Modern Flat Weave Rug, Origin: Central Asia – This wool modern flat weave rug has a playful and whimsical touch that makes it the perfect piece for creating a space that is fresh and contemporary. Bold geometric patterns are being used to add life to neutral palettes and color blocked rooms. This rug using simple geometric shapes but has several elements that add interest.
Neutral geometric rugs are being used to add liveliness to rooms that feature neutral grays, browns, and even black and white. In a black and white room, this rug would hold its own in a more dramatic setting, but the grays would also tone down the contrast of the space. In a room of soft grays, the rug would add a bit of interest, without straying from the color scheme.
The artist of this kilim created a contrast between the horizontal stripes and the vertical motion of the rug. The zigzag line emphasizes the horizontal movement and adds an element of surprise to the design. The broad stripes have gentle color shifts that add texture to the rug and gives it a natural flow from one color to the next.
This contemporary piece holds many possibilities for modern interior designs. Neutral rugs and geometrics are now being incorporated into room design in refreshing and exciting ways. Rugs in neutral geometric designs are being paired with vibrant, saturated colors such as bluebird and golden yellow. They also add to global and eclectic palettes that use maroons and dragonfly deep blue.
The simple pattern of this carpet would be the perfect touch for a room that uses retro-style furniture with plenty of space below the piece. It also has a tribal feel, making it perfect for a contrasting pattern in a Boho chic room. The beauty of this carpet is its versatility. It could take on a character that pairs well with steel and glass, or it could be used to add a primitive feel to the room. This rug holds many possibilities for the creative designer.