Luxe Nylon is the New Silk

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Victoria Hagan’s Grand Salon in this year’s Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse. Photograph by Phillip Ennis.

Crosby Street Studios was thrilled to collaborate with leading interior designer Victoria Hagan of Victoria Hagan Interiors, who used Luxe Nylon to create the 16 x 30 foot custom white rug with blue stripes that is the centerpiece of her stunning Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse room this year. The Grand Salon of the house was transformed by Victoria’s classic American style with a white and blue color scheme punctuated by a red lacquer artwork and high-tech details including curtains embedded with LED lights. The stripes in the white rug were dyed to match a Pantone color, and the custom rug was made in Asia in 5 weeks, and hand seamed in the room to fit the space.

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The custom white rug with blue stripes was seamed on sight to fit the room. Photograph Phillip Ennis.

Luxe Nylon was developed and designed to replicate the qualities of natural silk, but it has superior performance characteristics perfect for both residential and commercial interiors. This particular yarn quality is reactive like silk and reflective; it has better fiber memory and more wear resistant The fiber is made through a unique spinneret created to mimic the size and shape of natural silk with unique visual and tactile appeal. The yarn is also colorfast and can be easily dyed from the lightest white to dark shades with no problems.

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This new yarn fills the need in the marketplace for a fiber that is easy to maintain and clean similar to wool, but that is soft and lustrous with the appeal and look of silk. It is unlike any other fiber that has been introduced in the last 15 years including Viscose, Bamboo Silk, Tencel and Banana Silk.

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Luxe Nylon is colorfast and can be dyed to acheive very dark shades.

The reviews are in, and some of our favorite architecture and design firm clients have recently created beautiful custom rugs using the Luxe Nylon fiber for high-profile commercial and hospitality projects in New York City. Examples include SPAN Architecture for the Gotham West, 15 Williams Street, and the Hyatt hotel, and Deborah Berke Partners for the famed residential building at 432 Park Avenue in the public areas as well as Ian Schrager Company/Marriott International for the New York Edition hotel.

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Custom rug designed by SPAN Architecture for the Gotham West in New York City.

 

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SPAN Architecture used Luxe Nylon to create this custom rug for the Gotham West in New York City.

 

 

 

 

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