Few items of home décor come in so many different styles as rugs. There are near endless patterns and combinations of colours out there and many different types of fabric. A number of famous designers have turned their hand to rug design. Here is what you can expect to find.
Gooch rugs tend to be of a more traditional design. You’re less likely to find brightly coloured geometric shapes and more likely to see subtle designs produced in high quality locally sourced materials, such as silk or wool.
Frans Molenaar rugs
Frans Molenaar is a Dutch designer who offers two distinct lines of rugs. The first is made in Holland from New Zealand wool using the ‘fusion bonded’ method. These are plain loop, premium pile rugs. The second line features hand-knotted Nepalese rugs made from wool and silk rayon. These feature traditional patterns and organic motifs.
Jeff Banks rugs
UK designer, Jeff Banks, is one of the best-known names in home furnishings. His Ports of Call rug collection is handmade in China and features contemporary styles. His rugs are generally more colourful and shaggy rugs also feature.