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10 Easy Pieces: Color-Blocked Rugs

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 30, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Margot Guralnick last modified Jul 29, 2015

How to instantly add life to a staid space? Consider laying some new groundwork. Of late, rug designers have been on a color-block bender; here are our favorite results at a range of price points. Above: The  Yeah Rug from Magasin Mae, designer Mae Engelgeer's online shop, is made in Nepal of hand-knotted wool. Inspired by Berger and Boucherouite carpets, it's intended for use as a rug or wall hanging; €2,100 ($2,327). See more in Artful Textiles from a Dutch Colorist . Above: Wool Tapete Grande Gris Naranja  rugs from Lagos del Mundo are woven on pedal looms in the Mexican state of Queretaro; the 5.5-by-7.8-foot size is $423.31.  Above: Blu Dot's six-by-nine-foot Charlie Modern Rug , a cotton and wool dhurrie, is $499. Above: The  Assembly Home Complex Colorblock Printed Rug from Urban Outfitters is made of cotton and measures 5 by 7 feet; $99. Above: Scholten & Baijing's  Colour Carpets by Hay Denmark  are made of New Zealand wool and come in six colorways; $1,399 CAD ($1,074.29 USD) from the Modern Store of Canada. Above: Madeline Weinrib's cotton  Ocean Denim Carpet  is part of a collection inspired by Japanese textiles (see The Japanese Art of Sashiko Stitching ).   It comes in three sizes, starting at six by nine for $1,250.   Above: Finnish company Woodnotes' Squareplay Carpet is made of woven paper yarn. Go to Woodnotes for details. Above: The 9-by-12-foot cotton Code Rug  is $599 from CB2. Above: The 8-by-10  Littlebox Rug  is made in Turkey of wool felt $3,280 from Peace Industry of SF. Other color combinations and pattern variations available. Read about the company's felting process here . Above: Ferm Living's  Kelim Rug Squares , woven in India of 80 percent wool, 20 percent cotton yarn, is €168 ($186). The large, shown here, measures approximately 4.5 by 6.5 feet. Still looking? Go to 7 Handwoven Rugs in Pretty Pastels  and see hundreds of rugs in situ in our Photo Gallery . On Gardenista, have a look at Carpets in Outdoor Spaces . More Stories from Remodelista Brooklyn Beeswax: Sunrise-Colored Candles High/Low: Color-Blocked Shelving 13 Boutique Paint Companies from Around the World






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