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100 Creative Rug Finds

From Shag Carpet Fridges to Cosmic Spahgetti Carpets

— June 13, 2012 — Art & Design
Some of these creative rug finds will leave anyone entirely baffled. Gone are the days when carpets were just dull and boring pieces that lay lifeless on the floor. Now, there are several creative pieces available that can completely transform a room.

Who says that carpets solely belong just on the floor? Why not a sofa rug, which is essentially a couch made from a carpet, or why not add a retro look to your kitchen with a shag carpet fridge?

Interior decorators should focus on how they can differentiate themselves with others in the market, by catering to niche segments that crave revolutionary ideas that stray from the ordinary. These creative rug finds are the perfect example.
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Couture Carpet Carriers
Couture Carpet Carriers
The Kilim Project Uses Old Rugs to Make Fashionable Bags
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99
Ancient Carpet Carry Bags
Ancient Carpet Carry Bags
The 'A Kind of Guise' Kilim Project Uses 19th Century Persian Rugs
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98
Flowery Interlocked Rugs
Flowery Interlocked Rugs
Garland Coasters by Mauricio Affonso Have Multiple Uses and Shapes
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97
French Lover Carpets
French Lover Carpets
The Paris 1919 Rug Design is Bright, Bold and Playful
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96
Sustainable, Empowering Rugs
Sustainable, Empowering Rugs
'Arzu Studio Hope' Offers Employment to Women in Afghanistan
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95
Floral Fair-Trade Floor Rugs
Floral Fair-Trade Floor Rugs
The Flower Collection by Armadillo and Co Offers Unassuming Eco Decor
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94
Harmonious Carpet Designs
Harmonious Carpet Designs
Todd Bracher's The Music Project Visualizes Sound, Design and Science
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93
High-Tech Carpet Collections (UPDATE)
High-Tech Carpet Collections (UPDATE)
The Google Earth Carpets are Out of this World
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92
Webpage Button Mug Rugs
Webpage Button Mug Rugs
The Internet Coaster Set Makes Your Desktop Interactive
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91
Dust-Busting Carpets
Dust-Busting Carpets
Desso's AirMaster Carpet Keeps Your Home and Air Safe and Clean
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90
Chameleon-Esque Throw Rugs
Chameleon-Esque Throw Rugs
The Siren Elise Wilhelmsen Season Carpet Changes Color
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89
Colorful Clothespin Rugs
Colorful Clothespin Rugs
We Make Carpets' Peg Carpet Collection Puts Form Over Function
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88
Multi-Layered Floral Rugs
Multi-Layered Floral Rugs
The Piodao Flower Collection is Fresh, Lush and Cozy
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87
Rainbow Rug Art Sculptures
Rainbow Rug Art Sculptures
Anna Betbeze's Flotaki Carpets are Colorful and Out of the Ordinary
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86
Infinite Rice Rugs
Infinite Rice Rugs
Unlimited Ocean by Wolfgang Laib is Beautifully Enormous
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85
Band-Aid Carpets
Band-Aid Carpets
Ricardo Garza Marcos Creates Bandage-Inspired Rugs
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84
Architectural Carpets
Architectural Carpets
These Boewer Decorative Wooden Carpets Add Another Dimension to Any Room
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83
Trashy Ashy Carpets
Trashy Ashy Carpets
The Cigarette Butt Street Rug by Jesus Bubu Negron
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82
Short-Lived Granulated Rugs
Short-Lived Granulated Rugs
The Muurbloem Rugs are Ephemeral Public Decorations
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81
Crime Scene Carpets
Crime Scene Carpets
Die Innenarchitektin
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80
Floor-Covering Mashups
Floor-Covering Mashups
Kymo Brings a Virtual Idea to a Real World Objects with Mashup Carpets
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79
Shag Carpet Fridges
Shag Carpet Fridges
The (Ugly) Retro Energy Saver
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78
Cute Teddy Bear Carpets
Cute Teddy Bear Carpets
'Skin Rugs' by Augustina Woodgate is a Soft and Cute Project
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77
Duct Tape Carpets
Duct Tape Carpets
Bertjan Pot Melts Colorful Tape onto Traditional Rugs
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76
Botanical-Inspired Carpets
Botanical-Inspired Carpets
The Bolon SS 2010 Collection
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75
RPG Mug Rugs
RPG Mug Rugs
Decoy's Dork Decor Sells Retro and Modern Gamer Drink Coasters
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74
Rocky Indoor Rugs
Rocky Indoor Rugs
The Neora Zigler 'Pebbles Carpet' Will Make Sure You Watch Your Step
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73
Acoustic Carpets
Acoustic Carpets
Manta Speakers Provide Great Sound with Stealthy Design
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72
Flowering Carpets
Flowering Carpets
The Genzano Infiorata Flower Festival Will Have Streets Smelling Sweet
