Canvas Rugs Alfombras for Interior Design Costa Rica
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  • March7th

    Customize For a Natural Fiber Rug

    Natural Fiber Rug on Canvas

    A new client, an interior designer, informed me that she was looking for a natural fiber rug that, “…is not a natural fiber rug.”  Upon arrival to the studio she confessed, “I don’t know how this works, [creating a custom canvas rug] so I’ll just have to bumble along.”  For most interior professionals in Costa Rica, canvas rugs are a completely new and novel product; I assured the designer she was in good hands and that the process, as well as the end result, would prove to be a positive experience.

    Every design, idea or vision for a custom canvas rug is a new experience, which is why I enjoy this work so much!

    Because tropical homes are designed, usually, with an openness to incorporate Mother Nature’s setting (rain forest, beach, and mountain) there is an Read More | Comments

  • December21st

    Zebra Rugs

    Zebra Rugs on Canvas: A Soft + Bold Design

    Reminiscing over 2011 and all the unique opportunities clients and friends have given me to create one-of-a-kind canvas rugs, I recalled in particular a black and beige stripe area rug painted for Frances. It was in fact, what many would consider a zebra rug, because of the flowing stripes. Traditional zebra rugs  bring to mind the feel Read More | Comments

  • May5th

    Floorcloths DesignsBecause many people in Costa Rica are unfamiliar with floorcloths, more commonly known as canvas rugs, there is a question I am asked frequently: what goes into the making of a floor cloth?  My answer is usually: lots of work!

    Per a suggestion from a Costa Rica interior design professional whom I work with often in creating custom rugs,  writing a brief overview of the various steps involved may be helpful for others perusing this website to learn how floorcloths are made. Read More | Comments