What’s New for Rug Trends in 2022-2023
Information on where to find and buy one-of-a-kind handwoven rugs are trending right now in 2022 and it’s expected to only increase by 2023. Vintage and antique rugs are the new rugs that are hot all-over social media and online markets.
With more and more people working from home – your average American is paying more attention now than ever to interior design choices, especially regarding hand-knotted rugs.
As people are spending more time at home, it was reported that more people have been spending money and time on home renovations. Booming with popularity on social media, especially on platforms such as Instagram and TikTok, more people are showing their house reveals and changes when it comes to their personal and private lives.
Trending Rugs in Interior Design
The most popular rug that dominates the market is the Turkish Oushak rug. Highly sought after, highly requested, and highly promoted – the Turkish Oushak rug has become one of the most popular styles of the rug due to its gorgeous light color palettes, wool material (made for easier cleaning), and recognizable designs and patterns.
Oushaks make great rugs for high-traffic areas in your home such as your kitchen rugs and your living room rugs. Whether it is modern, vintage, or antique; Turkish rugs are proven time and time again that it is the most popular choice for Americans in 2022-2023.
Throughout many centuries, Persian rugs have remained consistently popular. It not only implements a sense of regal, prosperous look to your home but it has shown that Persian rugs are high-quality handwoven rugs that only increase in value over time. It is considered a timeless, beautiful investment and for most families, a sacred heirloom passed from generation to generation.
Outdoor rugs have been popular as well. More people are decorating their home patios and balconies with not just furniture but with small gardens and ponds as well. Many people enjoy using flatweave rugs to create an indoor-outdoor mood. No need for a rug pad too for outdoor rugs.
Down in popularity lately are shag rugs because of changing trends. It was popular in the 1970s to early 2000s but now the hype has died and it's difficult to find them now. Though it's been making a slight comeback and will appear more for bedroom rugs in 2023 as they provide comfort and can withstand areas like the bedroom with low foot traffic.
Your floor ornament is essential in tying the whole look of your living space together.
Interior Design Color Trends
Light and muted – this color trend has remained and been popular for nearly a decade. The faded and washed-out look will only continue in success because it has been proven to be very versatile with the ever-changing trends in interior design.
Soft, muted colors are popular and are spread across most interior design magazines. Easy to match and work with, rugs that aren’t bold can work well with furniture and artwork that are the opposite. For example, if it were a bold red rug, you’d pull colors from the rug into your furniture. With light and soft muted colors, you pull the furniture into your rug.
Colors and Rugs of the Year
Popular colors this year have been green, blue, and grey. With the growing trend of being outside into the inside, many have paired hand-knotted rugs with the plants in their home. In this year alone, it was reported that 66% of Americans have household plants in their home.
This percentage has only increased into 2022 by 24%. During the peak pandemic, the percentage leaped from 33% to 66%. Due to this, most homeowners choose to pair their décor and furniture with natural looks for visual harmony.
Hand-knotted and handwoven wool rugs are not only one-of-a-kind but use natural dyes. These natural dyes play a crucial role because it creates a connection with the plant life that is now commonly used in homes. All of the rugs at Nomads Loom are handwoven, hand-knotted, use natural dyes, and come with the free professional assistance in finding the perfect rug for your home.
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