Top 5 Rug Styles Of 2019

Bohemian Tori Shag from Carnival Shag by NuLoom

Trends come and go, and there are no exceptions when it comes to rugs. Rugs are essential for homes with hardwood or tile floors. They bring much-needed comfort and warmth and are far easier to keep up with than carpet.

Rugs are also important for protecting your floor from heavy traffic or spills. A rug could last for many years, so it’s important to choose one that’s the right size, color, design, and shape. These hot designs are trending this year.

Shag Rugs

MAT01 from Martil by Nourison

Shag rugs are probably the most popular rug choice in recent years. It’s not hard to see why. A fluffy shag rug makes any home feel modern and homey. They’re inviting and comfortable enough to nap on. These rugs are made with different materials and textures to fit whatever needs you may have.

The only thing to keep in mind with shag rugs is that they can be hard to clean. Thankfully, buying one with synthetic material, like Nylon, can make it a bit easier to clean. Nonetheless, most people can assume they require some TLC from time to time just by looking at one. People also seem to think that it’s worth it to have such a beautiful rug.

Animal Print

CIT-2300 from City by Surya

Animal print is one of those things that constantly go in and out of style. Luckily for us in 2019, animal print is back and better than ever. Of course, when it comes to interior design, make sure that the pattern isn’t too overpowering but instead balances everything out. A small to medium sized rug is the perfect piece for any home that needs a focal point.

There are notorious patterns like zebra, tiger, and cheetah print, but there are other prints that could work just as well like antelope, giraffe, and even cowhide. Getting an animal print rug also doesn’t require that you get a rug that is actual animal skin, there are plenty of faux options.

Geometric Designs

Hand Tufted Kellee from Varanas by NuLoom

Bright and fun geometric rugs are very popular right now. They can be placed in practically any room and make a bold statement. They especially look great in rooms that need extra energy like the dining room or an office area. The unique shapes and designs can help increase one’s mood while boosting productivity and creativity.

There are also geometric rugs with subtler designs and colors that can be placed in places to relax like a bedroom or living room. This way, you’re able to get the best of both worlds. Geometric designs are great for adding some much-needed color or fun to a room whether it’s subtle or bold.


TRA02 from Tranquil by Nourison

Like animal print, floral designs have come back with a vengeance and they’re working better than ever. Floral rugs are similar to geometric rugs in that they bring much-needed life into a room. They provide a great visual contrast with any neutral features and make for a great focal point.

Since floral rugs are just designs, you can get them in almost any material/style. Wool tends to be the most popular since it’s the most durable.

Moroccan Rugs

Bohemian Tori Shag from Carnival Shag by NuLoom

Moroccan rugs have been around for some time now, but in 2019, people are especially loving the unique colors and tribal designs of these rugs. Some have even described these rugs as “paintings for the floor”. The demand for these rugs has gone up so much that the most intricately designed hand-made rugs can sell for up to six-figures. Rug experts even have to come in from time-to-time to confirm the authenticity of these rugs.

Moroccan rugs are known for their unique designs. They can have bright, intense colors to literally light up a room or more subtle, muted styles. Along with the culture and history behind Moroccan rugs, it’s easy to see why people love them so much.

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