Bohemian style rugs has got an artistic, busy and unique patterns. It can be over dyed, worn or muted colors. Each different patterns has got their own character, it could be romantic, happy or wild. It shows some identities with the Persian Rugs but the bohemian rugs are less traditional.
What is Bohemian?
When we look up the meaning in the dictionary the word ‘bohemian’ means, a person who is free spirited, confident, relaxed, travel savvy, who enjoys living in the moment. Bohemian people enjoy living their lives according to their rhythm.
What are Bohemian Rugs?
The term ‘Bohemian Rugs’ naturally comes from the word ‘bohemian’. These rugs offer a different style and esthetic compared to other rugs due to their unique design and motifs.
Bohemian rugs are also named as Boho Style Rugs. They have a distinct style compared to other Anatolian rugs. They were produced in lesser quantities and therefore they are more difficult to obtain.
Bohemian Rugs have asymmetrical motifs and they contain geometrical shapes. If you choose to embrace the bohemian style, even though this style is in fashion now what is more important is to create your own unique style.
Are Bohemian Rugs Vintage?
Just like vintage rugs bohemian rugs are 40 - 60 years old and they belong to the vintage category. What sets these rugs aside from regular vintage rugs is their unique motifs and colors. If you want to create your own style in your spaces bohemian rugs are the perfect touch your spaces yearn for.
These are old antique rugs and mostly coming out from the Anatolia. The patterns are looking like the shapes of the geometry. There are various types of kilims and the carpets which has called as Geometric Rugs, because that patterns are getting extremely popular and well fashioned over the years.
What is a Geometric Rug?
Geometric rugs do not contain traditional motifs and symbols. They are designed with geometric shapes that agree with modern day design approach. Their design usually contains squares, rectangles, triangles, circles, polygons, stars, lines or zig zags and their design constitute a feeling of infinity.
Where are Geometric Rugs used?
Some of the most important factors that renders beauty in the sense of design are texture and patterns. Homes with different textures and bold patterns are more pleasant to the eye. Patterns have been a medium that people have used to express themselves; patterns with lines, flowers or checkered, geometric patterns. They all reflect a different state of mind and soul. Geometric rugs have been a rising trend in the recent years. Their patterns, such as triangles, lines, polka dots, squares or combs and motifs bring a sense of movement and dynamism wherever they are used in a home; even in the most plain parts.
If you want to start using geometric patterns in your home geometric rugs are your perfect source to start with. If you are thinking about choosing a geometric rug make sure your furniture is modern with minimal design. Otherwise the overall design will be tiring, too crowded. One of the patterns that shines out in geometric rugs is the zig zag pattern. It is quite effective in modern design approach. Especially zig zag designs where two colors are used are widely preferred in many spaces.
Rugs with geometric patterns are preferred while designing modern, relaxed and cosy spaces. Geometric rugs help create a positive vibe in the living room, kitchen or children's’ rooms. Especially the lively patterns and their colorful texture set them aside from other alternatives. Geometric rugs usually are designed with at least two colors. Their patterns are cream grey, black, white, cream and they are combined with another color. Geometric rugs are a good choice for modern spaces with their lively as well as plain colors.
Are Geometric Rugs Traditional Rugs?
Geometric Rugs are interestingly traditional rugs. There are also modern rugs that are made in geometric designs however they are usually inspired by traditional rugs. The traditional weaving cultures used a lot of geometric designs and in many cases these designs were motifs that symbolised thoughts and beliefs. Even though weavers or carpets do not really remember the meanings of these symbols these as lifestyles have changed from nomadic to sedentary and many rituals of the past is long gone now, the symbols that are woven into carpets have come until today as they are passed down mother to daughter. These traditional symbols are geometric and they are repetitive. As a result geometric rugs are formed through repetitive weaving of these traditional geometric symbols.
Are there different kinds of Bohemian Rugs?
The term Bohemian Rugs or Boho Style Rugs are a general name for rugs with a certain style. Bohemian rugs are modern rugs with warm colors but their color range or style is not overpowering. They become a natural element of the overall design and they are in harmony with natural elements of a home. Sofas, tables, coffee tables, armchairs are complete when a Bohemian Rugs is used in a room. Bohemian Rugs are in fact traditional rugs, but they undergo certain procedures so they get a new look and they are favored by those who seek a certain look.
Why do I need a Bohemian Rug?
A question we get a lot from our customers. Bohemian Rugs can be used in a versatile way. The best thing about these rugs is you can either decorate you home entirely with Bohemian Rugs or choose to use them in harmony with other rugs you have. As they are not overpowering both because of color and design they can easily adapt their surroundings. This being said, they can also be the main design element in your rooms. Even though they have simpler designs in plain colors they can act as the leading design element in your rooms.