As the weather gets colder almost by the day, so our thoughts turn to cozy, snug rooms. And nothing adds to the cozy factor of a room like a good rug.
Both the texture and pattern of a rug can greatly contribute to the way a room feels. However, for most people buying a rug is an activity shrouded in mystery, one that involves all sorts of strange terms that mean almost nothing to the layman. In today’s Master’s Class I want to break down some of this mystery and give you a basic knowledge of the different types of rugs and the relative pros and cons of each. I say it’s time to shed some light on the mats beneath your feet so that you can be educated the next time you go to purchase one.
To begin, every interior designer knows that in the rug world, there are two fundamental categories: Machine-made versus Handmade.