Choosing the right rug can sometimes be tricky. Shape, size, material and wearability are all factors to consider when buying a rug. There are no strict rules when it comes to picking your perfect rug, but we have created a go-to guide for selecting and placing the right rug for you!
A rug in the bedroom is all about a warm and comfortable underfoot, especially for those with hard flooring! For those wanting a larger rug for the room, we recommend a rectangular rug that sits right under the lower end of the bed and extends at least 50cm beyond the sides of the bed (depending on the size of your bedroom).
For those who don’t want a large rug but still want a warm underfoot when getting out of bed, we recommend a round or runner rug to place at either side of the bed.
Scale and proportion is key when placing a rug in your dining room. As a rule, you want your rug to be large enough to accommodate all the dining chairs, even when they are pulled out from the table. We recommend your rug be large enough to extend around 60-70cm beyond your table.
For high traffic, spill-risk areas like the dining area, we recommend a low-pile rug and easy-to-clean material like polypropylene for a rug.
Natural fibres like jute and hemp are eco-friendly and bio-degradable fibres that have a versatile look and feel that is easy to style. These fibres are durable and great for adding a touch of natural texture to a space.
Jute is highly absorbent, so it is best to avoid damp areas or spaces that may experience spills such and the bathroom, kitchen and dining areas, as liquids can stain the pile
A popular natural fibre, Wool is a soft and warm fibre with excellent insulating properties. Wool holds colour well and generally cleans easily.
New wool rugs may experience some shedding within the first few months, however this will diminish overtime with frequent vacuuming