Architectural Digest March 2015: 9 Best Rooms with Decorative Rugs

The March 2015 Architectural Digest’s 9 best interiors with decorative rugs are all about combining traditonal and modern sensibilities to create memorable interiors.


A white rug with a sculpted geometric pattern that combines elements of the Greek key and basket weave patterns brings texture, energy and movement to the living room of Kara and Stephen Ross’s Manhattan penthouse designed by Ingrao, Inc. A round black coffee table introduces a contrasting round shape and color.


A gray contemporary rug with an embossed circular pattern compliments the rounded shapes in the chandelier and creates a pleasing contrast with the rectangular metal dining table and linear window and ceiling designs in the Manhattan penthouse by Ingrao.


A taupe contemporary rug with small textured squares creates an enjoyable contrast with the highly polished ebony round table and Art Deco side chairs in family room designed by Ingrao.

contemporary-rug-blue-and-white-rug-living-room-lapo-elkann-milan-apartment-architectural-digest-february-2015A glossy painted floor with a high contrast blue and white zigzag pattern evokes ocean waves and compliments a curving turquoise and navy leather sectional sofa, bamboo leaf wallcovering and colorful Andy Warhol screen prints in the Milan penthouse of Fiat heir and fashion entrepreneur Lapo Elkann designed by architect Natalia Bianchi.

contemporary-rug-white-rug-master-bedroom-Tommy_Mottola-Thalia-greenwich-home-architectural-digest-february-2015A white contemporary rug compliments a colorful Richmond Burton abstract painting, a Vladimir Kagan chaise longue and a fur bed cover in the Katch I.D. designed master bedroom of the Greenwich, Connecticut home of high flying former Sony Music Entertainment Chief Tommy Mottola and his Latin Pop Queen wife Thalia.

A steel blue contemporary rug and a custom walnut platform bed compliment panoramic views of Los Angeles in the master suite of Michael Bay’s hilltop home decorated by Lorraine Letendre and Lynda Murray.


Michael Bay’s master suite sits atop the main level of the house.

contemporary-rug-stone-floor-master-bath-Michael-Bay-Los-Angeles-Lorraine-Letendre-Lynda_Murray-architectural-digest-february-2015The master bath in Michael Bay’s Los Angeles home.

contemporary-rug-grey-rug-gray-rug-living-room-neil-patrick-harris-david-burtka-harlem-townhouse-_Trace-Lehnhoff-architectural-digest-february-2015An orange high-back chair and Hermès blanket create pops of warm color on blue sectional sofas anchored by a gray contemporary rug in the living room of actors David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris’s newly renovated Harlem townhouse decorated by Trace Lehnhoff.

An Oushak rug anchors a leather sofa and compliments colorful magic memorabilia in the den of David Burtka and Neil Patrick Harris’s Harlem townhouse.

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