10 Colourful, Cosy Rugs That Add Comfort And Style To Your Home
Rugs instantly add comfort to any home. They’re one of the easiest ways to create a sense of cosiness and shape an inviting ambience. Besides providing warmth and protecting the floor from scratches, these soft textiles also help define an area, particularly in homes with an open-plan layout.
Opting for a decorative rug delivers an added tactile layer to a space. Make a style statement with various colours, patterns, and texture to form a strong visual impact that will elevate the room. There’s a style to suit nearly every taste, whether you’re looking for a sleek natural sisal rug or a soft and colourful patterned rug.
1/10 Hay Pinocchio rug
Contrary to what you may expect, this colourful rug is not named after the famous childhood character. It gains its namesake from its resemblance to colourful sugar-coated liquorice balls, a popular Danish candy. The rug is handmade in Nepal using traditional craft techniques, where the vibrant felt balls are individually rolled and strung on a cord. The colourful elements are then placed together and sewn into a circular rug that adds a playful touch to any interior.
2/10 Pieces Wavy rug by An Aesthetic Pursuit
Created by Brooklyn-based creative agency An Aesthetic Pursuit, this iconic colourful rug is a huge favourite amongst maximalist home decor enthusiasts. The wavy 60-inch statement piece is meticulously crafted from 10 multicoloured stripes, resulting in a fun and eye-catching accent rug that will surely steal the show in any room. Hand-tufted using various techniques to create a unique textured finish, the rug features multiple pile heights made possible by hand-dyed New Zealand wool yarns.
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3/10 Toulemonde Bochart Mackintosh rug
Featuring patchwork lines in various hues and sizes, this patterned rug from French carpet studio Toulemonde Bochart is a striking statement for both living rooms and bedrooms. The rug is available in two colourways: Brique, a warmer terracotta, as well as Nordique, a slightly cooler grey-blue. Hand-tufted by master artisans in India, the rug uses 100 per cent local wool, reducing carbon footprint by eliminating the need for intercontinental transport of raw materials.
4/10 Baxter Himani C Rug
As part of a three-piece limited-edition collection by luxury Italian furniture brand Baxter, the Himani C rug is characterised by its irregular shape. Designed with a contemporary flourish, the rug is made up of organic lines, three-dimensional elements, and an interesting textural finish from the combination of Ngari and Himalayan wool alongside Indian sari silk.
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5/10 Okej Cloud Blue Squiggle rug
Give your home a fun and fresh look with this graphic rug from Swedish-American design studio Okej. Inspired to create furnishings and rugs as collectible pieces of art, the studio strives to infuse a mixture of quirkiness and sophistication into their work. Exquisitely handmade in Sweden, the bold rug has a thick wool surface that provides warmth and a luxurious texture underfoot. A varied range of colourways and sizes are on the market.
6/10 Aratamete Ibiza rug
Timeless and classic, the natural sisal rug stylishly dresses the floor of living spaces. The natural sisal fibre, available in three different colours, is both sustainable and durable. Ideal for high-traffic areas indoors, the Ibiza rug adds warmth and dimension to your floors.
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7/10 Tai Ping Chinoiseries Berri rug by Ramy Fischler
Inspired by the 18th-century chinoiserie decorative style, the Berri rug from Tai Ping’s Chinoiseries collection features an abstract design. Guest designer Ramy Fischler was inspired by Livres de desseins chinois, an ancient work written by Jean-Antoine Fraisse. Light washes of ethereal pastel hues float across the asymmetrical rug, creating a serene and elegant aura.
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8/10 Living DNA Alchemy Cloud round rug
Soft and plush, this hand-woven round rug from local homeware company Living DNA lends a sophisticated elegance to the room with its monochromatic scheme. The viscose rug features a velvet-like sheen that subtly elevates the look and feel of the textile. The versatile cream shade is also perfect for a range of interior styles.
9/10 Versace Greca Rose Dawn rug
Created by renowned architects and designers Ludovica and Roberto Palomba with input from creative director Donatella Versace, the Versace Greca rug features a dusty rose pink shade and is from the brand’s 2021 collection. Made with plush wool, the luxurious rug features the brand’s signature Medusa motif and Greca borders.
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10/10 The Rug Maker Rimba rug by WOHAbeing
Designed by local architecture practice WOHA and produced by homegrown rug studio The Rug Maker, the Rimba rug is part of the Corak collection created for WOHAbeing, which explores the signature traits of classic Asian design. With an irregular outline and vibrant green motifs, the rug plays with the abstraction and repetition of patterns.