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Long Live Eccentric English Design

By Nancy Hass - The New York Times - Published February 2019

The hottest trend going in interior design is Maximalism. Maximalist designs are a throwback to a more decadent time, and the styles associated are coming to the forefront of current taste and aesthetics.

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1stdibs On Location - Art In bLOOM

By Wendy Moonan - Published April 2014

The San Francisco-based rug specialist Peter Pap exclusively presents on 1stdibs an extraordinary collection of Oriental carpets and textiles he's amassed over 40 years.

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The Art Market - Sprint To The Finish

By Georgina Adam - Financial Times - Published June 14, 2013

Art Basel flung open its doors to VIPs on Tuesday, and despite coming at the end of a six-week marathon that included the New York sales, Frieze New York, Art Basel Hong Kong and the Venice Biennale, the appetite for buying art seemed to be undiminished. As the first of two private view days ended, the cash registers rung up some hefty sales.

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Rugs To Riches - Peter Pap in Fortune Small Business Magazine

By Brian O'Reilly - Fortune Small Business Magazine - Published June 2007

As a successful dealer in Oriental rugs for more than three decades, Peter Pap has a well-honed sense of the market. These days he's picking up vibes that make him both excited and increasingly anxious. He sees a once-in-a-generation opportunity looming in the business.

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Not Big-City Types But Still Sophisticated

By Steven Kurtz - The New York Times - Published March 19, 2014

The 100 antique rugs and textiles collected for "Art in bLOOM," an exhibition and sale at the Kentshire Galleries in Manhattan and on 1stdibs.com, are "village rugs as opposed to the city rug," said Peter Pap, the San Francisco-based dealer who curated the sale.

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Eye on Design with Peter Pap

By Andrew Myers - 1stdibs Introspective Magazine- Published May 2010

A leading dealer in Oriental rugs, Peter Pap is also a classically trained musician who riffed into jazz and founded an Oregon commune along the way. Grab a ticket and let this San Francisco-based specialist take you on a magic carpet ride.

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Dealer Profile: Peter Pap

By Paul O'Donnell - The Magazine Antiques - Published February 17, 2009

At Peter Pap's booth at the Greenwich Antiques Show in Connecticut, a woman is examining an enormous Mahal carpet with an unusual green ground that has been attracting passersby all morning. Looking down, the woman asks, "How much is it?" Pap replies, with a courtly nod, "fifty-four thousand dollars."

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