Bring Nature Indoors: How to Decorate with Green Rugs

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At our core, we crave open spaces natural light and as Tom Jones so famously sings, “It's good to touch the green, green grass of home." Those words ring true perhaps because, from forest floors to farmers’ fields, much of the world’s natural carpet is green. All the more reason to consider the allure of green rugs for your next interior design project. Read More

Four Ways of Designing Stunning Rooms with Green Rugs

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Green rugs often feature patterns derived from nature; the leaves and flora of nature are by and large green, so it’s a expected motif. Throughout history artists have invented many different rug patterns inspired by nature. If you want your room to stand out, then try green rugs with patterns that have a personality and do not just represent nature in a conventional and expected way. Read More

How the Shapes in Geometric Rugs Shape Our Emotions

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"I always put in one controversial item. It makes people talk." Dorothy Draper was talking about her approach to design, but she may as well have been referring to the effect that geometric rugs can have on a room. Geometric rugs are more than just floor coverings filled with designs featuring angles or curves. Have you ever noticed that you're drawn to particular shapes? If someone placed a square table in front of you and a round one, you'd probably have pretty strong opinions about which one you'd want in your home. Not only are humans drawn to certain shapes, but they're also drawn to symmetry and proportion. Shapes literally "shape" our emotions, drawing out of us a wide range of emotions ranging from ethereal calm to vivid, dynamic energy., Read More