18 and older
Learn how to source a rug for your residential or commercial project starting from measuring the room correctly to determining proper size and placement. Find out what questions to ask when purchasing a custom rug including discerning the quality and more texture of a rug and what materials create the desired look, feel, and durability.
Starting with a brief historical background on the significance of textiles and rugs in varying ancient cultures since the 16th and 17th centuries, participants will learn about trends in manufacturing technology, innovation, aesthetics, and how to select rugs based upon the social, environmental, and economic components of sustainability. Part 1:
- and Materials
- Visit two NYC "to-the-trade" rug gallery and showrooms in Manhattan
- Scaling of rugs and carpets in space
- Concepts discussed will be pattern, texture, color, size, including the visual and sensory impact of designing with rugs.
As an academic institution of higher learning, NYSID cannot put a Purchaser’s name (or contact information) in the Student field if they are not the student taking the course. Before booking this class, please make sure you are the Student attending the course and are using your Student information on both the Purchaser and Student field in the enrollment details. Please note enrollments not having the Student information on both fields will have to be canceled/not accepted.