Habitus Loves… Wool rugs

WIth a number of environmental, health and comfort advantages over it's synthetic competitors, wool remains the superior choice in many applications. It also feels phenomenal under your toes.

25 May 2012

Masai

 

Designed by: Armadillo

Why we love it: Certified Fair Trade and handwoven by artisans in India, this rug’s simple geometric design balances detail and simplicity, adding texture and rich elegance to a space.

Where you can get it: Selected stockists

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Afghan rugs

 

Designed by: Afghan weavers

Why we love it: The product of centuries of tradition and masterful workmanship, Persian/Afghan rugs embody the sublimely exotic aesthetic of Central Asia.  

Where you can get it: Cadrys showrooms

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Groovy

 

Designed by: SvenskaKJ

Why we love it: Modern and playful, this rug seems to imply that a good time should be had on it. 

Where you can get it: SvenskaKJ

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Curlicue

   

Designed by: Cavalier Bremworth

Why we love it: Named for the curly ends of the heavy-weight cut pile wool from which it is made, this rug’s kinky hand-twist structure results in exceptionally thick, round tufts – lusciously tactile.  

Where you can get it: Selected retailers

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Visions of Flowers

   

Designed by: Desso

Why we love it: Combining detailed floral swirls with a selective palette of dark green, turquoise and aquamarine, this carpet creates a soft, subdued mood ideal for private living areas.

 

Where you can get it: Gibbon Group

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Stuffed Olive

   

Designed by: Julie Patterson

Why we love it: Bold, simple and well composed, this rug offers life and colour to it’s environment. Besides, who doesn’t like to be reminded of antipasto (or martinis)?

Where you can get it: Designer Rugs

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Willaura

   

Designed by: Velieris

Why we love it:  A union of 100% natural, chemical free, undyed wool and Alpaca fibres, this carpet revels in the blend’s luxurious softness  without compromising durability. 

Where you can get it: Velieris

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Japanese Bouquet – Volcano

   

Designed by: Tsar Carpets

Why we love it: The passionate ruby and raspberry hues of this rug couple well with the more reserved nature of it’s oriental-inspired pattern, making it boldly vivid without being garish. 

Where you can get it: Tsar Carpets

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