Learning the Ropes: Designing with Rope

Typically, rope in interior design suggests a nautical style or a cottage in Nantucket…but…rope is now emerging as one of the chicest materials in interior design.

Of course, the master of transforming rope and jute into the most amazing works of art is Christian Astuguevieille.  Here are a few of his wonderful pieces…

Rope Commode – available at Holly Hunt



Astuguevieille Mirror for Couture Lab


Rope Room Divider – originally posted in Remodelista

Wood ceiling beams at Zengo New York  are suspended with heavy rope.

Zengo NYC


Mirror with Black Rope – Peter Marigold


Rope Mirror from Restoration Hardware


Rope Chandelier from Anthropologie


Rope Bannister – originally posted by Remodelista


Avido Restaurant – originally posted at Simon Food Favourites


Pendant light fixture from Ikea

Drapery tie back from Restoration Hardware


This is actually a DIY shelf idea…





4 Responses to Learning the Ropes: Designing with Rope

  1. John Kolb says:

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