It’s tempting to play safe when it comes to decorating the living room. After all, you need classic pieces that can stand the test of time. But while minimal decor can pare down a room, it also runs the risk of making the room feel too bare and impersonal. The solution? Incorporate picture perfect patterned rugs. From vibrant kilim rugs to minimal Beni Ourain weaves, dressing up your floor can instantly add style to the overall look of your space. Read on for our round-up of instaworthy patterned rugs that will turn your living room from drab to fab.
The iconic pattern is as classic as it can get, and also the easiest way to elevate a living room into a chic space.
If you’re conservative with prints, stripes are the way to go. It adds movement to the floor without making it look too busy, and work well to accommodate other geometric forms like square print cushions and spherical statement lighting.
Geometric prints are the ultimate modern design essential. You can’t go wrong with giving your living room textured geometry with colorful rugs.
With plenty of options in the market, incorporating geometric prints into your floors is easier than ever. Perfect with classic furniture pieces like loveseats and mid-century modern style coffee tables, geometric rugs can add instant energy without being overwhelming.
Kilim rugs are not for the faint-hearted, but they can immediately brighten the living room with their festive colors and mesmerizing prints.
Loud and bold, only the daring can pull off the kilim trend. Its hues are undeniably eye-catching making them a well-loved print by those with a penchant for the eclectic. That said, if you have minimal living room with barely any decor, throwing in a kilim rug will instantly liven up your space.
Originated from central Morocco, Azizal rugs can inject a pop of color to the living room while still keeping it subtle.
Typically, Azizal rugs are distinguished by their predominantly white color and woven geometric lines in bright hues. Whether you have a minimal living room or a modern space, Azizal rugs feature artistic designs that can take your living room the next level.
Boucherouite rugs might remind you of 1970s shag carpets, because of their long fabric strands that give them a fluffy appearance. But despite that, Boucherouite rugs have been designer favorites in the recent years, thanks to their playful prints.
Made by the Berber women of Morocco,Boucherouite rugs combine traditional weaving techniques with plenty of discarded textiles as a way of maximizing raw materials. Not only is it a great way to recycle, it also results in spellbinding designs that are fun and stylish to have at home.
Laid Back Beni Ourain
Chances are, you’ve probably seen the ubiquitous Beni Ourain rug showing up on your favorite design bloggers’ Instagram feeds. And that’s partly because its black and white charm seems to just blend perfectly into interior spaces.
Just like Azizal rugs, Beni Ourain rugs feature neutral white backgrounds but this time, with black woven lines. This muted design makes them the perfect candidate for modern living rooms, looking to soften sleek furniture edges while giving the floor personality.
Do you own one of these rugs at home? Tell us about your favorite in the comments below!
If you’re in the process of styling the living room, you should read our guide to 7 different types of coffee tables that will liven up your space.