Inspirational interiors 2010
PUBLISHED: 16:32 10 January 2010 | UPDATED: 16:32 20 February 2013
If you're looking for a quick way to jazz up an entrance hall, bedroom or living room, rugs and runners can completely transform the look of your home. Here are three stylish options that could be just the ticket...
If youre looking for a quick way to jazz up an entrance hall, bedroom or living room, rugs and runners can completely transform the look of your home. Here are three stylish options that could be just the ticket
Compiled by Antonia Edwards
The style: Global inspiration
Give bare wooden floorboards an instant lift with a rug thats rich in colour and pattern. Yashar Bish in Brighton sells a unique selection of beautiful rugs, carpets and kilims that are sourced from all over Central Asia and the Middle East. Their collection includes antique rugs, trimmings, tassels, wall hangings and hand-woven floor cushions in fabulous tribal colours: Brighton 01273 671900.
The style: Monochrome
A bold patterned rug can make a stunning centrepiece and is a practical choice for high-traffic areas as its less likely to show up wear and tear. Be it hand-tufted, shaggy, sheepskin or sisal, Gaff Rugs carry a large range of rugs which are available in a multitude of patterns. They can also match up your chosen design to any colour. Bespoke plain rugs start at 60 per sq metre: Brighton 01273 819202.
The style: Cool stripes
Add colour and character to a staircase with a stripy red runner. This 100 per cent wool Ashby Raspberry Winder forms part of a collection by Roger Oates. These come in plenty of vibrant and cheerful colour options including coral, garnet, ruby and mandarin the perfect way to welcome guests: Mister Smith Interiors, Crowborough 01892 664152 and Brighton 01273 605574.