange hues, as well as geometric shapes, are repeated in the wool rug and bedding, while vaulted bead board ceilings and floor-to-ceiling drapery expand the space for an open and airy feel.
To make this guest bedroom feel a little more like home, designers added a sitting room to the space. This space features a custom sofa with scalloped nailhead detail and a custom ottoman, both by Coddington Design, a cream leather, vintage Henredon can chair, wallpaper by Osborne and Little and a wool rug.
The play between wood and steel is a design motif repeated throughout the interior of HGTV Dream Home 2014, as seen in the living room. A soft, shaggy wool rug with a subtle Moroccan-style pattern anchors the space, defined by a collection of furnishings — both traditional and contemporary in silhouette — that partner to create an eclectic look.
The homeowners love to entertain and wanted an elegant, traditional dining room where they could comfortably host family and friends. This dining room features a chocolate color palette with touches of blue and is filled with high-end pieces, such as a hand-knotted Tibetan silk and wool rug, a reclaimed elm table and a table setting consisting of sterling silver, European crystal and fine china.