Modern Oushak / Country of Origin: Turkey / Circa Date: Modern – This gorgeous earthy modern Oushak rug uses neutral tones and has an abstract quality that would be perfect for a contemporary room setting. Oushak is a city in Turkey that has carpet weaving traditions that go back to the 15th and 16th centuries. They are known for creating carpets with beautiful designs, a luminous glow, and a soft texture that feels luxurious on your feet. They continue this tradition of bringing to the world fine carpets with this newest modern Oushak collection.
These carpets are inspired by traditional Oushak carpet designs, only they have been given an abstract quality that reflects the traditions of the past, but in a way that is updated and contemporary. This beautiful carpet echoes the variety of design and color combinations for which Oushak carpets are known, but in a way that is the perfect match for modern décor.
This carpet uses earthy brown and neutral grays with color shifts that mimic the organic world. It is created in a way that is meant to give it a global, well-traveled feel and an aged character. You can see reflections of traditional Oushak rug design in its gorgeous florals and formal layout.
Oushak carpets are known as pieces that retain a hint of their tribal character in the motifs and colors, even though they are a traditional city carpet. This carpet is an excellent example that shows that this is still true today. This carpet could easily be used in a more formal setting with its gorgeous colors and layout. It has an artistic quality like a fine piece of artwork, yet it still has an organic tribal quality, too.
This is a gorgeous modern rug that would add a warm glow to a room of neutral tones. It would also complement a room inspired by nature with natural colors and textures. The rug is neutral in color, only with more intense, saturated tones. It would be the perfect piece for adding depth to a more subdued palette with its richness and luminescence.