Ugly Floors? These Showstopping Rugs Will Make Them Disappear

Updated 04/18/19
Best Rugs

Other than painting a room, a large rug is one of the easiest ways to completely transform a space. It can add texture to an already-completed room or mask an unsightly floor almost entirely. Rooms with dark floors can be brightened up with a light rug, while bright-and-airy rooms can be layered with a colorful rug. So how do you choose the best rug to transform your space? It all starts with identifying the perfect size for your needs.

The material, price, and color are also important considerations: Do you need a rug that's hard-wearing for pets or small children? Do you want something that's extra soft underfoot for a bedroom? Are you looking to make a bright statement or create a neutral base? Once you've narrowed down your needs, it's time to get shopping. To make the decision a little easier, we handpicked the best rugs that are suited for all budgets, styles, and sizes.

Indio Dhurrie
Serena & Lily Indio Dhurrie $498

Built like a traditional dhurrie but with modern tones and offset stripes, this flat-weave rug is a beautiful, striking base for a warm, neutral room.

West Elm Lucent Rug $499 $399

West Elm's Lucent rugs come in a variety of colors and are the perfect lustrous base for a minimalist room. The subtle shine is modern and elegant all at once.

Williams Sonoma Spice Market Overdyed Rug $1950

Williams Sonoma used a centuries-old Persian garden pattern to create this rich, overdyed rug in dramatic rust tones. If you want a modern version of a classic Persian, this is it.

CB2 Equinox Camel Brown Ombre Rug $149

This camel-colored ombre rug adds a vintage touch to a space while still feeling fresh and modern. It's a great affordable, hardworking rug option that's pet- and kid-friendly.

Trnk Mia Handwoven Rug $2087 $1670

The fantastic thing about dark handwoven rugs is that they hide imperfections really well, making them the perfect hard-wearing choice for kids and pets. It looks pretty great too.

ABC Carpet & Home Maza Flat Weave Wool Rug $1000

Developed on the shores of the Caspian Sea, this unique style of rug is made from vegetable-dyed wool and sewn together to create a unique flame-stitch pattern.

West Elm Bower Rug $399 $319

It takes a bit of courage to maintain a white rug, but this Bower design is definitely worth it. The subtle line patterns in this hand-loomed rug give it depth.

ABC Carpet & Home Color Reform Spectrum Overdyed Rug $6900

This Pakistani overdyed rug is the height of sophistication—with Cypress trees and symbolic representations of everlasting life, this rug is a modern take on a centuries-old technique.

Williams Sonoma Hand Knotted Tibetan Tiger Rug $1695

This hand-knotted Tibetan tiger rug is not for the faint of heart, but it can make a beautiful statement in a smaller space like a large entryway. 

West Elm Tiger Stitch Rug $239

A modern interpretation of traditional Tibetan tiger rugs, this West Elm carpet creates a subtle tonal pattern that feels modern and layered.

Carmel Hand-Knotted Rug
Serena & Lily Carmel Hand-Knotted Rug $1298

This textural, neutral Persian-knot rug is the perfect base for a soft, tonal room. The subtle changes in tone also hide small imperfections easily.

Jayson Home Vintage Tuareg Rug $2995

Tuareg rugs have been trending among interior designers for a while, but they haven't yet caught on as a full-blown trend. Get one ahead of everyone else—we predict they'll be huge in the next year.

How will you update your space with a new rug? Share your room with us with the #InMyDomaine hashtag.

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