Beautiful Room Size Modernist Collection Rug, Rug Type / Country of Origin: India – This bold, black, and white contemporary modernist carpet makes a bold statement. This abstract piece uses contrast and form to create a piece that will easily be the focal point of the room. Black and white are a classic combination, and this piece does it in a distinctively modern way.
This bold lines and contrast of this modern rug would be the perfect piece in a room that also features other bold shapes and lines, as in an industrial space or other contemporary room design. It is created using areas of high and low weaving, further distinguished by color. This is a black and white carpet, but from a distance, the white areas take on a gray appearance. This is an optical illusion that allows it to fit with a neutral color palette, too.
Black and white give this carpet a classic look, but the design creates a feel that is contemporary and fresh. The piece makes a bold statement and will create a statement within the room design. Of particular interest is the artist’s use of black and white space. Darker spaces tend to draw the space closer and make it look smaller. This can be used to create a cozy feeling within the room.
Lighter spaces tend to make the area look more expansive and airy. The artist who designed this carpet, woven in India, uses black predominantly, but they gave it just enough white to prevent it from making the room look too dark. The color balance in the piece enhances the use of white lines to draw the eye outward. This also increases the appearance of the size of the carpet.
The solid black line is placed slightly off-center and does not separate the change in the direction of the white rectangles. This creates asymmetry that adds to the modern feel of the piece. This abstract carpet would complement a number of contemporary designs and create a bold, modern feel in the room.