Art Deco Rug, England, Early 20th Century– This pioneering Art Deco rug produced in England features a simple and elegant abstract pattern comprised of color blocks and rectilinear figures arranged in an overlapping composition. The unadorned angles and intersections of the gradient panels have a phenomenal minimalist presence that is exceptionally modern. Staged groups of segmented color bars set in strategic locations break up the stark composition providing interest and movement while showcasing the complementary background colors that are a central part of the composition. This classically modern Art Deco rug from England is a prime example of the timeless and elegant designs that became staples of evolving modern design movements. This innovative Art Deco rug typifies the less is more principle that influenced minimalist design trends for the better part of the 20th century. This carpet was produced at the James Templeton & Co. in Glasgow. They are also known for producing the carpets on the Titanic.