Modern Rugs Blog

  1. The Search for Britain's Most Relaxed Pet

    The Search for Britain's Most Relaxed Pet
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  2. The Essential Rug Care Guide

    The Essential Rug Care Guide
    No matter how careful we are, accidents can and do happen. From the slip of a hand at the dinner table, to unknowingly trailing mud across a room, spills and stains can strike at any time. Rugs have infamously been used to strategically cover these eyesores but what happens when the stain is on the rug itself? To help you...
  3. Colour Psychology for Interior Design

    Colour Psychology for Interior Design
    For most, the use of colour only becomes significant when deciding that the living room needs a fresh lick of paint, some new upholstery, or for those mavericks amongst us, a complete house overhaul. More often than not, the challenge of finding the right colour to fit with the room becomes a routine of endless sample colour strips and the...
  4. Bordered Designer Rugs by Dekowe

    Bordered Designer Rugs by Dekowe
    If you are interested in using a natural flooring product in your home, consider something in the extensive collections offered by DeKowe Rugs. This company has been manufacturing floor fashions made with natural products for over a century, so you can be assured that the model you choose will be well made and it will last for a number of...
  5. Nourison Rugs from New York

    Nourison Rugs from New York
    Nourison Rugs is an American manufacturer that has established a reputation for producing high quality floor coverings. The company was founded in the 1970s and it is still a family-run enterprise. From the beginning, the founders wanted to focus their attention on meeting the needs of retailers by ensuring that it offers a wide selection of products that are available...
  6. Designer Rugs by Brink and Campman

    Designer Rugs by Brink and Campman
    Brink & Campman rugs are known for their high quality. The company not only manufacturers but also designs and develops its own products. Brink & Campman develop a new collection each year with updated designs in fashionable colours. The standard collection is carried only by the best decorator sites in the world. This exciting product line includes several styles for...
  7. Traditional rugs an excellent choice for classic decorating schemes

    Traditional rugs an excellent choice for classic decorating schemes
    If you are looking for a floor covering to complement a room that is decorated in a classic style, consider one of the traditional rugs available on the market today. These types of rugs can also be purchased for a room that is decorated in a contemporary style where you are trying to soften the look of the space. There...
  8. The Big Rug Guide 2013

    The Big Rug Guide 2013
    We begin our Blog in 2013 with our ‘Big Rug Guide’ – everything you need to know about different qualities, materials, styles and manufacturing techniques. Hand-loomed Rugs Hand-loomed rugs are typically flat-woven and can be used on both sides; one-sided piled pieces are however also available on the market, nowadays especially hand-loomed shaggy rugs from India. Unlike classic flatweaves or...
  9. Next Generation Acrylic Rugs

    Next Generation Acrylic Rugs
    When you are looking for rugs for your home, do not overlook the modern acrylic collections in your quest for the perfect floor covering. This type of floor covering includes a number of colours and styles. Acrylic rugs are a popular choice for consumers who want a modern look and a floor fashion which is less likely to shed than a...
  10. Hand Knotted Rugs from Tibet

    Hand Knotted Rugs from Tibet
    Tibetan rugs are known for their striking colours and large patterns. Traditionally, they were fashioned from highland sheep wool. These items were used for a number of purposes including wall hangings and flooring. The most common use for Tibetan rugs was for seating carpets. Commonly known as a khaden, they measured 3x5 feet, 0.9 m x 1.6 m. The knots...
  11. The History of European Rug Designs

    The History of European Rug Designs
    European rugs are different from traditional Oriental rugs in that they were not fashioned for everyday use or to sell in a local or foreign marketplace. Most of them were designed by famous designers and custom-made for wealthy customers. Their designs were similar to the painting and architecture that were popular during different historical periods. Fine rugs made in France in...
  12. Cotton Chenille and Natural Floor Coverings

    Cotton Chenille and Natural Floor Coverings
    Cotton chenille and natural floor coverings make up part of modern rug collections. These materials are a good choice when durability is a desirable trait. Materials like jute, sisal, and denim are wonderful choices when you are looking for a natural look for your room. Cotton chenille rugs are available in several colours and styles that will help you find...