The Danish term for a feeling of contentedness or coziness, hygge embraces simplicity, comforting textures and muted and neutral colors. When interpreted as a rug, it results in these designs that feel soft and look at home next to a crackling fire.
Safavieh’s Natura Collection exudes an artisan-crafted look and texture. Soft, lustrous yarns are blended to create contrasting textures, including over-sized loops and flat surfaces that are rich in dimension. An array of braided motifs, twills and boucle effects distinguishes this casual rug collection. www.safavieh.com
A subtle, diamond pattern woven into the wool and viscose blend adds dimensions to this soft, yet durable Madison Collection rug from Classic Home. www.classichome.com
A Herringbone pattern works its way down this rug from KAS’ Maui Collection. Tassels on the ends polish off the look. Hand-woven in India of wool with no back. Available in four sizes. www.kasrugs.com
Aptly named Hygge, this rug from Surya features a pattern of diamonds and stripes in white and Charcoal colors. It is hand-woven of wool with no pile. www.surya.com
Wander is an inventive collection from Merida of six unique wool and sisal rugs designed and hand-finished by master craftsmen at the workshop in Fall River, MA. This design, Loft in Dove Ice Fog, takes texture to surprising places. Hand-cut wool floats on vertical bands in a harmonic pattern that hits all the right notes. www.meridastudio.com
The Mumbai Collection designed by Nikki Chu for Jaipur Living provides global and modern spaces with easy versatility and inviting texture. The Elixir area rug features a banded geometric design with a rich, high-low feel. A blend of viscose and wool lends this ivory rug an authentic yet soft hand. www.jaipurliving.com
The organic styling of the Berkeley Collection from Feizy is the perfect way to create a setting of casual comfort. Using a distinctive hand-woven technique, Berkeley’s inherent designs are created by texture from 100 percent natural wool. Available in various earth tones. www.feizy.com