Can you imagine any interior design without decorating it with a rug? Rugs bear very big importance if you want to create a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. They are beautiful, colorful, warm and sometimes even strange. Designers continue astonishing the public with their original ideas and here we present the most unusual rugs.
Weirdest Rugs Created by Designers
Phat Knits Rug by Bauke Knottnerus
Dutch designer Bauke Knottnerus presents a unique rug from his collection called Phat Knits. Giant threads can be knitted as far as your fantasy goes. The designer created an interesting collection of knitted things, which may serve as rugs or furniture like a bed, couch or pouffe. Phat Knits is a grotesque, contrast of usual forms and large sizes, which does not make it less comfortable and practical at all.
Band Aid Rug by Ricardo Garza Marcos
To create a Band Aid Rug was the idea of Mexican designer Ricardo Garza Marcos. Perhaps he was inspired by first-aid theme and might look perfect in the foyer of a hospital.
Sausage Rug by Flachbild Studio
These rugs were designed by enthusiasts of Flachbild Studio. The idea is simple but appetizing! You can choose bacon, salami, summer sausage and bologna too. The size of the rug varies from 1 to 5 meters in diameter and 1,8 cm wide.
Fried Egg Rug by Valentina Audrito
Check out this gastronomic rug by Italian designer Valentina Audrito! The whimsical rug is a luxurious shag with two leather pillows resembling egg yolks. It is pretty silly, but don’t those golden yolks look comfy? This egg rug with the yolks serving as head cushions are perfect for lounging on the floor and watching TV in true comfort.
Moss Rug by Nguyen La Chanh
They say walking on fresh grass increases your blood circulation! Designer Nguyen La Chanh from Switzerland thought of having plants inside not just plants in pots standing in the corner but real nature. Made from imputrescible foam called plastazote, the mat includes ball moss, island moss and forest moss. The humidity of the bathroom ensures that the mosses thrive. And that’s why you need to place it there and not anywhere else.
Puzzle Perser Rug by Katrin Sonnleitner
Katrin Sonnleitner, German designer, created this extremely modular flooring: a Persian rug called Puzzle Perser, made out of thousands of individual puzzle pieces! With the Persian Puzzle Perser you can puzzle your own floor or wall decor. 1225 pieces, 28 x 28mm large, are necessary for one square meter of rug.
Proper Lady Rug by Rachel Denny
Designer Rachel Denny has its own vision on how to use usual women gloves. She collected a ton of vintage gloves and gave them a new life by creating a rug. She called it “A Proper Lady”. Denny is a designer who admits she is “a collector of societal debris – lost mittens, glass fragments, and other touches of the human hand in unexpected places.”
River Bed Pebble Rug by Ksenia Movafagh
Just imagine walking on these pebbles! Bet it feels great! Designer Ksenia Movafagh from 2form Studio created a 100 % wool sculptural and elegant rug with an exciting relief effect. This rug gives to the onlooker an artistic experience and therapeutic effect. Each pebble is a ‘one off’ piece, entirely made by hand.