Pantone's seasonal trend and color forecasts are used by designers of every kind on every continent. This year's trends are brought to life with the new Oriental Weavers flat-weave collection for Pantone Universe. Matrix is a handcrafted, wool line that features simple, graphic geometric patterns in colors carefully selected for their brilliance and dynamism including Billiard, Horizon Blue, Lemon and Italian Plum.
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.