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6 Summer Rugs We Love

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.
"Morgan" flatweave rug in wool and cotton, designed by Aelfie and made in India. ($195-$455)

Aelfie is the eponymous vintage rug showroom and design studio of Aelfie Oudghiri, a 26-year-old whose passion for tapestries began at a very young age. The Bushwick loft that serves as her showroom hides an array of treasures, stacked and overlapped in the industrial space. In addition to her selection of Turkish flat weaves, overdyed silk carpets, Persian kilims, and geometric florals from the Balkans, Aelfie has launched her own line of affordable, contemporary rugs. Also new for summer are a line of t-shirt mats woven by Brooklyn artists Joedega, all of which are ideal for summer design themes. Click through to see our picks, both new and vintage. (Sorry; the multi-colored Berber mat is sold out!) is your online home in the modern world. Join us as we follow our team around the globe on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. Want more? Never miss another word of Dwell with our free iTunes app.


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