Best six rugs

By Rosanna Holmes,
31st August 2011 - 09:28

Give your floor an easy update with these beautiful designs 

MODERN TWIST

The ‘Mountain spot kilim’ rug by Donna Wilson is a modern twist on a classic design. It is sure to make a bold statement in any room with its geometric snow-covered mountain peaks. Available in two colours, it costs £475.
020 7749 0768; donnawilson.com

BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL
Be bold with the 'Leopold Chartreuse' rug from Designers Guild. The striking hexagonal motifs will give your floor a modern look. It costs £375.
020 7351 5775; designersguild.com

A TOUCH OF LUXURY
Indulge in a little bit of luxury with this sumptuous ‘Shearling Solar Sheepskin’ rug from John Lewis. The repeated crescent design adds a slight retro vibe. From £695.
08456 049049; johnlewis.com


COMING UP ROSES

This one-off, needlepoint rug can be found online at Vintage Home. This piece will add plenty of vintage character and charm to any room. A little gem, it costs £44.
01432 830236; vintage-home.co.uk

FLORAL STATEMENT
Add a splash of femininity to your room with this oriental-inspired, circular ‘Stellata’ rug available from Anthropologie. The pink magnolia flowers and soft grey patterns complement each other perfectly. From £68.
020 3119 2907; anthropologie.eu


RUGGED CHARM
If you're thinking of investing in an antique rug, try this Khamseh rug from South West Persia, c1880, which is on sale for £3,950 at Burford Rug Gallery.
01993 824500; burfordruggallery.co.uk

For more rugs and a special guide to carpets, see the October issue of Homes & Antiques, on sale 7th September.

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