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Thomas Britt told Architectural Digest that he "pumped the blue up" in this master bedroom. "The whole trick with these paint treatments is that you have to try them out in the actual space," he says, "then check how the light reflects off the walls and the ceiling." The cream, blue and orange dhurrie rug adds a watery pattern that amplifies the blues of the walls and drapes and also stands up to the bright yellow and reds in the abstract painting.

French Aubusson Carpet, Indian Dhurrie Style, circa 1920

French Aubusson Carpet, Indian Dhurrie Style, circa 1920 | From a unique collection of antique and modern north and south american rugs at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/rugs-carpets/north-and-south-american/

Antique Dhurrie

Antique Dhurrie | From a unique collection of antique and modern central asian rugs at http://www.1stdibs.com/furniture/rugs-carpets/central-asian-rugs/

A custom dhurrie rug in a sea inspired pattern in pale gold and brown complements the dining chairs and warm gold drapes and pale gold walls in the Bunny Williams designed dining room in the home of Wilbur and Hilary Geary Ross.

Ten rooms where repeating patterns are used to glorious effect

Twelve top designers share expert advice on how to incorporate colorWhether tartan, Black Watch, or tattersall, plaid accents add dignified punch to a roomOriginally published in AD, these rooms display a daring mix patterns and motifsCopper accents help these ten sophisticated spaces shine