Perfect Coverage

A carefully considered floor covering not only adds warmth but brings an entire room together.

‘Alabama’ rug from Home Fabrics, R4 145

Contemporary
Painterly effects, from very abstract to subtle colour blending, make modern carpets open to artistic interpretation. Customise your carpet to complement the surrounding decor and go for bold, graphic patterning in a minimalist space or neutral tones in a colourful area.

Traditional ‘Sari’ silk rug from Gonsenhausers Fine Rugs, R8 700 per square metre

Traditional ‘Sari’ silk rug from Gonsenhausers Fine Rugs, R8 700 per square metre

Traditional
From Persian to suzani to dhurrie, going traditional is the opposite of boring. While these rugs may have a more formal feel, they are also iconic and add a worldly element to any space. A dramatic statement piece, traditional carpets add instant decor gravitas.

‘Rustique’ carpet in sandalwood from Metre, R365 per square metre

Dienke Dekker for Gan ‘Waan’ 100 percent wool hand-loom rug from Limeline, from R24 940

Textured
A textured carpet adds wonderful depth to any area of your home. For high-traffic areas opt for rugs with a shorter pile, while a longer piles makes for a more plush feel and is softer underfoot. Jute, with its economical vegetable fibres and ‘earthy’ feel, is an ideal on-trend carpet.