Often times an interior designer with build the room around an area rug, area rugs provide an element of comfort, they can make a statement and they are also functional. Every year the New York International Carpet Show brings together the best rug designers in the world to showcase their new designs. What is the latest in area rug design? Let’s see what you can expect to find in homes in the upcoming season. Here is a look at the variety of rugs from the 2016 show.
Versatile Area Rugs
One of the things that designers have been striving for in the past couple of years is versatility. They are trying to create the perfect rug that can work with just about any style, whether you have a contemporary home or something more traditional. The rugs have simple colors and patterns that can survive any redecorating scheme you decide to take. They are creating rugs that will last the tests of time and style.
More Subtle Color Scheme
Color is a crucial part of design and this year designers are going for a much more subtle look. That allows you to play up other elements in the space and the warm tones can bring together a neutral space. Subtle colors also work better with any type of design scheme that you are currently using. However, don’t think that this year’s rugs are boring by any means.
Detailed Patterns and Designs
Geometric patterns in area rugs are still hugely popular but artisans are getting inspiration from all over. They are experimenting with material as well as color, in contemporary rugs you will find not only silk from China but also wool from Tibet to create truly inspiring masterpieces. Rugs may only feature one or two colors you may find thirty shades or more of that color. The dyes that are used in hand made rugs are natural and environmentally friendly.
Customizable for Size and Pattern
Many rug designers are simply letting the customer decide, that way they create an exclusive and one of a kind design that is perfect for the client. This rugs won’t come cheap and it is nothing like picking out an area rug at home depot. The designer will work with you to create a design that is ideal for your space and in the right dimension.
If you haven’t been to the New York International Carpet Show then you don’t know what you are missing. As a designer it has all you need to find the latest and most unique designs to satisfy even the most discerning client.