Rugs are key elements in a home decor project. Being aware of the room, if you make the right choice, your rug will have the most important role. It speaks through its size and texture, through its colour and design. It can enlarge your space or simply add that special touch of personality that is missing. Contemporary rugs brings you today 10 impressive patterned rugs that will turn your home decor stunning!
The Yupik are a group of indigenous people from the western, southwestern, and south-central Alaska. The travel to search for food and the resistance to the cold weather of this people are represented on the YUPIK hand-tufted dyed wool rug, like the routes that they have taken for all these years. Wool rugs are not only comfortable but also classy.
Turkana is a Nilotic tribe, native from north-west Kenya. The path they have taken is visible on the TURKANA rug motifs: the steps they have taken after all these years showing their intelligence, strength and expertise. It is a stunning example of how living room rugs fill a space with character.
Trees have been venerated since immemorial times: they have their roots in the ground and their trunk and branches extended towards the sky. This concept is found in many of the world’s religions as the tree that links the underworld and the Earth and holds up the Heavens.
Masking is one of the key features of Igbo culture, among the diverse customs, practices and traditions of their people. Here lies the secret from IGBO rug: the dark patterns resemble the masks they use, mainly in social satires, religious rituals, and secret society initiations. Modern rooms ask for modern rugs, and this patterned piece embodies culture and personality.
Living on the banks of the Omo river in Southern Ethiopia, you can find the small tribe Kara. KARA rug represents these overlapping threads with many beads, creating a round spreading pattern made out of hand-tufted tencel. Large rugs are perfect for connecting every home decor elements!
Patterned and colourful rugs are always a good combination! Himba is a southern Angola tribe, who lives in a land isolated by deserts and mountains and dresses in strictly traditional ways. The HIMBA rug is a strong, powerful, red coloured rug made from hand-knotted thin wool creation, that takes to your home the warm sensations of Africa.
Large area rugs add greatness to any space. Gobi, classified as a cold desert, is known for its hardest arid conditions and is the largest and driest desert on Asia, bounded by the Mongolian and Chinese mountain to all sides. GOBI rectangular hand-tufted tencel rug depicts the extreme and opposite conditions that occur in this desert through its dark grey and sandy tones, applied in the irregular but incisive shapes.
Sometimes less is more and you don’t need a lot of elements to create a stunning design. In some cases, the rug is what brings life to the room. This patterned rug creates an overwhelming atmosphere by being classic and simultaneously adding a contemporary and modern touch to the decoration.
Warao means “the boat people” and it’s the name of an indigenous people from northeastern Venezuela and western Guyana with a lifelong and intimate connection with water. WARAO rug is simple and peaceful, like the Warao people. Dining room rugs are also a cherished choice!
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