Let's talk rugs... Our styling team's top selections

Kristy Sadlier

Posted on February 10 2021

Let's talk rugs... Our styling team's top selections | Norsu Interiors
Finding yourself overwhelmed by the number of rugs available these days? 
Ever wondered what our go-to rugs are from the Armadillo collection? Well wonder no more, because we've just bribed our clever norsuHOME styling team to share with us their top 5, guaranteed to transform your floors.


Why we love it:

It's one of the most hardest-wearing rugs in our entire collection and perfect for homes with kids and pets. Made from a wool and viscose blend with several different coloured threads in the mix, it's super forgiving with stains or spills, and looks incredible under your sofa, bed, or dining table...
Priced from $1250

Click here to shop the full Sherpa collection.


Why we love it:

The curves!! This round rug is guaranteed to create some interest thanks to its shape and unassuming presence. Now available in a range of new colours, and a gorgeous new Nook sizing perfect for smaller spaces. There's now a Braid Weave for any space.
Priced from $400

Why we love it:

The weave and the texture! The earthy and organic nature of this rug makes it perfect for spaces with a neutral palette. The stunning plaited weave teamed with the subtle variations of shading in the yarn that translates the flecks of cut rock into pure wool is pure perfection!
Priced from $1040

Why we love it:

Smaller rugs designed to help you master the small space. This versatile suite of accent and area rugs introduces everyday luxury into often forgotten parts of the home – from entryways to hallways, kitchens to ensuites, laundries to mudrooms, and more.

Why we love it:

It's perfect for those who like a little pattern in their rug - but not too much that it overpowers the space. Ideal for relaxed styled spaces, this Beni Ourian patterned low pile rug with its natural tones, is a winner in our books!
Priced from $1040

Click here to shop the Atlas collection.

Our designers have listed their top 5 tips on what to consider when purchasing a rug

1. Your lifestyle.

Rugs can be an investment so you need to consider how you will use the space and what you need from the rug. If you have pets or kids, make sure you select a rug tat is durable and practical. We'd recommend a tight weave rug. A favourite at norsu is the Sherpa.

2. Colour is key.

Be sure to select a colour that is versatile and ties in with your furniture and homewares in the room. The pumice colour way in the Sierra, Sherpa and Braid Weave rugs is a perfect example, women using three different shades of grey thread, it will pair perfectly with any shade of grey in both warm and cool tones, and is also very forgiving with stains.

3. Size matters.

Don't hold back when it comes to sizing. If you've got the floor space always go for the larger size. Use painters tape to mark out the space the rug will sit and help you visual the final look of the space.

4. Create a cohesive space.

Ensure your main items of furniture sit on the rug in some capacity, even if its just a sofa or bed. This will provide you with more cohesive space.

5. Placement.

The placement of your rug can define your space. Always run them parallel with your sofa and dining table.


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