Unify Antique and Modern with Geometric Rugs: 14 Gorgeous Rooms

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Our earliest ancestors began decorating their dwellings and textiles with geometric patterns thousands of years ago. We can find geometric patterns in the architecture of civilizations all over the world from the Aztec to ancient Greece to Africa.. The other amazing thing about geometric patterns is that even though their origins are ancient, their sensibility is very modern. Interior designers have discovered that geometric rugs are a great for pulling together antique and modern elements in a room into a harmonious and distinctive whole as we shall in the 14 gorgeous interiors with geometric rugs in today's post.  Read More

Geometric Rugs Bring High Style to 4 Modern Interiors

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Modern design is about structure, with attention to shapes, pattern, and clean lines.  To create this modern aesthetic, choosing a well-made geometric rug will help you design a chic and welcoming room. Unlike traditional French and Oriental rugs, geometric rugs aim for sleek, simple texture rather than grand formality.  This doesn't mean that geometric rugs are informal - on the contrary - their clever design can make them high-style pieces for any interior. With their emphasis on simplicity, geometric rugs embody the minimal, sophisticated style of today' fashion trends. Read More

Stunning Interiors Pair Geometric Rugs and Vibrant Colors: 7 Tips

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Geometric rugs offer a great way for adding some razzle-dazzle to your room's design. The interplay of geometric forms can turn even the blandest room into a space worth talking about. Geometric patterns create visual interest in a room; they draw the eye and bring a young energy to an interior. You can further elevate the impact of geometric rugs by pairing them with boldly colored fabrics and vibrantly colored walls. Using geometric rugs in brightly colored rooms is akin to having your cake and eating it too. Far from overwhelming a space, carefully chosen wall and fabric colors can work together harmoniously with a geometric rug to create a powerful effect. Listed below are images of rooms and tips for how you can make geometric rugs and vibrant colors a winning combination in your next interior design. Read More

Geometric Rugs Add Zip to 4 Rooms by Star Decorators

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Geometric rugs are being used by the rising stars of interior design in new and exciting ways. Geometric rugs first became popular when British design icon David Hicks reached into historical documents going back 2000 years and came up with fabrics and rugs based on patterns found on ancient monuments, mosaics and buildings. Hicks introduced his geometric rugs to the London of the 1960's and 70's to great acclaim. For the last few years interior designers have rediscovered the beauty and flexibility of geometric rugs and have used them in more and more exciting ways. With so many exciting rooms to chose from, it is hard to pick just four for this blog post. I hope you will be as impressed as I am and find these rooms inspiring and just fun to look at. Read More

Geometric Rugs Bring Chic, Modern Look to Interiors: 3 Tips

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Fashion Designer Michael Kors advises that, “Scale changes something ordinary and mundane into something special.” In this post we are going to look at how international designer Lorenzo Castillo utilizes this principle with geometric rugs that have large-scale patterns. Working in both residential and commercial interior design, Castillo’s large-print geometric rugs always create a chic, modern vibe. Read More

Geometric Rugs Add Glamour to 4 Interiors by Kelly Wearstler

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Fashion designer Michael Kors once said “Scale changes something ordinary and mundane into something special.” This is true for interior design as much as it does to fashion. We are going to look how you can create different looks with geometric rugs that have small scale and large scale patterns. We will look at four rooms by the celebrated West Coast interior designer Kelly Wearstler. Read More

Geometric Rugs Add Modern Flair to 4 Interiors

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Geometric rugs can provide a funky, modern flair to any space.  It's easy to be intimidated, as geometric rugs often carry a large presence on their own and some may fear they will clash with other objects in the room.  However, Architect Carlos Aparicio advises, "If the objects hold their own ground and are powerful in their own right, there's no mismatch.  Pieces that were never imagined sharing a room can somehow look great together."  Keeping this in mind, there are some simple ways to incorporate the unconventional and sleek charm of geometric rugs while creating a beautiful harmony. Read More

Geometric Rugs Enhance 4 Modern and Traditional Interiors

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Geometric patterned floors go back two thousand years to classical Greece and Rome and in the past few years we have seen a great resurgence in the popularity of geometric rugs with patterns inspired by antique stone and wood floors and classical architecture. The new geometric rugs are very versatile and are being used by interior designers with both modern and traditional furniture. A carefully chosen geometric rug can create cohesion and make the overall room design more engaging. Whether you choose a bold geometric pattern in highly contrasting colors or a subtle pattern in soft colors, geometric rugs are an excellent choice. Read More

Geometric Rugs Add Chic Vibe to 4 Interiors

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If you feel as though your current room design is a little lackluster, you may want to consider breaking out one of the most versatile of all design tools- the noble rug. Rugs can span the gamut from cozy oriental rugs to bold geometric rugs. Many top designers today incorporate geometric rugs into their designs as a way of defining different seating area, pulling together furniture and art of different styles into a unified whole or creating interest and comfort with a luxurious texture. Geometric rugs are great way to start your room design as they can guide and inspire the choice of fabrics, colors and furniture. Read More

Geometric Rugs Bring Ton of Personality to 3 Chic Interiors

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Geometric patterns add energy and chic style to an interior. Take a look at the amazing presence created by the geometric tiled floor and vibrantly colorful geometric patterns on the ceiling of the famous “Peacock room” in Tuscany’s Castello di Sammezzano. So stunning, you’d never imagine it was abandoned, but it is. Photo courtesy of photozonly.com Choosing the right pattern and palette for a geometric rug can be difficult if you try to find a rug after a room has already been decorated. This is why many interior designers start the room by first choosing a rug. Some designer's such as Thomas C. Achille even go so far as to advise, “Let the rug be the star.” Today we’re going to put this approach into action and show how three designers have created chic, personal spaces with geometric rugs. Read More