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71
Color-Popping Puzzle Rugs
Color-Popping Puzzle Rugs
The Puzzle Rug Imperial by Nauris Kalinauskas Fits Any Space
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70
Pompom Carpets
Pompom Carpets
A Uniquely Decorated Rug by Hugo Zumbühl for Ruckstuhl
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69
Reeking Rug Ads
Reeking Rug Ads
The Champion Sprayon Fresh Carpet Campaign Targets Home Stenches
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68
Spinal Carpets
Spinal Carpets
Camilla Staerk's Spine Rug is Inspired by African Prints
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67
Sofa is the New Rug
Sofa is the New Rug
The East Meets West Sofa
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66
Sweater-Patterned Carpets
Sweater-Patterned Carpets
The Sundara Rug Collection Features Designs You Could Wear
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65
Wall-Creeping Carpets
Wall-Creeping Carpets
The Ivy Rug by Heera Jeong Brings a Touch of the Outdoors Indoors
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64
Custom Creatable Carpets
Custom Creatable Carpets
Zip-Design Your Own Decor with Mut Design's Zip Rug
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63
Geometry-Inspired Carpets
Geometry-Inspired Carpets
Luis Porem's Platonic Rugs Bridge the 3-D and 2-D Worlds
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62
'Star Wars' Carpets
'Star Wars' Carpets
The Wampa Rug is an Excellent Alternative to a Bear Skin
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61
Pixelated Non-Persian Rugs
Pixelated Non-Persian Rugs
The Tufted Pixel Rug is Super Nerdy, but Still Super Stylish
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60
Cosmic Spaghetti Carpets
Cosmic Spaghetti Carpets
The Multicolored Shoelace Rug Will Tie You Up in Knots
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59
3D Face Carpets
3D Face Carpets
Brian Frandsen 'Face to Face' is a Texturized Portrait
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58
Forest Floor Carpets
Forest Floor Carpets
The Roots Rug by Matali Crasset Brings a Touch of Nature Indoors
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57
Comical Home Furnishings
Comical Home Furnishings
These Roy Lichtenstein Home Accessories Will Have You Seeing Spots
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56
Scribbled Composition Carpets
Scribbled Composition Carpets
The Joaquim Ruiz Millet Manuscrit Rug Has Modern Appeal
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55
Quirky Cut Carpets
Quirky Cut Carpets
Pravdoliub Ivanov's Confusion Rug Appears to be Pulled Through a Wall
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54
Intricate Carpet Illustrations
Intricate Carpet Illustrations
Jonathan Brechignac Draws Stunning Rugs Using Bic Pens
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53
Vibrant Upcycled Carpets
Vibrant Upcycled Carpets
Native American Rugs by Alicia Beck are Creative and Eco-Friendly
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52
Micro Persian Carpets
Micro Persian Carpets
Computer MouseRug Adds Eastern Flare to Your Office
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51
Gradient Wooden Carpets
Gradient Wooden Carpets
Ora-ito Reinvents The Look of Hardwood
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50
Exotic Ethical Carpets
Exotic Ethical Carpets
GAN Rugs are a Cozy Alternative to the Persian Mats You've Been Buying
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49
Puzzling Carpeting Designs
Puzzling Carpeting Designs
The Interlock Carpet from Tomek Rygalik Assembles Like a Puzzle
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48
Radiant Rugs
Radiant Rugs
Imu Design Light Carpet is a Bright Idea
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47
Shimmering Floor Mats
Shimmering Floor Mats
These Swarovski Studded Carpets Will Make You Feel Like a Star
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46
Exotically Intricate Carpets
Exotically Intricate Carpets
New Moon Rugs by John Kurtz Are Culturally Beautiful
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45
Rodeo-Ready Rugs
Rodeo-Ready Rugs
Kyle Bunting Creates Hip Cowhide Carpets
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44
Giant Carpets
Giant Carpets
The "300 Knitted Carpet" by Sebastian Schoenheit
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43
Collage Carpets
Collage Carpets
The Rag Shag Rug is Unique Like No Other
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42
Cut-Out Carpet Shoes
Cut-Out Carpet Shoes
The Lise El Sayed 'Tapistongs' Matches Slippers to Carpet (and Vice Versa)
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41
Animal Floor Coverings
Animal Floor Coverings
The Monster Skin Rug is Creepy but Cuddly
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40
Creepy Carpets
Creepy Carpets
The Boogie Man Rug is the Luxurious Way to Induce Nightmares
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39
Yoga Mat Repurposing
Yoga Mat Repurposing
Debrand Helps Brands Rid Their Materials in a Secure, Eco-Friendly Way
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38
DIY Persian Rugs
DIY Persian Rugs
The Recyclable Puzzleperser
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37
Melted Lighting Carpets
Melted Lighting Carpets
The Snug Rug Lamp by Bina Baitel Spills into Your Living Space
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36
