The ultimate expression of form and function, rugs can bring colour and texture to a space, as well as warmth underfoot. Move over gallery walls, 2022 is all about gallery floors.
Never underestimate the power of a rug. Throw down an area a rug over a sad, stained carpet in your rental flat and voila, fresh new space. Layer up a couple of patterned pieces to switch up your home’s colour palette. Rugs are the key living room accessory, and there are so many gorgeous ways to style them to suit your space.
The 10 exciting high street rugs below are everyday works of art.
Graphic, striking and contemporary. The Bapsy rug plays with a combination of lines and colours, in a palette of neutral shades. The linear, colour block style is bang on trend this year and will really help to modernise your home.
This rug is available in multiple sizes and is currently on sale too!
Clever curves, retro influences and soft colours – this hand-tufted wool rug is about as dreamy as it gets. It was created in collaboration with 2LG and we love the geometric design and abstract details. Floor art? This is how you do it.
I love the unique shape of this rug. It almost has a 3D effect to it.
Bold botanical leaves, energising colours and a hand-tufted wool finish – Humiya’s got it all. Botanical prints have been a huge trend for the last few years, and they are predicted to stay for a while too. It’s a contemporary rug that’ll elevate any interior. Make it the main focus of your living space or master bedroom.
This rug is only available in 160x230cm.
The Studio geometric rug is creative, vibrant and a little bit quirky. Bright and bold colours meet lines, shapes and curves in this canvas of abstract chaos. Crafted from hand-tufted wool, it makes a fabulous feature in the centre of a wooden floor.
As I mentioned before, colour blocking is huge in interior design at the moment. And rugs are no exception. Why not pair this rug with a neutral sofa and colourful cushions to make a design statement. At £110 for a 120x170cm rug, this is a steal!
Whether you hang this rug on the wall like a painting, or place it on the floor, this unique creation will give your interior a touch of exclusivity and modernity. As rugs go, this one is certainly unique.
Graffito, could have arisen from an urban art session between Raoul Dufy, Henri Matisse and Keith Haring ! Dora pays homage to the most famous of the Pablos through an original creation where the genius of the master is reinterpreted in its simplicity.
Geometric abstract shapes and vibrant colours mean that this area rug adds a splash of modern style to any room in the home. Available in a choice of colours and sizes, the rug is handmade from natural materials. It’s composed of 100% wool with tufted construction that feels great on bare feet during cold mornings.
The curved forms would work nicely with a circular coffee table, or bedside tables for a bedroom.
This abstract monochrome rug is a modern piece of art. The limited colour palette means it would work nicely with most decor styles and all colour schemes.
The Circles wool rug natural white from the Swedish brand NJRD is a hand-tufted rug made of 100% New Zealand wool. The rug is incredibly soft to walk on, making it a perfect choice for a living room or bedroom. The two-toned wool rug is designed by the designer-duo Bernadotte & Kylberg and is characterised by a geometric pattern of two partially overlapping circles. The clean lines and functional design are two notions that run throughout the entire carefully curated NJRD collection.
Meet the Janis – showcasing a yellow and blue rug that will add a modern touch and a burst of colour to any living room. This would be the perfect addition to your home in 2022 as arch shapes are another trend that isn’t going out of fashion any time soon. Pair this rug with yellow, navy and soft blue cushions for a cohesive look.
Again, this rug is available in a range of sizes.
Let nature bloom all around you with this handmade pure wool floral rug. Inspired by depictions of the Garden of Eden, this rug will transport you to a poetic land of rich colours and botanical charm.
This rug has a beautiful Nordic folklore feel which would work particularly well in a Scandi interior.
Do you have a gallery worthy rug in your home already? If so, what does it look like? My favourite rug from the selection above would be the Gallery Dora Dorado rug from Woven, I love the Picasso style figure and the bold colours used.
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