AREA RUG GUIDE

HOW TO CHOOSE AN AREA RUG FOR EVERY ROOM IN YOUR HOME

Wood and wool. Vinyl and shag. Tile and jute. No matter how perfect your floor is, an area rug is always a beautiful touch. Find the ideal material, size, and placement for any area rugs with our Area Rug Guide.

YOUR RUG. YOUR WAY.

Maybe you have a material in mind. Or you have no idea where to start. Regardless of where you are in the process, here's a few things to consider:

  • Do you want the rug to be the room's focal point or an acccent piece? This will help inform the size, color, and even material of your rug.
  • What's your interior style and décor? Typ to pick an area rug that fits with the color, theme and overall ambiance of your space.
  • How much foot traffic will this rug get? If you anticipate moderate to heavy foot traffic, you'll likely need a material that's more havy duty.

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LIVING ROOM

When it comes to area rugs, living rooms offer a lot a possibility. Before rolling out your new rug, make sure to assess both the shape of your room and the furniture within it. Below, we breakdown common living room arrangements and how to pick and place the right area rug.

Front legs on the rug border

Add dimension to your living room by positioning furniture around the border any 5'x7' area rug. This arrangement is best designed with one side of the furniture lined against a wall. In tandem with a cohesive color scheme, this positioning will tie all elements of the space together and create a distinctive aesthetic.

All legs on the rug

Particularly good for spacious living rooms, a large area rug—8'x10'—grounds furniture and make any space feel more connected. Although the area rug should take up most of the room’s floor space, be sure to leave a 1' gap between the border of the rug and the wall.

 

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BEDROOM

Bring some added coziness into your bedroom with a stylish area rug. Offering a little padding under heavy bedroom furniture, area rugs aren’t just nice to look at—they’re good to your floors, too. Below are some simple area rug arrangements for bedrooms of any size and style.

2/3 Of the bed on the rug

Add dimension to your living room by positioning furniture around the border any 5'x7' area rug. This arrangement is best designed with one side of the furniture lined against a wall. In tandem with a cohesive color scheme, this positioning will tie all elements of the space together and create a distinctive aesthetic.

Bed on the rug

Particularly good for spacious living rooms, a large area rug—8'x10'—grounds furniture and make any space feel more connected. Although the area rug should take up most of the room’s floor space, be sure to leave a 1' gap between the border of the rug and the wall.

 

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OFFICE

A comfortable office is the key to great work. Transform your home office from stark to inspired with a great area rug. Use the diagrams below to see which arrangement and rug size is best for you.

Desk Runs Diagonal to Rug

Add dimension to your living room by positioning furniture around the border any 5'x7' area rug. This arrangement is best designed with one side of the furniture lined against a wall. In tandem with a cohesive color scheme, this positioning will tie all elements of the space together and create a distinctive aesthetic.

Desk Runs Parallel to Rug

Particularly good for spacious living rooms, a large area rug—8'x10'—grounds furniture and make any space feel more connected. Although the area rug should take up most of the room’s floor space, be sure to leave a 1' gap between the border of the rug and the wall.

 

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