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Area Rugs In Living Color

Black and white may be the epitome of chic, but colorful area rugs make a fashion statement that’s hard to ignore. 

Jennifer Pinto
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Watercolor abstract area rug with bright pinks, purples, oranges, blues and yellows from Safavieh

We love neutrals as much as the next home fashion enthusiasts, but if there’s ever been a time incorporate color into your design mix, it’s now. Cheerful spaces featuring such powerful pigments as turquoise, pink, Golden Ochre and Ultra Violet can work wonders to improve your clients’ perspective (and yours).

But with colors so magnetic why choose just one? Steer your clients toward the bright with new rainbow-hued area rugs that bring it all together. Scroll down for our favorite new floorcoverings that go for the colorfully bold.

Watercolor abstract area rug with bright pinks, purples, oranges and blues from SafaviehWatercolor Area Rug — Safavieh

Inspired by abstract watercolor paintings by mid-century artists like Paul Jenkins, Safavieh’s new Watercolor rug collection comes in a variety of styles, patterns and colors.

Despite it’s less-than-engaging name, we love the dreamy WTC619D Orange/Green for it’s billowing clouds of brilliant color and it’s sturdy power-loomed construction that can weather all of life’s comings and goings. Offset this multicolored beauty with seating in a subdued-palette and textured accents




Silvia traditional-patterned area rug with a medallion design in pinks, blues and yellows from Loloi RugsSilvia Area Rug — Loloi

A bold pop of color for the sophisticated palette, SIL-02 rug from Loloi’s new Silvia collection features a Teal/Berry colorway that looks great with black and white. The design by Jungalow founder Justina Blakeney embodies the free-spirited, no-rules aesthetic of her “new bohemian” style, and it’s feels good, too, thanks to it’s softly ribbed texture.

Pair this floorcovering with a rattan pendant and as many leafy green houseplants as you can handle. 





Aloha area rug with red, blue, green and orange palm leaves from NourisonAloha Area Rug — Nourison

This friendly design from Nourison is sure to lift your clients’ spirits whether it’s on the floor of a covered porch or underfoot in an outdoor kitchen. Aloha ALH18 Multicolor features an oversized leaf design in a lively palette of gold, persimmon, green and blue.

Designed with long wear and low maintenance in mind, this new rug is looks best with cool, casual furnishings and a healthy dose of hospitality. 






Rhapsody traditionally-designed area rug with oranges, blues, yellows and greens from Company CRhapsody Area Rug — Company C

Rhapsody is a fitting name for this new Company C area rug featuring a free-flowing arrangement of high-contrast jewel colors and tones.

Constructed from hand-tufted, 100 percent wool high-twist yarns, this design is made to last, even in high-traffic areas. Rhapsody looks especially stunning as part of mix that incorporates the bold and beautiful Ultra Violet, Pantone’s 2018 Color of the Year





Which one of these bold rugs colors you happy? Share with us in the comments. 

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