[EPISODE] Reflections of Us
On Tonight’s Show my conversations with Darius Nemati from The Nemati Collection. Darius will share with us his astute knowledge and expertise of Antique Oriental Rugs. I want to talk to Darius about the qualities, the artistry and the durability that make Oriental Rugs still viable and valuable in Interior Design Today.
Finally, I want to talk about heritage and the importance of having fine and meaningful things surrounding us in our homes.
David starts off with a story of being worried about taking things for granted in life. He expresses his thoughts how homes bring out everyone’s personality, values, and creativity. He also shares his struggles of being an interior designer and gives advice on how we can better ourselves by making home life better, physically, personally, and emotionally.
Darius Nemati from The Nemati Collection joins David on the show. David begins the conversation with the beautiful carpets and tapestries surrounding Darius’s home. They then discuss the story Darius’s father entering the antique rug industry in the 1960’s and how the business became successful across the region. Plus, Darius shares about the book he’s currently writing, where the term oriental rugs comes from, the quality of oriental rugs with wool, and different types of tribal rugs.
David and Darius continue their conversation mentioning the artistry, color, and patterns of Antique Oriental Rugs. Darius goes into full detail about vegetable and chemical dyes and how people can identify the differences when looking at the rugs. He also gives a little history on the manufacturing of Antique Oriental Rugs and how each of rug has beauty and personality attached to it, especially with tribal rugs. Also, Darius explains how oriental rugs can bring warmth and style to many spaces with furniture and a short discussion on high quality contemporary rugs.
The guys end the program discussing Darius’s upcoming show and taking questions from listeners. Darius talks about the differences between oriental and traditional rugs, including the quality of both. Plus, the best rug sizes for a dining room and David gives listeners a reason to buy antique rugs.