Rugs: art for your floor
We’ve picked out the six biggest trends in rugs at the moment. Plus, all you need to know about buying vintage – because some styles never go out of fashion
Discover the six trends and how to shop them
1 TEXTURE TAKES OVER Forget flat rugs. This year’s designs have a new dimension
The current desire for added texture is driving innovation. Classic Swedish brand Kasthall has created the ‘Field’ rug, with a relief pattern that’s produced using different heights of bouclé ( looped wool). Meanwhile, at Italian brand Cc-tapis, design wunderkind Faye Toogood experiments with traditional quilting, applique and stitching techniques for her ‘Quilt’ rug. And at Dutch company Danskina, the ‘Burrow’ rug by design director Hella Jongerius uses simple hand-knotting techniques to create three-dimensional texture.