Insider's Guide: Designing with Rugs & Carpet

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side

Course Details
$325 6 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - Jul 03, 5:00pm (3 sessions)

Upper East Side, Manhattan
170 E 70th St
Btwn Lexington & 3rd Avenues
New York, New York 10021
CE148L A
Room 402
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Anthony Pellino

What you'll learn in this interior design course:

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: Lecture
  • History
  • Identification
  • Typology
  • Manufacturing
  • and Materials 
Part 2: Field trip
  • Visit two NYC "to-the-trade" rug gallery and showrooms in Manhattan 
Part 3: In-class exercise
  • 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.

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Fees are nontransferable. Registration and technology fees (applied to creditbearing courses) are nonrefundable, and a drop fee applies to dropped credit‐bearing courses resulting in a refund.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
2:00pm - 5:00pm Anthony Pellino 3 $325
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Jun 26 2:00pm - 5:00pm Anthony Pellino
Wed, Jul 03 2:00pm - 5:00pm Anthony Pellino

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New York School of Interior Design prepares its students to lead the profession by providing a deep and broad education to aspiring interior designers and working professionals, drawing upon expert faculty, current tools and technology, and close industry relationships.

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