The art of rug styling: Lending character, essence to interior spaces

Without a thoughtful rug, the space can feel incomplete, lacking the necessary added character and beauty. Photo: IANS

New Delhi: Carpets, apart from being just floor coverings, serve the decorative purpose of enhancing the charm of the interiors. Its presence can enrich and beautify the home spaces. Here are a few of the many functions that rugs fill in interior design. In addition to keeping our feet underfoot and creating a comfortable environment, rugs have the unique ability to command mood, define specific areas in a room, and enhance the overall aesthetic of a space. It is an irresistible doubt that textiles can fill a room with an air of luxury, energy, and pleasure that simply can’t be replicated.

But without a thoughtful rug, the space can feel incomplete, lacking the necessary added character and beauty. However, by strategically incorporating beautiful rugs into your home, you can better define, anchor, contain, and ultimately enhance your decor. From luxurious handmade fabrics to inexpensive ones, the impact of a well-chosen rug cannot be underestimated.

When it comes to styling rugs, it’s important to keep a few basic principles in mind. As a rule of thumb, do not make the mistake of choosing rugs that are too small for your space. Instead, go for larger rugs that can cover the floor well and accommodate all the different elements in the room.

Open spaces offer endless design possibilities but can be undefined and feel cluttered if not properly divided. That’s why rugs are a secret weapon for creating a comfortable and structured environment. For example, placing a rug under a dining table instantly separates it from the rest of the room. Rugs are versatile in their purpose, carefully choosing a rug that matches your existing design can tie the whole aesthetic together. It can also be ustilised as art on the walls.

With thoughtful choices and innovative displays these unconventional pieces can transform any room into a stunning sanctuary full of depth, texture and visual splendour so go ahead and play with styles using hanging surfaces and arrangements to create a one-of-a-kind art gallery wall that truly speaks to your style.

Quilts are more than just our floor covering. They are essential elements of interior design with an incredible ability to elevate and enhance the appearance of any room. When you consider adding a rug to your décor, it has the potential to make your home a visually appealing and welcoming space full of character. Don't underestimate the impact of rug styling - it holds the key to unleashing the full potential of your living space.
(With inputs from IANS)

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