Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Kelly Wearstler gets Smart

This month's issue of Vogue brought a special treat with a peek inside the home of Christopher and Suzanne Smart (the owners of The Rug Company). This picture from the photo shoot (by Fran├žois Halard) features a wonderful enchanted forest-type rug (go figure, a fabulous rug in a rug designer's home). Intrigued, I went online to get a better view.

Tracery, by Kelly Wearstler for The Rug Company

And wouldn't you know it! This rug happens to be a designer collaboration with none other than Kelly Wearstler...no wonder I immediately loved this thing. As soon as I read her name on the site it suddenly reminded me of the crazy-chic pink wallpapering she designed for her Beverly Hills home as photographed in last October's Vogue.

Kelly Wearstler at her Beverly Hills home

It's almost like I should have realized it all along now that I compare the two pictures side by side (even though the rug version has a much greater organic vibe). If you're interested in the price of that beautiful rug, the Kelly Wearstler collection for The Rug Company rings up to the tune of $80-$130 per square foot. Looking for justification at that price: it's an investment that you can pass down for generations.

photos courtesy of Vogue (by Fran├žois Halard) & The Rug Company

1 comment:

  1. The wallpaper in KW's house is ridiculously cool! She can pull off anything.


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