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Field Notes

Flip through our Souvenir Edition!

Christiane has been providing the Pacific Northwest with a lovingly curated collection of handmade rugs for more than 20 years. We've documented those years of joy, challenge, gratitude and inspiration...

Partner Spotlight: Wool & Silk Rugs

  One of the manufacturers we are delighted to be able to bring to our Portland clients is Wool & Silk Rugs. Combining a wonderfully distinct vision of what the...

Welcome to the World of Battilossi

Italian rug producer Battilossi has been gaining more and more attention from our clients and design partners. Christiane Millinger Handmade Rugs is proud to be your Pacific Northwest source for...

Get to Know Gabbeh Rugs!

Gabbeh Rugs are some of the finest, original, and durable carpets available. But many people are unaware what makes these unique rugs and carpets truly unique among the varies of...

What are Oushak rugs?

Oushak Rugs have become a very popular choice modern interior design, but what sets these rugs apart from other traditional and transitional designs?

What Color is it?!?

One thing that we come across all the time is the difficulties some clients have with verbalizing the names for colors they are seeing, either in person, or in their...

Organic, neutral, sophisticated...

The AVITA COLLECTION from Battilossi... with such complex workmanship that the difference between a handknotted carpet and a flatweave creation is blurred.

Spring 2021: Raindrops on Roses...

Just a glimpse of some of the colorful area rugs and carpets available in our Portland showroom, located at 2037 NW Lovejoy Street. Living room, bedroom, or dining room rugs...

Christiane Selects 5 Current Favorites

Over the past few years, we’ve asked some of Portland’s leading designers and architects to select 5 favorite rugs from our collection and tell us why. Today, we’ve challenged Christiane...

Alissa Pulcrano Selects 5 Rugs

Alissa Pulcrano heads up a talented team of interior designers at BRIGHT DESIGNLAB her Pearl District headquarters, which also houses an art gallery. We recently asked her to select 5...

Are Traditional Rugs in Style? Always!

Traditional in the world of rugs doesn't need to mean outdated or out of style. Many of the designers we work with utilize traditional pattern rugs in contemporary designed living...

New in the Shop!

Highlighting three recent arrivals in the shop. We hope you'll be as excited about them as we are.