You’ll never tire of meditating on the beauty of this dramatic design taken from ancient Persian mandalas. Like a sun radiating light, it emits swirls of traditional palmette shapes in a detail-dense pattern that gains complexity towards the center. The multicolor palette has antiqued greens and garnets predominant with central ivory accents that sparkle like pearls.
Placing the correct size rug in your space is as important as choosing the right color or pattern. A rug that it is too small will shift the balance of the room unfavorably. A rug that is too big, especially in open floor plans, may put the area designations off. There are a few rules of thumb, but a picture says it better. Use these handy guides by Interior Designer Lisa Ferguson to make the best choice.