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Manuscrit Rug by Joaquim Ruiz Millet

We’ve posted this rug before (it’s one of my absolute favorites), but it’s worth a mention that you can get 10% off the regular price up until October 14th.

The Manuscrit Rug (2003) by Joaquim Ruiz Millet is part of Nani Marquina’s newest line of floor coverings. Manuscrit Rug a romantic poem that Millet – a writer, gallery director, exhibitions curator and designer – wrote in his native Catalan. The handwriting is his own, reproduced from an original page of a novel he’s writing, a work of fiction about power relationships imbued with highly charged eroticism. It represents the idea of a work of art on the floor, a bold rug with, literally, a great story. Hand made and hand tufted, Manuscrit has a knot count is 4,320 knots/sq. ft. Made in India.

W 116″ D 78.5″ H 1
$3,300.00 reg., Now: $2,970.00

Semiannual Sale valid October 2-14, 2008

Purchase Information:

Price: $3,300.00
Availability: Buy Manuscrit Rug by Joaquim Ruiz Millet here

Twinkle Living Shadowlands Rug

This rug is lovely- the organic shapes next to pixel-like squares add an interesting twist to an otherwise simple graphic rug.

“With custom prints and designs inspired by imagery culled from a life spent working in the arts, traveling the world, and escaping with idle daydreams, Wenlan brings a fresh point of view to her work and is thrilled to translate her ideas into a line of unique but accessible collection for the home.”

6′ X 8′ $1,355

10′ X 13′ $3,669

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,355-$3,669
Availability: Buy Twinkle Living Shadowlands Rug here

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Vintage Belt Floor Mat

Belts made into a rug, huh? Sure enough, it does seem to take the look of a worn wooden floor and it would definitely be a unique addition to your home.

“This handsome, handmade floor mat is made of artfully assembled vintage leather belts that have been rescued on their way from waist to waste. Its rich tones, textures, and tread-friendly patina evoke the look of a wonderfully worn wood floor, albeit with a decidedly warmer under-foot feel. Each Vintage Belt Floor Mat is a one-of-a-kind creation, and as such, colors and characteristics will vary slightly from those pictured.”

27.5″ in diameter

Purchase Information:

Price: $648.00
Availability: Buy Vintage Belt Floor Mat here

Little Field of Flowers Rug

This rug is pretty stunning for its texture and depth (and also for the price tag, so be prepared).

“These flower shaped pieces of felt gives this carpet a beautiful appearance. Its surface is full of constant movement and volume. It is a modern rug which asks to be touched, caressed, experienced. It is truly unique and each rug is intricately handmade using a hand loomed technique.
The Little field of Flowers rug is available in three different colour combinations and two sizes. It is durable as it is hand made and knotted to perfection.”

Hand loomed, dyed felt 100% wool

Available in purple, red, green.

Purchase Information:

Price: $4465.00
Availability: Buy Little Field of Flowers Rug here

Love Will Tear Us Apart Lounge Rug

There’s something to be said for rugs that definitely qualify as ‘untraditional’. The drawn-like image gives interest without too much of a pattern…

“These wool rugs offer rich style in thick 100% handtufted New Zealand wool. New Zealand wool is the best available due to its high lanolin content…Special hand carving and combination cut and loop pile is very unusual craftmanship. The surfaces are soft and thick, making these rugs indulgently luxurious and sophisticated. They’re constructed with care by hand, meeting the highest standards for construction and quality. The distinctive contemporary rugs from HZL lead today’s decorating trends with their saturated hues and solid combinations.”

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,238.00
Availability: Buy Love Will Tear Us Apart Lounge Rug here

Pull Rug by Nani Marquina

So nice to see a simple design done in such a clever way.

“The basic intention in creating this collection was to play with the conventional form of the carpet, interrupting it with a simple line weaving in and out of its geometry as the characteristic feature of each model.”

100% Wool

Black/White, Brown/Blue, Pistachio/Purple, and Red/Brown

Purchase Information:

Price: $215.00
Availability: Buy Pull Rug by Nani Marquina here

Sleepy Hollow Rug

Not a bad price for a 100% handwoven wool rug, especially with the nice black/white graphic image.

Purchase Information:

Price: $299.00
Availability: Buy Sleepy Hollow Rug here

HZL – Djs de légende eté 5ème édition Lounge Rug

The graphic nature of this nice black and white rug would certainly add a good amount of interest to any room.

100% New Zealand Wool. Some rugs are 70% wool and 30% silver viscose which gives a shimmering effect.

Purchase Information:

Price: $1,238.00
Availability: Buy HZL – Djs de légende eté 5ème édition Lounge Rug here

flying carpet

I’m reposting this because I found an inexpensive source. I’m also reposting it just because I really love it.

If you’re going for the whole Eddie Murphy* aesthetic, may I recommend this flying carpet rug?

*It is reported that when Eddie first hit it big, he furnished his home only with white carpets–no furniture.

“A life at ground level, a soft and relaxing topography, a domestic oasis, carpets that fly! Flying Carpet is more than just a simple carpet. Its topography turns it into a comfortable and amusing three-dimensional space to sit, stretch and relax, either in domestic or public areas. Any of its corners can be lifted by wedges covered in natural grey felt.

Wedge is constructed of expanded polystyrene and covered with 100% wool felt. Sold separately.”

Small Wedge: 42W x 42D x 13H

Big Wedge: 55W x 55D x 21H

Purchase Information:

Price: $981
Availability: Buy flying carpet here

Aros Rugs

These circular rugs have a nice bold, slightly-wobbly border for a slightly casual look…

The Aros rugs are handmade from Bikaneri and New Zealand wool.

Colors: red and gray.

Purchase Information:

Price: $220.00
Availability: Buy Aros Rugs here

Rondo Wool/Cotton Rug

Dhurrie rugs (more of a flat, tight weave) are really quite durable and not nearly as expensive as most wool pile rugs. These have a nice pattern and would be an easy and affordable way to change the look of a living room or hallway.

“Durable, dhurrie weave in a modern, repeating pattern. Available in two color schemes that contrast solid chocolate with lively aqua or lime…Reversible with same design on both sides. Woven in wool/cotton. Bound on all four sides.”

(rug pad recommended)

3′ x 5′ – $98.00
5′ x 8′ – $198.00
8′ x 10′ – $398.00

Purchase Information:

Price: $98.00-$398.00
Availability: Buy Rondo Wool/Cotton Rug here

Roses Rug

I’m a big fan of Nani Marquina’s work. She has a great sense of texture and color, and this rug is no exception.

Large: W 6.5′ D 8′ H .75″

Small W 5.5′ D 7.83′ H .75″

Purchase Information:

Price: $2498
Availability: Buy Roses Rug here

Bamboo Floors

Great price for bamboo flooring.

Purchase Information:

Price: $2.88
Availability: Buy Bamboo Floors here

Morocco Rug

If you’re a fan of patterned textiles, you might just jump for joy. This is an interesting design (would add a lot of ‘oomph’ to a room) for a reasonable price.

Hand-tufted, 100% Bikaner wool

Purchase Information:

Price: $299.00
Availability: Buy Morocco Rug here

felt #1 Rug

Inspired by the Rorschach inkblot tests, these felt rugs probably look pretty amazing in person–though it’s a little difficult to tell from this photo.

pure wool felt, rubber backing. 8′ l x 5′ w – 10 lbs. designed by fredriksonStallard.

Purchase Information:

No longer available.