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50 Examples of Innovative Rugs

From Optical Illusion Mats to Crazy Chromatic Carpets

— September 23, 2012 — Eco
A plain floor can easily be jazzed up, and these examples of innovative rugs demonstrate the range of designs that are available. A plain red matt simply won't do any more, so why not check out more of these chromatic designs?

Color is not the only thing these rugs have to offer. Some come in the shape of the weather, while others look like a traditional English breakfast. No matter what your preference, these examples of innovative rugs put plain designs to shame in comparison.

Jazzing up that new apartment is difficult with just pictures and furniture. To make an abode truly cozy (especially with wood flooring) laying down a rug is perfect to add a sense of warmth to an otherwise cold living space.
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Scannable Throw Rugs
Scannable Throw Rugs
Harc Lee's QR Carpet is Social Media Flooring at Its Finest
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Flowery Interlocked Rugs
Flowery Interlocked Rugs
Garland Coasters by Mauricio Affonso Have Multiple Uses and Shapes
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Pristine Floral-Patterned Pillows
Pristine Floral-Patterned Pillows
The Missoni Passion Flower and Botanica Collection is Elegant
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Illuminating Religious Rugs
Illuminating Religious Rugs
The EL Sajjadah Prayer Mat Indicates North With Built-In Compass
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Transforming Mug Rugs
Transforming Mug Rugs
Celebrate the Latest Transformers Movie With These Custom Autobot Coasters
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Sustainable, Empowering Rugs
Sustainable, Empowering Rugs
'Arzu Studio Hope' Offers Employment to Women in Afghanistan
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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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Webpage Button Mug Rugs
Webpage Button Mug Rugs
The Internet Coaster Set Makes Your Desktop Interactive
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Chameleon-Esque Throw Rugs
Chameleon-Esque Throw Rugs
The Siren Elise Wilhelmsen Season Carpet Changes Color
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Snail Mail-Inspired Rugs
Snail Mail-Inspired Rugs
The Carte Postale Coir Mat Adds a Welcoming Touch to Arrivals
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Social Snapshot Mat Rugs
Social Snapshot Mat Rugs
Coastermatic Turns Instagram Images Into Bar Accessories
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Multi-Layered Floral Rugs
Multi-Layered Floral Rugs
The Piodao Flower Collection is Fresh, Lush and Cozy
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Lunchtime Mug Rugs
Lunchtime Mug Rugs
Sandwich Coasters are a Delicious Way to Safeguard Your Tables
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Colorful Clothespin Rugs
Colorful Clothespin Rugs
We Make Carpets' Peg Carpet Collection Puts Form Over Function
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Urban Mug Rugs
Urban Mug Rugs
The Flowing City Coaster by Liu Chenhsu is Sleek and Contemporary
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Woodsy Office Floor Rugs
Woodsy Office Floor Rugs
The Bamboo Roll up Office Mat is Ideal for Home Offices
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Compassionate Carpet Shops
Compassionate Carpet Shops
BELDI is an Online Store Specializing in Moroccan Decor That Gives Back
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Infinite Rice Rugs
Infinite Rice Rugs
Unlimited Ocean by Wolfgang Laib is Beautifully Enormous
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Sky-Inspired Mug Rugs
Sky-Inspired Mug Rugs
Happy Cloud Coasters by Barefoot Dynasty are Cute and Practical
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Religious Dude Rugs
Religious Dude Rugs
The Duddha Rug is Inspired by Lebowski
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Teddy Bear Skin Rugs
Teddy Bear Skin Rugs
Agustina Woodgate Recycles Discarded Stuffed Animals
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Short-Lived Granulated Rugs
Short-Lived Granulated Rugs
The Muurbloem Rugs are Ephemeral Public Decorations
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Rorschach Mug Rugs
Rorschach Mug Rugs
Analyze Your Friends with the Psycho Diagnostik Coasters
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Puzzling Mug Rugs
Puzzling Mug Rugs
The Rubik's Coaster Turns the Iconic Toy into a Quirky Kitchen Accessory
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Rigorously Healthy Rugs
Rigorously Healthy Rugs
The Panorama Fitness Carpet Disguises Itself as Chic Furniture
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Rocky Indoor Rugs
Rocky Indoor Rugs
The Neora Zigler 'Pebbles Carpet' Will Make Sure You Watch Your Step
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RPG Mug Rugs
RPG Mug Rugs
Decoy's Dork Decor Sells Retro and Modern Gamer Drink Coasters
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Color-Popping Puzzle Rugs
Color-Popping Puzzle Rugs
The Puzzle Rug Imperial by Nauris Kalinauskas Fits Any Space
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Geometry-Inspired Carpets
Geometry-Inspired Carpets
Luis Porem's Platonic Rugs Bridge the 3-D and 2-D Worlds
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Vibrant Upcycled Carpets
Vibrant Upcycled Carpets
Native American Rugs by Alicia Beck are Creative and Eco-Friendly
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City Map Mug Rugs
City Map Mug Rugs
The Anders Hansen Oslo Project Turn City Streets into Coasters
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Deceptively Unravelling Rugs
Deceptively Unravelling Rugs
The Thread Installation by Faig Ahmed Deconstructs the Common Carpet
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Gradient Wooden Carpets
Gradient Wooden Carpets
Ora-ito Reinvents The Look of Hardwood
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Shimmering Floor Mats
Shimmering Floor Mats
These Swarovski Studded Carpets Will Make You Feel Like a Star
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Deep Valley Rugs
Deep Valley Rugs
The Terra Carpet by Stepevi Has a Cozy 3-D Landscape Look
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Fabric Bear Skin Rugs
Fabric Bear Skin Rugs
Lise Lefebvre Does a Modern Take on This Decor Classic
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Satellite Image Rugs
Satellite Image Rugs
David Hanauer's Worldwide Carpets are Inspired by Google Earth
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Upcycled Woven Rugs
Upcycled Woven Rugs
SerpentSea Mats are Made From Reused Marine Rope
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Almost Optical Illusion Mats
Almost Optical Illusion Mats
Eley Kishimoto Rugs Are Covered in Mesmerizing Prints
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Illusory Origami Rugs
Illusory Origami Rugs
The ORIRI Carpet System Turns Blah Floor Treatments into Bold Ones
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Faux Wood Rugs
Faux Wood Rugs
Textured Handcrafted Rugs by Moss & Lam
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Protractor Floor Coverings
Protractor Floor Coverings
Gandia Blasco 'Transportador' Rugs Will Give You Math Class Flashbacks
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Oversized Brick Rugs
Oversized Brick Rugs
'We Make Carpets' Creates Rugs Made Out of Odd Materials
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Majestic Stamp Rugs
Majestic Stamp Rugs
Rug Maker Features the Royal Mail's Queen's Head Postage Stamp Designs
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Crazy Chromatic Carpets
Crazy Chromatic Carpets
Sonya Winner Designs Graphically Colorful Rugs
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All-Inclusive Area Rugs
All-Inclusive Area Rugs
The Sail Rug by Luca Nichetto Even Incorporates Living Room Seating
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Rad Pop Culture Rugs
Rad Pop Culture Rugs
Damn Good Doormats Offers Hilariously Warm Welcomes
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Fried Egg Rugs
Fried Egg Rugs
Sian Bonnell's Beautiful House Series Features a Home Covered in Food
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Optical Illusion Rugs
Optical Illusion Rugs
The Sima Pashtun Carpet Looks like It's Sinking into the Ground
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