Modern Flat Weave Rug, Origin: Central Asia – Checkerboard is a classic, energetic retro design that is back in today’s modern interior designs. New design trends offer exciting possibilities for this geometric classic. Checkerboard floors are an iconic vintage image, often created on a large scale using tile, or in smaller versions using mosaic tiles. Now, they are back, only they are smaller and have found their way into pieces that add pattern and soft texture to the room. They still add a bold contrast, but they do it in a more subdued way than their iconic predecessors.
Of course, you could use this modern flat weave rug to update a retro, retro-inspired, or vintage room, but today, you have many more choices for incorporating it. Black and white checkerboard still lends itself to pairing with lively colors. Red with checkerboard is a classic combination, but now, you have choices such as romantic pinks, sunny yellows, oranges, and brilliant blues. Adding a touch of color will create a space that is colorful and contemporary.
Another recent style trend is creating a black and white room that uses contrasting patterns and textures to break it up. The patterns are mix and match. Almost anything goes, including florals with geometrics, and combinations that were once against the design rules. This checkerboard rug is the perfect way to add a different pattern to the mix.
The artist added a bit of interest to this modern carpet by using colors that are not completely even across the shape. This adds an artistic character to the design and softens the lines a bit. Subtle greys in both the black and white areas give it a graphic quality.
This kilim is contemporary and trendy, making it the perfect piece for an ultra-modern room to pair with other bold patterns. It would soften a retro-inspired look with its gentle neutral color shifts. It could be used to add a touch of drama and personality to any vintage or modern interior.