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Color Trends in Home Decor: How to Choose the Perfect Rug

by Justin Vorel 24 May 2024 0 Comments

When it comes to home decor, color plays a pivotal role in setting the mood and defining the aesthetic of a space. As we move through 2024, several color trends have emerged, each bringing its own unique vibe to interiors. Choosing a rug that complements these trends can be a transformative step in curating a cohesive and stylish home. At Illuminate Collective, our new and custom rug collections offer a range of options that align perfectly with these trending hues.

2024 Color Trends in Home Decor

1. Serene Blues

  • Trend Insight: Shades of blue, from soft sky tones to deep navies, are making waves in interior design. These colors evoke a sense of calm and tranquility, perfect for creating restful spaces.
  • Rug Selection: Our handwoven Moroccan rugs in muted blue tones can enhance a serene bedroom or a tranquil living room. The "Royal Azure" rug from our new collection features intricate patterns in soft blue, blending traditional craftsmanship with contemporary appeal.

2. Earthy Greens

  • Trend Insight: Earthy greens, inspired by nature, bring a refreshing and grounding element to interiors. Olive, sage, and forest green are particularly popular, offering versatility and a touch of the outdoors.
  • Rug Selection: The "Modern Tribal" rug, part of our new collection, can be tailored to match your preferred shade of green. Its organic patterns and lush textures can tie together a nature-inspired living space.

3. Warm Neutrals

  • Trend Insight: Warm neutrals, including shades like beige, taupe, and caramel, are timeless and versatile. These colors create a cozy and inviting atmosphere, making them ideal for any room.
  • Rug Selection: Our "Golden Sands" new rug, with its warm, earthy tones, adds a touch of timeless elegance. Its intricate Moroccan design and rich history make it a standout piece in neutral-themed decor.

4. Bold Reds and Terracottas

  • Trend Insight: Bold reds and terracotta shades are gaining popularity for their ability to inject energy and warmth into a space. These vibrant colors can act as focal points or complement more subdued palettes.
  • Rug Selection: The "RedSpring" rug from our vintage collection is a striking option, featuring bold patterns in deep red hues. This rug can enliven a living room or dining area, serving as both a conversation starter and a work of art.

5. Soft Pastels

  • Trend Insight: Pastel shades like blush pink, soft lavender, orange and pale yellow offer a delicate and soothing ambiance. These colors are perfect for creating light and airy spaces.
  • Rug Selection: For a subtle yet impactful addition, our "Blushing Orange" custom rug can be designed to feature gentle pastel tones. Its delicate design and soft texture make it a perfect addition to a nursery or a cozy reading nook.

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Rug

1. Consider the Room’s Purpose

  • Different rooms serve different functions, and the rug you choose should reflect this. For instance, a calming blue rug might be ideal for a bedroom, while a vibrant red rug could energize a living room.

2. Harmonize with Existing Decor

  • Look at the colors and patterns already present in your space. A rug should complement these elements, either by blending in harmoniously or providing a striking contrast.

3. Think About Size and Placement

  • The size of the rug is crucial in defining the space. Ensure the rug is proportionate to the room and consider its placement in relation to furniture. A larger rug can make a room feel more cohesive, while a smaller one can highlight specific areas.

4. Texture Matters

  • The texture of a rug can add depth and interest to a room. Handwoven rugs from Illuminate Collective offer a rich tactile experience, enhancing the overall aesthetic of your space.

5. Customization for a Perfect Match

  • If you have a specific color scheme in mind, consider a custom rug. At Illuminate Collective, we work with you to create a rug that fits your exact needs, ensuring it perfectly complements your home decor.

Examples from Illuminate Collective's Collections

New Collection: "Royal Azure"

  • This rug features serene blue tones and intricate patterns, ideal for creating a peaceful atmosphere in bedrooms or living rooms.Moroccan Rug Royal Azure: Handmade Moroccan Rugs | Regal Elegance Illuminate Collective

Custom Collection: "Modern Tribal"

  • Tailored in earthy green shades, this rug brings a touch of nature indoors, perfect for eco-conscious decor themes.ColorSplash - Handmade Moroccan Rug Collection | Illuminate Collective

New Collection: "Golden Sands"

  • With its warm neutral tones and historical significance, this rug adds timeless elegance to any space.Winter Whispers: Handwoven Rug for a Touch of Winter Elegance

Vintage Collection: "RedSpring"

  • A bold and vibrant rug that brings warmth and energy, making it a focal point in any room.Vintage Moroccan Rug Vintage Shag Rug - Red Beni Ourian Rug - Illuminate Collective Illuminate Collective

Custom Collection: "Blushing Orange"

  • Featuring soft pastel hues, this rug creates a delicate and soothing ambiance, perfect for nurseries or serene corners.Orange and Pink Rugs | Blushing Rug


Choosing the perfect rug involves more than just picking a color. It’s about finding a piece that complements the overall design of your space, reflects current trends, and brings comfort and beauty into your home. With Illuminate Collective's diverse range of new, vintage, and custom rugs, you’re sure to find the ideal match for any decor. Whether you’re drawn to serene blues, earthy greens, or bold reds, our handmade Moroccan rugs can transform your space into a stylish and harmonious haven.

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