Nothing beats that feeling of sinking your feet into a lush, thick pile rug at the end of a long day – or stepping onto a textured surface after slipping off your heels.

Agood qualityrug channels warmth and comfort, and can also make a design statement or brighten up your space with colour and pattern.

Here's our pick of the best textured rugs for modern homes.

Ruffle Rug, £769 Linie Design At Heal’s

Ruffle Rug, £769 Linie Design At Heal’s

A favourite of Living Etc, the contemporary Danish design of the Ruffle rug will look elegant in any room. Hand knotted by skilled Indian textile makers, each rug is made from environmentally friendly fibres.

Coban Rug, £600, Floor_Story For A Rum Fellow

Coban Rug, £600, Floor_Story For A Rum Fellow

This hand-woven heavyweight Kelim rug has a unique high / low pile that this design great texture and depth.

Vintage Berber Rug, £900, Larusi

Vintage Berber Rug, £900, Larusi

The vintage 'Middle Atlas' pile rug features a playful aztec inspired print in soft, thick pile. Find similar one-off designs at Larusi.

Vintage Berber Rug, £900, Larusi

Vintage Berber Rug, £900, Larusi

The vintage 'Middle Atlas' pile rug features a playful aztec inspired print in soft, thick pile. Find similar one-off designs at Larusi.

Mangas MM1 Mini Caramelo Rug, £349,Patricia Urquiola For Gan At Utility

Mangas MM1 Mini Caramelo Rug, £349,Patricia Urquiola For Gan At Utility

Based on a patchwork of different wool knits that form a sleeve shape, this unique textured designby Spanish architect and product designer, Patricia Urquiola, is a sensation for your feet.

Roxy rug, £250, Habitat

Roxy rug, £250, Habitat

This multi-coloured striped chindi rug uses fabric offcuts that would otherwise be wasted.The vibrant, intriguingly textured design is made from strips of fabric, woven with jute and foil, giving it araw, handcrafted feel,while the foil adds an unexpected touch of glamour.

Lotte is the Digital Editor for Livingetc, and has been with the website since its launch. She has a background in online journalism and writing for SEO, with previous editor roles at Good Living, Good Housekeeping, Country & Townhouse, and BBC Good Food among others, as well as her own successful interiors blog. When she's not busy writing or tracking analytics, she's doing up houses, two of which have features in interior design magazines. She's just finished doing up her house in Wimbledon, and is eyeing up Bath for her next project.