10 Gorgeous Rooms: How to Decorate with Black & White Geometric Rugs

The 10 Gorgeous interiors in todays post offer some of the best ideas for designing stylish, high energy living rooms with black and white geometric rugs such as:

  • How to create pops of color with black and white geometric rugs.

  • How to create energetic movement in a room with black and white geometric rugs.

  • How to design a serene and invigorating living room with black and white rug.

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1. A blue-black rug with nesting white rectangles provides a dramatic backdrop for a stylish and colorful master bedroom by Matt Murphy in the 2011 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. Image courtesy Traditional Home Magazine.

The persimmon reds and yellows in the chairs and accessories pop against the blue-black and white geometric rug. Murphy has created a lyrical interplay of rectangular and rounded shapes. The gold sunburst mirror forms a central focus from which radiate the white rectangles in the rug. The large green leaves of the ficus tree resonate with the green tones in the oil painting on the right wall. Several seating areas offer places to rest, converse or read.

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2. Interior designer Grant K. Gibson painted the floor of the dining room floor in the 2011 San Francisco Decorator Showcase in a black and white rug pattern. The green chair backs introduce a cool color which is balanced by the warm wood tones of the dining table. The purple-grey sideboard cabinet and the pale grey painitngs add layering with additional shades of grey. Image courtesy Traditional Home Magazine.

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3. Designer Vanessa De Vargas created invigorating movement in this living room by aligning the stripes of the black and white striped rug along the length of the room and placing the cobalt blue upholstered bench and the red chair diagonally accross from each other. The wood beams move the eye throughout the space. Image courtesy California Home and Design Magazine.

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4. Interior designer Patrick Lonn chose a black and white rug with a small scale diamond pattern to create a refined textured background for the white sofa, chic white stools with black X legs and black floral chandelier. The stone fireplace introduces an organic texture and the beige sofa brings warmth and layering to this sophisticated living room in a Connecticut estate. Image courtesy Patrick Lonn.

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5. The ikat diamonds in the black and white geometric rug provide a high energy backdrop for the tomato red bureau and white oriental lamps against dark smoke grey walls in this living room by Tamara Kaye-Honey. Image courtesy House of Honey.

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6. The trellis in the black and white geometric rug is formed by a pattern that looks like black stitches. The airy trellis provides a delicate counterpoint to bold black strokes in the painting. The book spines introduce pops of color. Image courtesy Lonny Magazine.

 

Designers John Dransfield and Geoffrey Ross’s living room design makes the eye move in a circle from the bold black strokes in the painting and the black pillows to the two black chairs. The black objects pop against white.

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7. Anna Burke of Kemble Interiors chose a rug with wide black and white stripes for the living room of her Manhattan apartment. Image courtesy Lonny Magazine.

Burke has created an artistic composition- pillows with rounded small scale geometric black and white patterns serve as a fine counterpoint to the bold black and white striped rug. The white walls, white drapes and the large rectangular black shape of the steamer trunk complete the graphic composition. The green pillow and peacock feather add pops of cool color while the mix of different textures-glass, silvery metal, gold colored metal and fur add interest.

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9. The staggered black and white striped rug brings invigorating energy while the soothing color palette of pale beige, soft grey and honey wood tones in the sofas, pillows, coffee table and art create a feeling of serenity in this living room by Susan Becher. Image courtesy Lonny Magazine.

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10. Interior designer Jeannie Fraise chose a black and white geometric rug with an energetic zig zag pattern to anchor the orange-red walls and accessories in the Studio and Craft room in the 2011 San Francisco Decorator Showcase. Image courtesy Traditional Home Magazine.

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