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New Year, New Rugs – Rug Trend Forecast for 2017

When the clock strikes midnight on December 31st, we will excitedly welcome the start of 2017.  It’s no secret each New Year’s Eve presents us with a clean slate and imagination full of possibilities for the year ahead. And what’s a better way to create an environment of new beginnings than by re-energizing your home with fresh new styles for the year ahead?

Do you have an agenda behind your home refresh?  Will you be marketing your home in the coming year or does your dwellings just desire a little TLC?  Simple swaps like replacing your rugs and accents pillows will add new colors and textures without having to fire up any power tools. After all, flooring accounts for roughly 30% of a room’s color.

In need of some inspiration? Look no further than our list of top rug trends for the year ahead.  You can also head over to Karastan’s swoon worthy Pinterest boards for the most fashionable year yet!



sovereign_emir_gray_990-14605_9x12_kax_livrmhEmir in Gray from the Sovereign Collection

Shades of Gray

Gray, often referred to as the ‘new neutral’, is still sought after for its versatility and fresh aesthetic. From dark charcoal grey to icy silver, gray isn’t going away anytime soon!

39400-16006_titaniumandelos-slate_rmAndeols in Slate from the Titanium Collection

Metallic’s Moment

It’s luxurious metallic’s –  shimmering silver, brushed gold, honeyed bronze and warm rose gold – moment to shine! Rising to the occasion, Karastan’s Titanium Collection satisfies a craving for contrast, with a fashion forward fusion of matte and metallic sheen finishes. Glamorous yet grounded by a carefully curated combination of both traditional and transitional patterns, look no further than the Titanium Collection for your metallic muse.

sovereign-anastasia-robins-eggAnastasia in Robin’s Egg from the Sovereign Collection

Traditional with a Twist

The enchanting embellishments and eternal elegance of renowned Persian inspired patterns have been thoughtfully re-imagined in fresh color like only Karastan can create in a myriad of modern masterpieces. Pretty pastels capture the eye in striking new colorations of the classics, like the Anastasia in Robin’s Egg from the Sovereign Collection. Delicate details delight in fresh new color choices in this latest designer debut of the sophisticated Sovereign Collection.


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Aberdeen in Sand from the Euphoria Collection

Animal Instincts

From luxurious leopard prints to striking zebra stripes, an addition of animal print to your décor can definitely liven things up! Many designers advise clients to consider animal print a new neutral. Whether your goal is infusing your space with a little eclectic excitement or balancing brighter hues, animal print will not disappoint! For more designer tips on elegantly incorporating the exotic pattern, check out this past blog post!

titanium-sans-pareil-ivorySans Pareil in Ivory from the Titanium Collection

Never Boring Neutrals

Somewhere along the way, neutrals developed a reputation for being boring. But in reality, there is nothing boring about their versatile nature and ability to tie together bolder colors in a space. The detailed patterns and flattering palettes of many of Karastan’s latest neutral numbers prove that simple can be quite stylish after all!

Look for these styles and other Karastan rug designs this year at your local authorized Karastan retailer. For more information on where to buy, please visit our retailer locator page.

How do you plan on updated your home décor this year? Let us know in the comments!