Modern Rugs Blog

  1. How our favourite interior bloggers style their homes for Christmas

    How our favourite interior bloggers style their homes for Christmas
    As soon as the frosty mornings and icy evenings bite, it’s your cue to turn your usual décor into a wondrous winter wonderland. Whether this means adding gold, sparkly accents to minimalist spaces, or creating a pared-down, rustic look reminiscent of The Holiday, there are countless ways to approach festive décor during this period. Reinventing the wheel, however, is often...
  2. Exoticism - Interior Trends From Around the World

    Exoticism - Interior Trends From Around the World
    Every year, it seems, interior designers find themselves fawning over a new style. And, while Scandinavian interiors have been a popular choice for many years, 2018 is the year where exotic trends (known as 'Exoticism') take over.
  3. How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home

    How To Bring Lagom Living Into Your Home
    Tipped as the latest Scandinavian lifestyle concept, Lagom is the trend on the lips of interior designers everywhere. Erroneously touted as the successor to Hygge, the Danish concept of cosiness, Lagom is more of a doctrine than a lifestyle trend.
  4. Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet - Compare Flooring Options

    Flooring Ideas Cheatsheet - Compare Flooring Options
    Choosing the right flooring is far more complex than just settling on a stylish design. From cost to durability, aesthetics to practicality, there is a whole spectrum of factors to ponder before making a decision. But with so much to consider, where do you start? To help you on your way, we’ve compiled a list of 10 flooring types and...
  5. #rugspo - Rug Inspiration From Our Favourite Instagrammers

    #rugspo - Rug Inspiration From Our Favourite Instagrammers
    Forget #fitspo or #foodspo, we're all about #rugspo! Whether you need to warm up your living room, add a splash of colour to your bedroom, or find that perfect wall decoration for your study, you can always rely on a rug. However sometimes it can be tricky to find the right rug. What colour should you go for? Do you...
  6. Dulux Colour of the Year 2018

    Dulux Colour of the Year 2018
    Drum roll, please. The moment interior designers and stylists have been waiting for has finally arrived: Dulux’s 2018 Colour of the Year is… Heart Wood! Both earthy and elegant, this stylish colour was chosen as part of the brand’s industry-acclaimed trend forecast, ColourFutures, now in its 15th year. Described as a “beautiful warm pink”, this gentle hue has a hint...
  7. Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?

    Should You Take Your Shoes Off At The Door?
    If you think leaving shoes on in the house is a nasty habit, then you’re not alone. People from all over the world – from Indonesia to Sweden – take their shoes off at the door with no questions asked. In the UK, however, it’s a hugely divisive topic: households are either 100 per cent “shoes on” or “shoes off”...
  8. Interior Trends for 2017

    Interior Trends for 2017
    2016 has been a memorable year for interior design. Iconic trends incorporating everything from geometric prints to bright block colours have dominated the pages of magazines and blogs. The question is: what’s next? We spoke to some of the industry’s top trend spotters to find out what they’re predicting in the way of interior trends for 2017. Hygge The concept...
  9. Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season

    Ten Easy Christmas Craft Ideas to Make this Festive Season
       There’s nothing more comforting than decorating your house for the festive season, especially with a mulled wine or mince pie in hand. From baubles and fairy lights to cosy, deep-pile shaggy rugs, Christmas decorations can inject a much-needed dose of hygge into the home. But that doesn’t mean you have to spend a fortune on cosy and creative accessories...
  10. Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet

    Indoor Plant Care: Cheat Sheet
    It isn’t often you find a home accessory that looks good, boosts your mood and cleans your living space. We are, of course, talking about plants. With so many varieties, however, and with such confusion about indoor plant care, it isn’t always easy to know which to buy. That’s where our cheat sheet comes in: with help from award-winning...
  11. 8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room

    8 Rugs that will instantly Hygge-Style your Room
      As the winter nights draw in and the temperature begins to fall, it’s natural to want to barricade yourself in your home and spruce up the place with some cosy interior design features. Enter the trend of the moment: the Danish concept of hygge. What is Hygge?  Pronounced “hue-ga”, this Danish mainstay refers to feelings of togetherness, cosiness and...
  12. How to Hygge – Anywhere!

    How to Hygge – Anywhere!
      As winter descends upon us and the clocks go back, it’s the perfect time to embrace the popular Danish notion of “Hygge”.  From embracing the cooler temperatures, getting wrapped up in chunky scarves, to bringing cosiness to your interiors with deep, shaggy rugs, you can pretty much Hygge Anywhere.  Read on to find out how a few simple steps...

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