12 Chic Tablescapes & Dining Rooms Enriched by Decorative Rugs

A decorative rug covers one of the largest surfaces in a dining room and has a big influence on how other objects look in the room. The dining rooms below show how to enrich the look of your tablescapes by coordinating them with the decorative rug.


Yellow and coral accents in Charlotte Moss’s New York Holiday dining table pop against a green Chinoiserie wallcovering. Found on Pinterest.


Yellow, gold and coral in a 16th century damask pattern distinguishes the Marbella RY Oriental RugRug Design © Asmara, Inc.


A tonal grey mural wallcovering and grey contemporary rug makes the green dining chairs pop in this handsome dining room by Ruthie Sommers featured in Veranda.



red. coral and blue accents in AD100 designer Elissa Cullman’s New York dining room featured in Architectural Digest pick up on the colors in the oriental rug.


The Canterbury Oushak Rug has red, coral, orange, yellow, green, blue and dark brown in a Bessarabian pattern inspired by an antique English rug. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.


The textured striped grey resonates with the rustic wood ceiling and also with the stried dining chair fabrics in this Aspen, Colorado dining room by AD100 designer Stephen Sills featured in Architectural Digest.


A detail of the Surfside-9011sil  wool flat weave rug that can be ordered in custom sizes as large as 20′ x 60′. © Rug Design.


A green and gold rug anchors a stunning green and purple dining room by Anouska Hempel featured in Architectural Digest.


The ancient damask pattern of the Como FG Oriental Rug is rendered in many shades of green, yellow and cream. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.


A colorful floral needlepoint rug inspired this over the top Palm Beach dining room by AD100 designer J. P Molyneux and featured in Architectural Digest.


The vivid blue, golds and oranges of the Adria Needlepoint Rug were inspired by Van Gogh paintings of Provence. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc


Blue and white china complements Anouska Hempel’s red dining room featured in Architectural Digest.


Pamplona R Aubusson expresses a French Empire design in hundreds of shades of red, burgundy and claret. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.


Gerard Butler’s rustic dining room in Chelsea, New York was designed by Architects Elvis Restaino and Alexander Gorlin and featured in Architectural Digest.


A brown, blue and pink Savonnerie rug inspired the colors of the tablescape in Howard Slatkin’s Fifth Avenue apartment overlooking Central Park.


A cream, gray and blue damask rug provides a subtle backdrop for this beautiful dining room by Ann Holden and Ken Tate in New Orleans and featured in Architectural Digest.


The Morena Oriental Rug has hundreds of subtle shades of blue and gold expressed in a 17th century Spanish pattern. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.


An East Turkestan oriental rug complements lilac dining chairs in a John Saladino designed dining room that feels modern and classical at the same time.


Lilac and purple fall table.


The Pamplona GD Oriental Rug has subtle accents of lilac and purple along with yellow, orange and green. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.


Valentino Garavani was deeply moved by ancient Chinese textiles on his first visit to China in 1992 and decorated his French chateux in Chinoiserie style. The tablescape resonates with Chinoiserie needlepoint rug in the dining room.


Geometric Chinese fretwork patterns on the walls complement the Chinoiserie needlepoint rug in  Valentino’s dining room.


The Malaga Oriental Rug has a colorful Chinoiserie pattern. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.


A Gothic style English needlepoint rug complements the Pugin dining room by Melissa Wyndham in County Waterford, Ireland.


The Menton Needlepoint Rug was inspired by a French Empire rug. Rug Design © Asmara, Inc.



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