How to design with Swedish Rugs
Swedish rugs can abide in any room, nook, wall and passageway in your home. Collect the pieces you fall in love with - there will always be a perfect spot for one!
See, below, the many ways to use handwoven Swedish rugs in your home as a textural, colorful, subtle design or featured element in your home. Start your own collection of Swedish rugs. When I started collecting Swedish rugs many years ago, I would buy one on a trip to Scandinavia and never knew where I would put it. Once home, there was always a place for it.
Change is good. Move a rug to different areas in your home when the mood strikes. It's one of the best ways to give your home's decor a fresh perspective.
Swedish Rugs in Modern Interiors
If one rug looks good on the kitchen floor, why not add another for more of the same - color, interest, personal expression
It's useful to protect the floor, to feel comfortable underfoot, to wash as needed, to look lovely
The paradox of what makes a modern interior well designed is the introduction of thoughtful textured pieces rather than solely clean lines and surfaces.
Swedish rugs can live in the most formal interiors. Conversely, combining modern design elements with formal or classic rug designs elevates the entire interior design.
A modern wood floor surface paired with the strength of a black furniture piece is the perfect composition for a Swedish rug.
These beautiful Swedish rugs add abundant warmth and charm in an otherwise modern kitchen.
Swedish rugs can be used in creative ways in a dining room. Placed next to the table, it becomes an added decorative accent to the design.
Think contrast - lights and darks, complementary colors, sleek and textured. Contrast stimulates the senses!
A kitchen design which incorporates art, well designed dining furniture and alternative cabinet design is enhanced by the exceptional patterns and textures of Swedish rugs.
One of the very best reasons to buy Swedish rugs - Changing to another Swedish rug is a snap when a different size or color is desired.
It's always surprising how a rug chooses its owner. What happens next is this: unexpected places for the rug are discovered where it fits like a glove.
Mixing the rich patina of an aged rug with a modern kitchen design adds excitement and dimension.
Swedish rugs are the perfect accessory for the home - easy to place in any room.
Bring visual warmth into the home office. Softness soothes.
Swedish Rugs Around the Home
Swedish Rugs Used In Unexpected Ways
CASE STUDY: How To Use Our Rugs In The Kitchen
"The kitchen is the place where all five senses reside" - Susan Serra, CKD
This kitchen was designed by me, Susan Serra, certified kitchen designer, co-founder of Scandinavian Made. Take a look how, just in the kitchen, our rugs serve so many purposes, both aesthetic and functional. Our rugs:
- are soft underfoot in front of any or multiple work areas
- define specific work areas
- add abundant visual warmth
- contribute to the color story of the kitchen design
- add a textural story to the kitchen design
- protect flooring from spills at kitchen work areas (they are washable!)
- they are reversible, adding years of use
- the older they get, the better they look
- provide definition to the geometry of the kitchen design
- so easy to change depending on mood, season or to nudge the design toward one style or another
- perfect for that cozy, "hygge" feeling
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