Rugs are common place in many households all over then world and can provide a plethora of different benefits. There are a huge variety of choices when it comes to choosing a rug for a particular room, including size, style, texture, material and density. They can add a touch of comfort to a stone floor, a touch of colour to a white room and dab of elegance to bedroom. Their uses are endless with so many possibilities you will definitely find the perfect type of rug for you.
With so many colours and materials to choose from it can be quite tricky to choose the right one. There are a few simple pointers that can make it easier for you to decide. Larger rooms can often support more than one rug and in fact can make use of them quite nicely. If you have one large living room you could have a rug in the middle of your seating area and around the entrance to add some depth to the room. Rugs can also be used to section certain parts of the room off and give them their own individuality. If you have an open plan living space that compromises of a living area and a dining area you could give each space its own rug to help separate the spaces in a small and inoffensive way. If you are working with a slightly smaller space, one rug is normally suffice as you don’t want to overcrowd the floor space. You can of course play around with textures and colours as much as you like, as you wont have to worry about clashing patterns and tones that can happen when introducing more than one rug into a room.Read more
Colour and patterning are two of the main areas that people look for when trying to find the right rug for a particular room. If you have a lightly coloured room with neutral colours and slight coffee tones, a darker hue of the same colour will work wonderfully well. If you have a room with dark walls, a lighter rug can sometimes help lift the room and make it feel light and more spacious. Accent walls make choosing a rug a lot easier as you can often pick out a colour from the wall and use that as a guide to choose the right rug. If you have a small room, avoid small patterned rugs as this can sometimes make the room feel smaller, you need a larger pattern to help give the illusion of a bigger space.
Rugs are great ways off adding a touch of elegance or warmth to a room without having to carry out drastic structural work or spending huge sums of money on wallpaper and decorative items. Have a browse through our examples on this page to give yourself some inspiration and get creative!