Add a Dash of Panache: Defining Spaces with Area Rugs

Get our great tips on how to define spaces using area rugs

By Sharon Johnson


Area rugs are one of the most versatile elements in a designer's tool kit. They have seemingly magical powers in their ability to turn one space into two, define a particular area, or even accent a single piece of furniture. Whether your look is traditional, transitional, or up-to-the-minute modern, take inspiration from the way these top designers use area rugs to work a bit of decorating wizardry.

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Living Room by Axis Mundi

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This large-scale area rug adds a welcome pop of color against the neutral walls and furnishings. It defines the seating area while adding an extra element of luxury and warmth.
Living Room
by Axis Mundi

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