Approximately four years ago I walked into a small design shop in San Francisco and has been positively bowled over with a pink carpet with silver medallions. It seemed to encompass everything I loved about design, such as a few paradoxes. It was concurrently geometric and natural, lively and elegant, inspired by ancient design and yet completely modern.
Thus began my love affair with the textiles and rugs of Madeline Wienrib. The granddaughter of ABC Carpet & Home creator Max Weinrib, Madeline is famous for layouts inspired by the patterns of India, Morocco and Asia. Until she does a line for Target (a girl can dream) she will stay very, very high on my covet list.
Eclectic Rugs – $875
The chenille Mandala carpet with metallic silver accents. The carpet that started it all.
Yvonne McFadden LLC
The cotton Mandala carpet in Steel. Perhaps it doesn’t take your breath away, but it is definitely marriage material.
Vanessa De Vargas
The cotton Brooke carpet in Chestnut. A modern classic.
Hot Pink Brooke
The Hot Pink Brooke. Similar, but way hotter.
The Brooke carpet in Tibetan wool. Kind of makes you want to get naked and roll around.
The Otto carpet in Grape. Inside this room it is the focal point, but it also lends itself to layering and lots of rich design.
Zoe Feldman Design, Inc..
A runner in wool. This design can no longer be accessible, but it is gorgeous to look at.
Pink Suzi Tibetan Wool Rug
The Pink Suzi. Oh. My. God. I wish you can feel it. It’s like walking on the rear of a very small lamb fed just strawberries and cream.
Pink Sommers Suzani Bags
Did I mention that she makes evening bags? You know, in case you want one to match your amazing Tibetan wool runner.
Madeline Weinrib Empire Coat
Or maybe an ikat empire-waist coat to decide on your pillows, rugs and bedding?
Multi-Plum Ikat Pillow from Madeline Weinrib Atelier
One of many ikat cushions.
Blue Collins Ikat Bedspread
Custom-made bedding. Also available in other colours.
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