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Ask the Historians: Our Original Showroom

Evanston RoundTable recently shared insights and history all about our original showroom at 1028 Chicago Avenue. Commissioned by our founder Oscar Isberian in 1929, the building was constructed with our rug company in mind, complete with a showroom, storage, cleaning areas, plus two apartments for Oscar and his Read More

2021-07-01T19:24:57+00:00July 1, 2021|

Domotex 2019

We’ve just returned from Hanover, Germany for the annual DOMOTEX show (Jan. 11-14) where over 1,400 exhibitors from all around the world attended to showcase their carpets and floor coverings. Ignited with fresh inspiration, we excited to share the notes and trends from our trip. Read More

2021-02-25T22:10:18+00:00February 25, 2021|

India 2019

By Sarkis Tatosian   My early spring trip to India has become a yearly excursion that always brings inspiration. This March visit included stops in Varanasi, Jaipur and Sitapur. Varanasi, located in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, is regarded as spiritual capital of India and dates to the Read More

2021-02-25T22:10:49+00:00February 25, 2021|

ASID Illinois North Shore Peer Group Meeting at OIR

Last week, we hosted ASID’s Illinois North Shore Peer Group meeting at our Evanston showroom. Nearly twenty designers and vendors were treated to a delicious lunch, followed up by a tour of our original location. The tour included a demonstration of rug cleaning in the three story plant, a view of our Read More

2021-02-25T22:06:49+00:00February 25, 2021|

Featured in Modern Luxury Fall 2019

Congratulations to interior designer Tom Stringer on the lovely feature in the latest edition of Modern Luxury Interiors. The article “Home Coming” showcases Stringer and his husband’s newly renovated home. After suffering a fire, he and his husband took the opportunity to remodel their Chicago graystone. Having completely renovated just years Read More

2021-02-25T20:38:51+00:00February 25, 2021|