Area Rugs

Often considered the foundation of a room, area rugs can change the entire look and feel of a room. This section brings together the latest rugs and relevant news on the industry.

Area Rugs: Off the Runway, On the Floor

Tassels and fringe made a big comeback on the runway last year, and now these embellishments are hitting the ground, so to speak. See how tassels are reinterpreted and reinvented on area rugs. Bold…
Liberty Area Rug with a patterned design in orange, blue, yellow, gray and a beige background from Jaipur Living
Jaipur Living Elle Area Rug

Elle Area Rug

New from Jaipur Living, the Liberty collection infuses homes with traditional design and exceptional artisan-made accents. Shown here, the hand-knotted Elle rug combines a statement-making ikat motif…
Aura Silk Area Rug with a center medallion and border in light greens and some blues and yellows from Surya
Surya Aura Silk Area Rug

Aura Silk Area Rug

An updated look on the traditional medallion, Surya's Aura Silk area rug comes in two colorways and is machine made in Turkey. Here, shades of green mix with bright oranges and yellows to create a…
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Surya's new showroom at theMART

Surya Opens Inaugural Designer Showroom in Chicago

Surya has opened a new 5,000-square-foot, to-the-trade Chicago showroom, located in Suite 619 at the Design Center at The Merchandise Mart (theMART). Building on the success of its year-round…
Element color block area rug in blues, teals, black, gray and ivory from Gus Modern
Gus Modern Element Area Rug

Element Area Rug

Inspired by traditional patchwork quilts, the Element area rug from Gus Modern offers a color-blocking pattern for the modern consumer. Handcrafted and hand-tufted in India using 100 percent New…
Project Error By Kavi Area Rug in an abstract design eiyh reds, pinks and grays from Jaipur Living
Jaipur Living Project Error By Kavi Area Rug

Project Error By Kavi Area Rug

Abstract in design, Jaipur Living's Project Error By Kavi area rug blends bold reds on a gray background to create a striking, shimmering effect. Hand-knotted of wool and viscose by artisans of a…
Ellen DeGeneres brown rug
Ellen DeGeneres Huntington indoor/outdoor rug from Loloi, www.loloirugs.com

Celeb Side Gigs: Pretty Faces Making Pretty Spaces

It’s no secret that professionals in the home furnishings industry wear many hats. So, too, do Hollywood celebrities, who are adding to their roles. More than ever, celebs are casting themselves as…
Andres Area Rug with a beige diamond pattern from Momeni
Momeni Andres Area Rug

Andres Area Rug

From Momeni, the Andres area rug sports a diamond pattern that fits easily into any space. Handmade of wool.
New Moon Rugs navy gray graphic rug
When rugs look this good, you’ll want to make sure to get it right. Shizoku from New Moon Rugs’ new Kuma Collection is a nod to traditional Japanese block printing and the Shibori dyeing technique.

5 Rug ‘Rules’ To Live By

Let’s face facts: Size does matter. Rugs that are too big look awkward, plus they cover up your clients’ gorgeous hardwood. Get a rug that’s too small, and it can make the room appear smaller and…
Calvin Klein Wicker Park Shag Area Rug with navy and white stripes from Nourison
Nourison Calvin Klein Wicker Park Shag Area Rug

Calvin Klein Wicker Park Shag Area Rug

Named for the eclectic neighborhood in Chicago, the Wicker Park area rug comes from Calvin Klein's Chicago Collection for Nourison. Handmade of 100 percent polyester.