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The 20 Best grey Rugs

Grey is an extremely popular color in modern interior design styles, and you’ll see it in paint colors, furniture, accents, and rugs. Rugs that feature grey tend to be easy to work with, since that color pairs well with others and is present in a variety of styles. Because of grey’s versatility, it’s a color that pops up in thousands of rugs. That can make the search for your perfect grey rug pretty daunting. Fortunately, we’ve compiled 20 of our top grey rugs across many styles so that you can narrow your search and find the best grey rug for you.

Harput - HAP-1024 Area Rug by Surya

When it’s used in traditional and oriental patterns, grey can add an air of class and timeless style. This rug from Surya is a favorite because showcases a timeless design in a color palette that blends well with many other color schemes and styles.

Pros:

  • Durable
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Versatile Color Palette of Grey and Beige Tones
  • Timeless Design
  • Many Shapes/Sizes

Cons

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

From a Customer

“This rug has the perfect colors to finish my dining room! The quality is good. My order came pretty fast considering the time we are living in! I’m very happy with the quality and looks!!” -Vicki A.

Neda - NED-06 Area Rug by Loloi II Rugs

This rug from Loloi II Rugs’ Neda collection puts a modern spin on a striped design. Showing off high contrast natural and slate colors, this rug uses its neutral color palette to make a bold, modern style.

Pros:

  • Durable
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Resistant to Staining, Fading, and Wear
  • High-Low Piling

Cons:

  • Too Modern for Traditional Styles

From a Customer

“Love this rug it looks amazing in person. Colors were true to the listing. I’m so happy with this purchase!” -Heather S.

Skye Printed - SKY-01 Area Rug by Loloi II Rugs

Loloi II Rugs’ Skye Printed Rug is a favorite grey rug for many reasons. Although grey is the primary color, this rug incorporates other colors like apricot into the scheme to create a palette that is timeless and welcoming.

Pros: 

  • Top Rated
  • Durable and Sturdy
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Pattern Scale May Vary Depending on Size

From a Customer

“The rug is so soft to walk on and the pattern is so pretty! I love the way it's hemmed on the edges too. I've never owned a rug this comfy and low maintenance!” -Meghna M.

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Azalea - 24980 Area Rug by Surya

Surya’s Azalea Rug not only boasts a versatile geometric pattern, but it is also hand woven and constructed to handle daily wear and tear. In fact, this rug is approved for both indoor and outdoor settings, so it is easy to clean and maintain.

Pros:

  • Indoor/Outdoor Rug
  • Easy to Clean
  • Hand Woven Quality
  • Low Maintenance
  • Pet Friendly

Cons:

  • Very Thin
  • Recommended With Rug Pad

Tibetan - TBT-2308 Area Rug by Surya

This grey area rug from Surya is a perfect balance between minimalism and the bold artistry of modern and contemporary styles. The stripes, their texture, and the rug’s abstract design work together to create a modern aesthetic unlike any other.

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Durable
  • Many Sizes/Shapes
  • Versatile Color Scheme

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

From a Customer

“bought the 8' square rug, the colors complimented our chairs which were shades of brown & charcoal. It's very soft and has some cushion feel even without rug pad, but we did put a thin pad underneath to protect the floor in case of spills.” -Linda W.

Avant Garde - 27392 Area Rug by Surya

Surya’s Avant Garde 27392 Rug uses traditional motifs and modern materials to create a rug that is an instant classic. The grey, beige, and denim color scheme is as timeless as this lightly textured, oriental design.

Pros:

  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Soft and Subtle Texture
  • Durable
  • Moisture and Stain Resistant
  • Minimal to No Shedding

Cons:

  • Not All Shapes/Sizes Come With Fringe

From a Customer

“I’m always nervous ordering online but I am so pleased. High quality, beautiful rug looks and feels great. Nice weight and I love the subtle raised pattern. It does have a hint of blue in the gray but we like that” -Elizabeth M.

Alpine - ALP-2304 Area Rug by Surya

As if the beautiful abstract design wasn’t appealing enough, this rug from Surya’s Alpine Collection takes it to the next level with a versatile color palette, high-low texture, and durable construction.

Pros:

  • Soft and Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • High-Low Texture
  • Versatile Colors

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad
  • Too Modern for Traditional Spaces

From a Customer

“This carpet works well with browns as well as grey. The quality is nice and rolls out perfectly. It was delivered quickly and really pulls the room together.” -Cynthia D.

Genevieve - GNV-11 Area Rug by Momeni

Although this rug uses colors aside from grey, that is actually to the rug’s benefit since it brings in colors that are more earthy and tribal. This abstract rug can serve as its own work of art inside a contemporary home.

Pros:

  • Durable
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Flat Pile

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

Madelyn - 30082 Area Rug by Surya

This is yet another rug that uses grey as its primary color and proves how versatile the color is. The mixed slate, charcoal, and other shades of grey enable this rug to make a dramatic statement while still being easy to coordinate with.

Pros:

  • Soft, 100% Wool Rug
  • Pet and Kid Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Hand Tufted Quality
  • Bold Modern Style

Cons:

  • Limited Sizes/Shapes

Farmhouse Tassels - FTS-2300 Area Rug by Surya

This rug from Surya’s Farmhouse Tassels Collection masterfully uses charcoal and white in its versatile geometric pattern. This rug is a favorite grey rug because of the youthful yet classy design.

Pros:

  • Hand Woven Quality
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Wool/Cotton Blend
  • Versatile Design/Colors

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

From a Customer

“great quality for a great price! I love it!” -Michelle M.

