The best stylish rugs for your living room

Do not be mistaken in thinking that the rug is an after-effect interior decoration – a well-chosen rug can really tie a room together

These are some of the best rugs to make a statement in your living room

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A well-chosen rug can add depth, texture, and a splash of color to a room. Pick the right room, and your room will be more comfortable, look more spacious—not to mention that your color scheme looks well coordinated, not casual.

Our first tip is to choose something bold and beautiful for your living room, while rugs throughout the home should lean toward neutral colors and textures.

What should you look for when buying a rug?

The color of your minimalism needs to relate to your room’s color scheme – which means it’s either in the same range or designed to offer a striking contrast. Don’t just pay attention to the color of the walls, but consider the curtains and furniture as well, because you’ll want a rug that doesn’t conflict with it.

In financial terms, it comes down to personal preference and budget.

  • Fleece is a popular choice for being long-lasting, attractive, warm and comfortable.
  • Cotton is good if you have children or pets because it is easy to wash.
  • Silk is a luxurious and decadent option that works well in bedrooms.
  • Synthetic materials are inexpensive.

What is bale?

Pile refers to the density of the fibers in your rug. The long/high pile means the rug will be more shaggy, while the low/short pile translates to a flat, less fluffy rug.

It’s perfectly fair to choose a long, shaggy rug just because you like the feel, but low-pile rugs are easier to clean and less maintenance – worth bearing in mind if you have people/small objects around the house.

Available in two different sizes, this lush display from The White Company is perfect for easily transforming any room.

It’s made from a high-quality blend of cotton and polyester, and woven with recycled threads, perfect for keeping sustainability in mind.

The simple monochromatic diamond pattern is timeless – it does the elegant trick of looking contemporary but not trendy – so you don’t have to worry about an update next season.

They are delightfully soft underfoot. investment piece.

Handwoven from recycled PET plastic, this eye-catching monochrome rug is perfect for defining a living space, ideal for those who are as eco-friendly as possible.

Recycled polyester, also known as PET, is obtained by melting existing plastic and recycling it into new polyester fibers that have a soft texture and feel very similar to cotton.

Add more personality to your home with this colorful rug. Its attractive texture is complemented by a triangular pattern in the latest warm pastel hues.

The rug is made of dirt-resistant polypropylene fibers woven into a durable jute backing, so you can rest assured it won’t get dirty – even in the busiest areas of the home. Available in seven different sizes with prices starting at £19.99.

We are huge fans of Made, who makes stylish indoor furniture at affordable prices.

Freda is a durable and easy-to-clean rug – it’s hypoallergenic condition makes it ideal if you have hay fever or have kids around the house.

The simple color scheme means it will work with most color schemes, and it comes in four different size options – you’ll almost certainly find one that works for you.

100% pure New Zealand wool + stunning minimalist Scandinavian design = a deliciously elegant and comfortable rug.

A simple color scheme can brighten up a living room without clashing with your decor. Made with 6mm thick recycled PET yarn, this is a durable rug that will last for years. Smart fabric means it can be viewed in both directions.

This thick, textured rug is perfect for adding depth to your living room or bedroom. Simply, yet elegant, its gray color is designed to match your home’s décor, not fight it.

Available in 8 sizes, we love its versatility – it would look right at home in a modern home, or a cottage.

This is super soft fleece underfoot.

Prices vary according to size, but start at £49.

This is an elegant and simple rug, to add a touch of sophistication to any room.

The silver color scheme works beautifully in a slightly bohemian home, while the super soft 100% polypropylene yarn is easy to care for, durable and feels soft underfoot.

We love it as a stylish and comfortable option.

Do you want something luxurious, easy to wear and delicate? You got it.

Available in seven different shades (from slate blue to dark pink, and caramel to peacock green), there’s a choice for everyone, from those who need a bold piece to accentuate a room, to a more subtle choice. It is super soft and comfortable. The high-gloss complex viscose is plush and light-reflecting.

This is a classic design that will never age – like a slice of honeycomb for your living room floor. 3D helps make your room look bigger.

With its thick, shaggy and soft pile it’s nice to walk on, this hand-carved hexagonal design is eye-catching but not overwhelming.

Material: Mohair is soft like baby hair. Visual: bold, vertical, colourful. This is a gorgeous and decadent rug for someone who really wants to go big with their living room décor.

Handwoven in Turkey, it is made using a traditional technique, demonstrating Colville’s commitment to artisanal craftsmanship.

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