Mary McDonald often uses simple natural fibers on the floor to keep glamorous furniture from getting too fussy.
Miles Redd keeps his bedroom floors sleek. Images courtesy New York Social Diary and Elle Decor, February 2001.
Also keeping his lines clean, Steven Gambrel opts for subtle pattern.
The geometric floor guru, David Hicks.
Charlotte Moss' version of pattern on pattern.
A reader wrote in to say she's debating whether or not to use wall-to-wall carpeting in her bedroom. For a while fully carpeted rooms were out of favor, or at least viewed as a bit matronly. But some have always insisted that a large expanse of carpet creates a sleek sense of luxury in a bedroom.
What are your thoughts? How do you feel about pattern vs. solid, and true wall-to-wall vs. a few inches of exposed wood floor? What about wool vs. seagrass?