How a Black Abstract Rug Can Highlight Your Room Decor
A black abstract rug can highlight your room’s decor by following the same color palette, style, and tone. The key in decorating any room is to look at each item in the room and how it works towards creating your personal style. When you do that, any wall art, poufs, pillows and other decor you pair with the rug will build off one another to create one stunning space.
Decorating With a Black Abstract Rug
Black is such a bold color that you may be wondering if you should even be looking at black abstract rugs. Well, there are benefits to choosing such a stark color--it can add a lot of drama and flair to your room. However, black abstract area rugs come in a variety of different color tones and variations, so whether you’re looking for something bold or something more subtle, you can find a black abstract rug that’s perfect for your needs.
Choosing Which Black Abstract Rug is Right for You
Since there are so many options out there for black abstract rugs, there’s a lot to sort through when looking for your ideal rug. One way to help you hone your search is to consider these key topics.
Position: First, decide your room’s layout and how to fit a rug in that space. These general guidelines will steer you in the right direction.
Living Room: To set up your main seating area, add a black abstract rug in the middle of that area. Depending on the size of the room, you can set the rug in front of the seats, under the front legs, or further under the chairs. Alternatively, you can use a smaller black rug in another area of the room to establish a separate sitting area for morning coffee or reading.
Dining Room: When adding a rug to your dining room, be sure to measure so there's an extra two-three feet of rug on each side of the table. That will ensure there’s plenty of room for the chairs to be pushed in and out.
Bedroom: If your bed is a central focal point in the room, one of the best ways to accentuate it is to layer a rug beneath the bed. Lay the rug all the way under the bed, under the bottom two-thirds of it, or closer to the foot of the bed. However, if your bed is off center and is closer to one side of the room, try centering a rug in the middle of the room itself to connect several areas of the room.
Kitchen: Use small 2x3 or 3x5 black abstract rugs in the kitchen to add comfort and style to areas where you tend to stand still. If you have a narrow kitchen, a black abstract runner rug can fill that space and provide that same comfort and style.
Bathroom: Those same sized rugs work well in bathrooms too. 2x3/3x5 rugs can be used in front of any tubs, showers, or sinks while black runners are ideal for double vanities or narrow pathways.
Outdoors: No need to limit your style to inside your home; use an outdoor black abstract area rug on a deck, patio, or porch to carry your style further. For layout ideas, look back at similar indoor spaces.
Size/Shape: Now that you’ve finalized your layout, it’s time to choose what size and shape rug will work best in that scheme. Round, rectangular, and runner are the three most common shapes, but there are other options as well for uniquely shaped rooms or unique styling. As for size, it’s important to consider the size of the room itself, the furniture, and how the rug will overlap with the furniture. Those thoughts will help you decide what size rug is best for your vision.
Pattern: Most of the time, black abstract area rugs don’t necessarily have a defined, recurring pattern. These rugs are mostly comprised of designs like swirls, color blocking, marbled designs, or working with shapes. No matter what design/pattern you choose, make sure it fits in with your room thematically and carries the same tone.
Color: Even though you’ve narrowed your search to black abstract rugs, there’s still a lot to consider when it comes to color. For example, you need to determine how prominent you want black to be in the rug or if it would work better as an accent. If the black is too bold, then you may want to consider shades that lean closer into dark, dark greys. Aside from that, choose what other colors you want incorporated into the rug’s design. Popular colors include gold, white, grey, taupe, blue, and many others. The colors within your rug should connect to the rest of the room’s color palette and convey the same tone so that the room feels thematically consistent.
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