Drug-Riddled Rugs
Drug-Riddled Rugs
Dan Golden Designs Carpets Inspired by Prescription Medication
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35
Unicellular Organism Rugs
Unicellular Organism Rugs
Patricia Urquiola Used Algae as Inspiration for the Cintas Carpet
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34
Topographic Carpets
Topographic Carpets
The Map Rug by Harry Allen is the Modern Equivalent to Oriental
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33
Permanent Outdoor Red Carpets
Permanent Outdoor Red Carpets
Switzerland's City Lounge
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32
Road Kill Rugs
Road Kill Rugs
Offensive Home Decor
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31
Convertible Carpets
Convertible Carpets
Cho Hyung Suk Designs Multifunctional Flooring
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30
Reconfigurable Carpets
Reconfigurable Carpets
Triclinium Carpet/Chaise-Longue Makes the Floor Look Much More Appealing
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29
Fake Blood Carpets
Fake Blood Carpets
The Fluid Stairway
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28
Abuse-Free Indian Carpets
Abuse-Free Indian Carpets
Jaipur Rugs Creates Tantalizing Products for You to Happily Walk On
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27
Floor Couture Carpets
Floor Couture Carpets
German Company 'Floor to Heaven' Creates Raging-Hot Rugs
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26
Rural Landscape Rugs
Rural Landscape Rugs
Florian Pucher's 'Land Carpet' Collection of Topographic Rugs Rocks
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25
Hole Punch Rugs
Hole Punch Rugs
The 'Dark Side of the Moon' Carpet Features Laser Cut Craters
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24
Criss-Cross Carpets
Criss-Cross Carpets
Rockin' Rugs to Create Serious Style for Floors
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23
Illusory Origami Rugs
Illusory Origami Rugs
The ORIRI Carpet System Turns Blah Floor Treatments into Bold Ones
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22
Human Skin Rugs
Human Skin Rugs
Chrissy Conant Creation Mimicks her Relationship with Parents
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21
Topographical Carpets
Topographical Carpets
'Carpet' by Laurens van Wieringen Turns Foam Bars Into a Landscape
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20
Pixelated Landscape Carpets
Pixelated Landscape Carpets
The Alfombras Veo Veo Japan Collection is Creatively Cultural
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19
Protractor Floor Coverings
Protractor Floor Coverings
Gandia Blasco 'Transportador' Rugs Will Give You Math Class Flashbacks
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18
Faux Animal Skin Rugs
Faux Animal Skin Rugs
Vintage Dutch Blanket Polar Bear Carpets
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17
Pop Art Carpets
Pop Art Carpets
Takashi Murakami Rugs for Louis Vuitton
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16
Oversized Brick Rugs
Oversized Brick Rugs
'We Make Carpets' Creates Rugs Made Out of Odd Materials
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15
Nightlight Carpets
Nightlight Carpets
The Lama Concept 'Cell + LED' Lights the Way to the Bedroom
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14
Customizable Area Rugs
Customizable Area Rugs
‘Cut It Out' Perforated Felt Mats by Ralph Marina
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13
Jigsaw Carpets
Jigsaw Carpets
'Imperial' Tiles Add Imagination to Your Space
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12
Moss Carpets
Moss Carpets
Biodegradable Moss Planter is Mother Nature-Approved
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11
All-Inclusive Area Rugs
All-Inclusive Area Rugs
The Sail Rug by Luca Nichetto Even Incorporates Living Room Seating
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10
Crazy Chromatic Carpets
Crazy Chromatic Carpets
Sonya Winner Designs Graphically Colorful Rugs
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9
Culinary Carpets
Culinary Carpets
The WordofMouth Sunny Shag Up Rug is Eggcellent
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8
Striking Floor Decor
Striking Floor Decor
Embellish Your Home with HZL Arty Style and Luxury Rugs
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7
Great Geometric Carpets
Great Geometric Carpets
Boconcept Channels Escher in the Geometric Carolina Rug
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6
Cardboard Carpets
Cardboard Carpets
Ravishing Recycled Rugs Made of Flattened Boxes by Wendy Plomp
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5
Fried Egg Rugs
Fried Egg Rugs
Sian Bonnell's Beautiful House Series Features a Home Covered in Food
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4
80's Gamer Carpets
80's Gamer Carpets
The Nintendo Controller Rug is Perfect for Gaming Home Makeovers
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3
Rugs from Dead Pets
Rugs from Dead Pets
DogCarpets
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2
Stencil-Like Carpets
Stencil-Like Carpets
‘Top Floor' Rugs by Esti Barnes Include Hand-Made Designs
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1
Optical Illusion Rugs
Optical Illusion Rugs
The Sima Pashtun Carpet Looks like It's Sinking into the Ground
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