October 4, 2017

8 Carpets to Revitalize a Room

Intricate carpets and rugs breathe life into any room.

Golran Lake rug by Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay.

1. Yael Mer and Shay Alkalay for Golran

Product: Lake.

Standout: A lenticular effect, making the pattern appear to mutate, results from the alternating pile heights of this bamboo silk-wool rug by Raw Edges.

Jan Kath Sliced rug.

2. Jan Kath of Jan Kath

Product: Sliced.

Standout: Imagine supersize slices of agate, rendered in hand-knotted wool-silk, and they might look like this intricate rug with no repeats.

Manufacture Cogolin Moab rug by Jason Miller.

3. Jason Miller for Manufacture Cogolin

Product Moab.

Standout Roll & Hill’s founder takes a break from his lighting designs, mining 1960’s graphics and Navajo blanket patterns for this rug.

Brintons Carpets Altered Gravity rug by Stacy Garcia.

4. Stacy Garcia for Brintons Carpets

Product: Altered Gravity.

Standout: The open square shapes surrounding the High Trestle Bridge near Des Moines inspired the angular repeats in the wool-nylon Axminster.

Lisa Todd Designs Jitterbug rug.

5. Lisa Todd of Lisa Todd Designs

Product: Jitterbug.

Standout: The Ndebele tribal art of South Africa gets translated into pure wool in softened and sweetened colors.

Christopher Farr Sitio Outdoor rug by Roman Alonso and Stephen Johanknecht.

6. Roman Alonso and Stephen Johanknecht
for Christopher Farr

Product: Sitio Outdoor.

Standout: The signature slash pattern of the Commune principals is rendered in a rug of solution-dyed tufted polypropylene.

Bolon by Jean Nouvel Design No. 4.

7. Jean Nouvel for Bolon

Product: Bolon by Jean Nouvel Design No. 4.

Standout: By weaving vinyl with contrasting warp and weft colors, matting becomes an architectural element.

Scott Group Studio White Nights rug by Larry Hokanson.

8. Larry Hokanson of Scott Group Studio

Product: White Nights.

Standout: The memory of a Russian palace’s gilded accents, glowing at dusk, inspired the rug’s silk details, raised above a ground in cut-pile wool.

> See more from the July 2017 issue of Interior Design

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