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The Beauty Of Designing With Rugs

Updated: Jan 24, 2019

Flooring is fundamental to the outcome of your interior design. In this post we touch on the use of rugs as a way of bringing about a sense of cohesiveness to your space and enhancing the look and feel of your design. Click images for details



These days the majority of homes come fitted with hard floors such as wood, laminate or tiles in all rooms.



Whilst hard flooring has an abundance of benefits and is exceptionally easy to maintain in comparison to wall to wall carpeting which was very popular in years gone by, hard floors can leave your space feeling a little cold and sterile.



A rug not only to add a sense of cosiness and warmth to a room, it can also soften up the sound of the room that is often not as inviting as the hard floor underneath it.



Rugs serve to bring together all elements of the room, acting as a unifying factor of design


Rugs serve to bring together all elements of the room, acting as a unifying factor of design. They can be used to divide large spaces into conceptually divide it into separate spaces. They are a great way for preserving expensive antique flooring in areas of high traffic such as the hallway



Things To Consider When Choosing a Rug

Choose a rug that either highlights, accents, contrasts or harmonises design elements of the room and decor. You don’t necessarily need to match exactly colours you have in the room to your rug as you may end up with a room that lacks depth and character. A rug with multiple highlights will give you the flexibility you need to switch up your design in the future. Click images for details.