The difference a rug can make in a room is pretty remarkable: softening hardwood, bringing in a bit of a pattern or color, truly tying things together underfoot. San Francisco-based designer Melina Raissnia uses an ancient Iranian felting technique to create her collection, and her website—and Hayes Valley shop, if you're in the Bay Area—displays a great range of rugs. We're quite fond of Fuller and its nod to Bucky's geodesics.
These uniquely charming floor mats are made from digital prints of colorful paper collages, and in two sizes, they can serve as a greeting at your front door or flooring for your backyard. In mosaic-like patterns and fun colors, they are as practical and low maintenance as they are attractive.
Ombre rug by Kelly Wearstler for The Rug Company Wearstler, one of America’s most well-known interior designers, has been working with The Rug Company since 2008. Here she gets graphic, depicting gradient squares in hand-knotted Tibetan wool.
The Studio Collection is The Rug Company’s first “entry-level” line. The range of handmade cotton dhurries is reasonably priced and available in 18 color-saturated prints.