Before choosing a rug, you must decide what you want it to do within your space, do you want it to make a bold statement or blend in for a subtle effect? If your goal is to break up a room into different areas, the use of a number of smaller rugs can do the job beautifully.
For a lounge space, we typically recommend the standard size of 160 x 230cm. This size will be big enough for a coffee table to be placed in the middle and for there to be a gap between the couch and the rug. If you would like your couch to be half on the rug, you will need to go for the next size up - 200 x 290cm.
If you have quite a large lounge space, we also have two oversized options available - 240 x 330cm and 280 x 380cm.
For a dining room, a large rug under the table will soften the sound in the room and introduce colour, pattern and texture. For a standard 6-seater table, the most suitable rug is 200 x 290cm. This will be large enough for the table and chairs to all fit on the rug comfortably. For 8-seaters or larger, you may need to look at oversized rugs. For a small table, 160 x 230cm might be suitable.
Furniture around the perimeter of the room, such as sideboards and cupboards, are generally best left completely off the rug.
For a bedroom, the rug is best placed underneath the bed, framing it but stopping before the bedside tables. This allows for there to be rug underfoot when someone gets out of bed. An alternative, cheaper option is to have a smaller rug on either side of the bed.
For a hallway, our machine made runners come in 67cm wide, 80cm wide and 100cm wide. We can cut these to your desired length and can overlock the ends for you. We also have some pieces that are ready-made in 3m, 4m and 5m lengths.
Hand knotted runners come in various sizes.