Tactile designs made to tantalise your toes
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.
A good quality rug 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.
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.
This hand-woven heavyweight Kelim rug has a unique high / low pile that this design great texture and depth.
The vintage 'Middle Atlas' pile rug features a playful aztec inspired print in soft, thick pile. Find similar one-off designs at Larusi.
Based on a patchwork of different wool knits that form a sleeve shape, this unique textured design by Spanish architect and product designer, Patricia Urquiola, is a sensation for your feet.
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 a raw, handcrafted feel, while the foil adds an unexpected touch of glamour.