13 Chic Luxury Area Rugs That Will Upgrade Any Space

Designing the perfect space means thinking about everything from the size of the furniture to color of your home accessories. One of the most important accessories that can truly make or break a space is an area rug. For some, rugs might serve as a means of protecting a hardwood floor cushioning a surface. For others, including interior designers, area rugs are a staple for almost any room and can be the glue that brings the whole look together. Some interior designers even argue that you should consider designing your room around a rug.

Luxury area rugs can last lifetimes. In many cases, luxury handmade rugs have several elements that go into what makes them so special. Materials, size, production time, and other critical factors set quality rugs apart from inexpensive mass-produced options. For example, a hand-knotted 9'x12' rug is composed of up to 1.5 million individually hand-tied knots that takes crafters about 1500 hours to make from start to finish.

Whether you are browsing for just the right rug to finish off a room's look or beginning a design project with a rug, here are 15 of our favorite luxury designer area rugs for any room.


1. Tres Vegetal Hand Loomed Rug by Nanimarquina


This rug, designed by Elisa Padrón & Nani Marquina, is designed in a variety of colors and styles. It showcases a rustic style with the use of natural-looking hemp. Hand-spun fiber is biodegradable, lightweight, and resistant to wear and tear.

This rug is a flat weave created in India that offers a uniqueness through the irregularities generated by the crossing of the fibers and their different thicknesses, but also in the shades of beige, ivory, or off-white fibers.


2. Persian Color Rug by Nanimarquina


This luxurious rug demonstrates the epitome of tradition and craftsmanship. It is flexible, soft, and bright that is simple and plain. The Persian Colors rugs are knitted with Persian knot and hand spun Afghan wool through a laborious manual process that enriches the fabric providing a texture of extreme softness. The collection is hand spun, giving irregular properties that showcase ancestral techniques. 

3. Seta II Rug by GT Design

JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Seta II Rug GT Designs Natural

The Seta II Rug shares a unique tactile and light experience. Created with silk yarn and pure wool, this hand-woven rug is designed in warm earth tones. This sophisticated design is perfect to bring together all the design elements of your room.


4. Textures Tweed Rug by GT Design

JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Textures Tweed Rug Dining Room

This rug is part of a collection of rugs created with wool woven on a mechanical loom. The rugs are flexible and stain resistant. This design features broad striped woolen weaves, thanks to the addition of an interlaced yarn in silky polyester. The rug has wool and polyester yarns entwined softly to produce an elegant textured weave. 


5. Shadows Rug by Golran


This rug, designed by Isabella Sodi, is a beautiful medley of dark and light tones. The design is available in a variety of color options, including beige, black, brown, gold, white, sweet pink, and lapis.


6. In-Touch Rug by GT Design


This rug is incredibly soft and produced in Tencel, which is one of the most eco-friendly fibers on the market. Versatile and chic, this rug is perfect for all types of contemporary styles.


7. Luna Rug by Nanimarquina


Asking for the moon is no longer impossible. This dreamy rug is a re-edition of Oscar Tusquets’ La Luna rugs from the ’80s. This rug features warmer tones in brown and beige. The Luna rug is perfect for hallways or the foot of a bed. 


8. Black on White Rug, Estambul by Nanimarquina

JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Black on White Rug Estambul Nanimarquina

This unique rug adds a type of artwork to the floor - drawing your eyes to it immediately. The original sketch for this rug was a watercolor painted by Mariscal in 1987. Using this concept as a starting point, the design is updated using unique patterns reminiscent of comics.


9. Blur Rug by Nanimarquina

 JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Blur Rug Nanimarquina

This rug seems simple from afar, but up close it features shapes and textures that have a life of their own. This "blurred" effect that is seen from a distance is achieved by inverting the sense in which the kilims are traditionally woven - a laborious process. This change in weaving causes the lines to be blurred, mixing two colors unevenly, creating an aged rug, reminiscent of the past.


10. Coconutrug, Terra Fresca - Aria Aperta Rug by GT Design 

JANGEORGe-Interiors and Furniture Coconutrug Terra Fresca Aria Aperta Rug GT Design

This rug is created using top quality coconut fiber that is perfect to protect the floor, in areas subjected to heavy footfall, in homes with pets, holiday homes, at the seaside, or in the mountains. In Aria Aperta, the coconut fiber is embellished with a multicolored technical yarn, and in Terra Fresca by a luminous fiber in neutral hues.


11. Fluid Rug by GT Design

JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Fluid Rug GT Design

This rug is very versatile and is suitable for many environments, including residential, commercial, and hospitality. The high-performance yarns are woven using a handmade technique that allows to customize the textures with inlay designs, and bouclé and cut pile finishes resulting in one-of-kind pieces. This collection was selected to be included in exclusive projects by top international architectural firms such as Zada Hadid and Gensler. 


12. Hand Knotted, Cobble Rug by Gan Rugs

JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Cobble Rug Grey Office

This contemporary cobblestone-inspired rug combines grey and black in an interesting pattern. Designed with hand-knitted wool, it will not only add texture to your room, but provide a soft oasis for your feet.  


13. Kama Ambient Rug by GT Design

JANGEORGe Interiors and Furniture Kama Rug Neutral

Designed by Deanna Comellini, this rug captures light and allows it to bounce and reflect through the weave. Soft to touch, visually exciting esthetics, the hand-spun fibers are luxurious and refined with a touch of bold.

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