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December 17, 2015
There's nothing quite like the shift in color and texture provided by a rug to set off an area—or function—of a room.
george residence interior office

Office: In a Chicago family home, a Mash Studio wall-mounted desk offers a place to study. A rug from One King’s Lane demarcates the workspace. A SoCo Modern Socket pendant illuminates the room.

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Originally appeared in A Custom Walnut Stair and Slide Hybrid in Chicago
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Berlin living room with a strip of black nero marquina marble

Living Room: In a luxuriously finished Berlin apartment, a blue rug provides a soft landing spot that contrasts with the rest of the apartment's bare floors.

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Jens Bösenberg
Originally appeared in Black Marble Runs Through This Refined Berlin Apartment
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Swedish Prefab Home, Master Bedroom

Bedroom: In the master bedroom of the Swedish prefab home, a Hästens bed rests atop a Mats Broberg & Johan Ridderstråle rug with a cheery floral pattern.

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Originally appeared in This Bright Green Prefab in Sweden Looks Just Like a Monopoly House
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Dining room with IKEA geometric rug and pendant lights

Dining Room: A black-and-white IKEA rug riffs on the geometric motif found throughout this beachside apartment in southwest France.

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Originally appeared in Flea Market Finds and Modern Design Can Live in Harmony
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Small modern New York City studio with galley kitchen with Miele dishwasher, Liebherr refrigerator, and LED lightstrips

Kitchen: In a small Greenwich Village studio apartment, area rugs help to delineate spaces for each of the home's functions. The galley kitchen features a narrow runner from CB2 along with space-saving appliances like an 18-inch-wide Miele dishwasher and 24-inch-wide Liebherr refrigerator.

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Originally appeared in This Luxurious Apartment in Greenwich Village Is Only 520 Square Feet
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george residence interior office

Office: In a Chicago family home, a Mash Studio wall-mounted desk offers a place to study. A rug from One King’s Lane demarcates the workspace. A SoCo Modern Socket pendant illuminates the room.

Photo by Katrina Wittkamp.

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