Karastan Rugs in Designer Visions Program
Dalton, GA, Dec. 2, 2010 -- Karastan rugs were in the supporting cast of the fourth annual Hearst Magazines Designer Visions program.
Following the theme of “Cinema Style,” interior designers created stylized homes inspired by classic films set in New York City.
Three residences on the 58th floor of the Setai Fifth Avenue Residences were transformed:
House Beautiful—Something’s Gotta Give. Designers Jim and Phoebe Howard imagined the blended life and new home of award-winning playwright Erica (played by Diane Keaton) and her unlikely husband, hip-hop record mogul Harry (Jack Nicholson).
The palette is driven by the apartment’s inescapable views of the Manhattan skyline awash in soft blues and silvery grays. Grounded in this color range, the Howards chose the subtle diamond block pattern of Karastan’s Zanzibar in a neutral driftwood tone to bolster rather than distract from the rest of the décor in the living room.
They also used Fifth Avenue (Ateliere) in the guest bedroom, Gingham Stitch (Mercury Beige) in the master bedroom and Woolcheck (Silver) in the study.
All of these Karastan styles are woven of 100% New Zealand wool.
Town & Country—Six Degrees of Separation. Designer Steven Gambrel depicted the layered and lavish lifestyle of an artsy couple by creating a setting rich in color and pattern.
He selected Karastan’s Mamma Mia made of SmartStrand for the master bedroom, Worsted Stria (Terra Cotta) for the study, and Berwick Tweed (Mare’s Tail) for the living room. Worsted Stria and Berwick Tweed are crafted of 100% New Zealand wool.
Veranda—Wall Street. Designer Richard Hallberg imagined a dramatic study in black and white with winks of color for the lair of Wall Street tycoon Gordon Gekko.
Gekko comes home to the “best of the best” in quality furnishings and Karastan—the textured woven Graciano in the hall and luxurious Mamma Mia.