Norwood - 27918 Area Rug by Surya

Although the charcoal tones were dramatic in the last rug, they are more subtle with this rug’s shading and textured design on top of it. The rigid shapes and runes of this rug make it perfect for homes that enjoy global styles like Moroccan or boho.

Pros:

  • Texture and Fringe
  • Hand Woven Quality
  • Pet and Kid Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Low Pile

Cons:

  • Not Everyone Likes Fringe

Ollie Area Rug by Loloi Rugs

Subtle at a distance and stunning when approached, Loloi Rugs’ Ollie Area Rug uses its grey color palette to its maximum potential with the use of texture and abstract design. This rug is perfect for elevating contemporary spaces.

Pros:

  • Durable
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Hand Loomed Quality
  • Comfortable, Soft Texture

Cons:

  • Too Modern for Traditional Styles

Yeshaia - YES-01 Area Rug by Justina Blakeney x Loloi

Aside from its beautiful design, this rug from Justina Blakeney x Loloi uses texture to make the pattern pop even more. The textured bohemian pattern, sand and pebble color palette, and soft fabric makes this rug appealing from a style standpoint and from a practical view.

Pros:

  • Textured Pattern
  • Soft
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Durable
  • Eclectic Design

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

Zuma - ZUM-05 Area Rug by Amber Lewis x Loloi

ZUM 05 is a top grey rug because of its classic design and lean towards silver. Not only is this rug gorgeous, but it also has the Oeko-Tex certification to ensure that the rug is free from harmful substances.

Pros:

  • High Traffic Approved
  • Durable
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Versatile Design and Colors
  • Free of Harmful Substances

Cons:

  • Not All Sizes Come With Fringe

From a Customer

“This exceeded my expectations, colors are gorgeous, looks a lot more expensive than it was.” -Katie

Polly - POL-05 Area Rug by Chris Loves Julia x Loloi

This rug from Chris Loves Julia x Loloi is a favorite when it comes to grey contemporary area rugs. It’s well loved because of its simple design, neutral color palette, and ultra-plush pile.

Pros:

  • Top Rated
  • Soft and Plush
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Versatile Design/Colors

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

From a Customer

“Love it in my entryway, paired with the CLJ Jules brick/lagoon rug in my living room. Great texture and the gray color is really dynamic in person - blues, browns, greys. It goes with everything! Excited to decorate the entryway around it” -Carina W.

Alie - ALE-03 Area Rug by Amber Lewis x Loloi

ALE 03 from Amber Lewis x Loloi uses distressing atop a traditional print to create a versatile vintage rug. This rug is a favorite not only because of its style, but because of its Oeko-Tex certification that ensures the rug is free from harmful substances.

Pros:

  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Durable
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Free of Harmful Substances
  • Soft and Comfortable

Cons:

  • Runners and Round Sizes Do Not Include Fringe

Evoke - EVK-256 Area Rug by Safavieh

A large oriental medallion is the focal point of this traditional, distressed grey rug. That stunning design and color scheme make this rug ideal for making a traditional space feel more relatable or elevating a modern room.

Pros:

  • Top Rated
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Soft and Durable
  • Versatile Design/Colors
  • Many Sizes/Shapes

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

From a Customer

“Love this rug. Bought the largest oversize rug and the colors work really well. It is nice and thick and seems like it's going to wear well. No shedding and it lays flat with no curling or ripples. The color is a true gray and not too blue. The shipping was very quick. Highly recommend this rug and this company.” -Shawn M.

Celestial - CES-02 Area Rug by Nourison

Nourison’s Celestial CES 02 Rug is a favorite grey abstract rug with over 400 reviews. The ivory and grey color palette works well in adding warmth to cold floors and warmth to the room’s tone.

Pros:

  • Top Rated
  • Soft and Comfortable
  • Durable
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Warm Contemporary Rug

Cons:

  • Too Modern for Traditional Styles

From a Customer

“Love the colors and design of these rugs. Excellent quality for the price point. This is the second time I have purchased them. People who bought our previous home loved them so much they asked us to leave them. We bought them again for our new home as that’s how much we loved them.” -Sheila G.

Scandinavia - Rakel - Karlstadt Area Rug by Jaipur Living

The Scandinavia - Rakel - Karlstadt Rug takes inspiration from the warm, minimalist style of Scandinavia. The use of grey and white makes this rug feel extra cozy and welcoming.

Pros:

  • High Quality
  • Kid and Pet Friendly
  • Durable
  • Hand Woven
  • Custom Sizes Available

Cons:

  • Recommended With Rug Pad

From a Customer

“Awesome rug. Was worried about the cost since it was more than most online rugs, but well worth it and have already gotten lots of compliments.” -Patty

Casablanca - CSB-476 Area Rug by Safavieh

Hand tufted using the finest New Zealand wool, this rug is yet another one that is extremely comfortable and stylish. This rug is an instant classic for boho homes with its geometric shapes, neutral color palette, and classic fringes.

Pros:

  • Soft and Comfortable
  • High Traffic Approved
  • Durable
  • Hand Tufted
  • Bold Abstract Design

Cons:

  • Very Contemporary Style Not For Everyone

From a Customer

“This rug looks beautiful in our bedroom and is like a piece of art! It’s soft, and exactly as advertised.” -Mindy S.

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When it comes to grey rugs, there’s a lot to consider in terms of the shade(s) of grey, the pattern they’re in, and the overall style of the rug. Even if you didn’t find your favorite grey rug in our list, you are now better equipped to find the rug that will work for you practically and stylistically.

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