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Trends We Love: Tumbling Block Patterns

Saturday, October 18, 2014

"The classic trompe l'oeil cube motif—most commonly associated with flooring, playing cards, throws, pillows, and wallpaper—nearly every type of home decor accent has been done in this geometric pattern." Check out these new geometric arrivals at Diseno: Pedal-loomed wool carpets imported from Guatemala - Carefully handmade with an unbelievable blend of wool and cotton incorporating traditional weaving techniques with modern design. We help support a better tomorrow for Guatemala by employing over 500 artisans in equal opportunity employment and creating trade opportunities. Rombos or [...] more

How To: Care for your Hide

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Each and every cowhide is unique and varies in dynamic ways. The characteristics of hides include the color, size, shape, rigidness, length of hair, coat shine, hair texture, patterns, and the dye or finish. The combination of these factors contribute to the personality of the individual hide, thus aiding in the transforming of an ordinary space into something you can call home. Hides can subtly blend into the natural setting of a rustic home, stand out in a contemporary space, or bring some texture in from the outdoors, adding in elements of warmth and style. For serious [...] more

Product of the Week: Our Hand Loomed Wool Carpets from Guatemala

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

On our recent trip to Antigua, Guatemala , we attended the New World Crafts Fair , an annual event showcasing home decor products with a focus on incorporating traditional techniques with modern design. To us, the hit of the show were these strikingly beautiful wool carpets that we couldn't resist, incorporating aspiring color, amazing warmth, delicate texture, and striking style. Crafted by artisans using a traditional pedal loom, these carpets are a great combination of wool and cotton that create Mayan and Hispanic inspired shapes and designs. These local weavers are committed to honoring the [...] more
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