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What You Need to Know about Hand-Knotted Rugs

Hand-knotted rugs take time, expertise and a skilled hand – if you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind design, this ancient method of producing rugs is by far the best option. They are found in some of the world’s most beautiful homes, and it’s not hard to see why: they are true masterpieces. And unlike other works […]

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4 Steps to Selecting the Perfect Designer Rug Size

You’re making an investment in your home, your space, and your style: you’re buying a designer rug. Not just any old rug that will fray, wear and fade in a matter of years. Not just any old rug that looks exactly like almost every other rug in every other house. You’re investing the ultimate piece […]

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10 Living Room Rugs To Take Your Breath Away

There aren’t many home accessories that can totally take your breath away like a stunning rug. Bold, sprawling and beautiful, a well-chosen rug can total transform your space, giving it life, personality and a sense of completion. If you want a rug that will delight and inspire your space, your guests, and of course, yourself, […]

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8 Tips to Pick the Perfect Dining Room Rug

The addition of a rug to a dining room lends an aura of comfortable luxury to the space. Unlike a kitchen table, a dining room table is often meant to accommodate guest for more formal gatherings, so a beautiful carpet can do wonders to add a sense of occasion to the space. Of course, not […]

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How to Choose a Rug

For many people, choosing a rug can be difficult. You can’t pick something that’s right for now: a rug is an investment, and you have to select something that’s right, long-term. And choosing a rug is about more than pure personal preference: your rug also has to reflect your room, its function, and its existing […]

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New research proves wool carpets and rugs contribute to better health

Wool carpets and rugs have long been recognised for their great benefits, including resilience, durability and comfort. However recent research has also shown that wool rugs and carpets can significantly improve the indoor air quality of home and office environments. We typically spend a large percentage of our time indoors, whether it’s at home, in the office, at school, or even in the gym. […]

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Designer Rugs hold the floor at this year

  Racing season may be over but Designer Rugs pulled off a big win this year with the rugs for the Emirates birdcage marquee at Melbourne Cup 2016. While the Melbourne Cup sees a line up of the world’s best horses compete in the race that stops the nation, the Melbourne Cup birdcage sees a line […]

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We talk to Gavin Harris about his MINDSCAPE collection

We are well known for our collaborations with the biggest names in Australian design, including Dinosaur Designs, Catherine Martin and Akira Isogawa; and now we are excited to unveil that leading interior and industrial designer Gavin Harris has joined our prestigious list of design collaborators. In many ways it’s a natural partnership given Harris won […]

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Designer Rugs – a 30 year design legacy like no other..

This year we’re celebrating Designer Rugs’ 30th year in the business, during which time we’ve accrued a design legacy like no other. We’ve produced rugs in commemoration of the Pope and the Queen, collaborated with Australia’s top design talents, and created a cannon of woven work for a multitude of prestigious projects in Australia and […]

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