How do I know what size I need?
We know, finding your handmade rug can be a little confusing and feel overwhelming. Lets use this guide to get started.
As soon as you figure out what size you need, suddenly your choices are narrowed down and everything is a little easier to navigate. Sometimes the tricky bit is knowing how big a rug you need and where to place it!
Scroll through our room-by-room guide to figure out what size you need, so that you can get started on your rug journey.
if you have a large coffee table in the centre, go for an all-over design to avoid covering the entire medallion. If you have side tables, no table, or a small coffee table, a medallion works nicely.
Sometimes you fall in love with the colour, style and pattern of a handmade rug that just isn't quite a big enough size for your space. You can purchase a jute rug as an add on (coming soon, get in touch to pre-order) that you can layer underneath your handmade rug, framing the desired area.
Other times you want to keep your spending down and so going for a smaller handmade rug, in which case you can do the same thing and layer it with a jute to fill the desired space.
- Top rug 50-80% smaller than bottom rug
- Jute rug recommended as bottom layer
if the base colour of the top rug is dark, opt for the natural colour jute for the bottom rug. If the base colour of the bottom rug is light, opt for the white colour jute for the bottom rug.
A rug is a perfect way to anchor your dining room setting - your choice must fit instinctively with the other pieces. What colour are your dining table and chairs, flooring, light fixtures, and wall colour?
opt for a rug with a pile over a flatweave kilim, so that you have something cosy to walk on in your bedroom
if you have a very large bedroom, don't be afraid to go very large with the rug. It will warm up the space and highlight its size.