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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SIZE RUG

03/20/2020
Choosing the right size rug is probably the only difficult part about investing in a new rug. You’ve got your pattern, your perfect texture, your harmoniously-aligned colour scheme… now you need to get the right size. And this is more important than you might think! An awkwardly-sized rug can quickly throw an otherwise-balanced room totally off kilter. It can also be functionally problematic. Ever tried to scrape a dining chair back on a rug that’s too small for the area? Or tried to squeeze an extra-large rug into a regular-sized room? Artisan Rugs has created a rug size chart to help you determine exactly what rug size you need. Extra large An extra large rug is usually upwards of 300 cm x 400 cm (or 3m x 4m) in dimension. Artisan Rugs sells extra large rugs in excess of 460cm on one side,... Continue reading

Six Rules For Dining Room Rugs

02/10/2020
The most controversial room to incorporate a rug is certainly the dining room! While some might prefer a solid hardwood floor beneath their table, others prefer a rug. Rugs are an excellent choice in the dining room because they protect your floor from scraping chairs. They’re also washable, which is crucial for a heavy-mess area. But there are some rules for selecting the perfect rug for your dining room. You don’t want a thick pile rug hiding crumbs in the fluff - no matter how soft it is underfoot. You also don’t want a stark white rug, because that’s just tempting fate! Read on to find out our six rules for selecting rugs for dining tables. The bigger, the better The absolute most important rule for selecting dining room rugs is to make sure the rug is big enough. Have you ever scrape... Continue reading

How To Design Your Own Custom-Made Rug

12/12/2019
Spending hours online looking for design inspiration and curating the perfect colour scheme can be a painstaking and time-consuming process. You might be worried that you’re not making the right choice, or that you don’t have the ‘eye for design’. There are a few things to note when designing your own personalised rug. Colour It’s important to select the right colours when designing a custom rug. Have you ever bought furniture or decor in-store, taken it home and felt it was totally wrong? While the monitoring conditions in the showroom complement furniture and decor in that showroom, the situation will be totally different in your own home. Try to bear in mind the lighting in your home over the course of a day and see how colour interacts with it. After all, light and colour are a package de... Continue reading

The Benefits of Stylish Custom-made Rugs

10/31/2016
Here’s why you should have custom-made rugs and carpets in your home. You wouldn’t necessarily paint the walls of your home or office in random block colours with spots (unless that’s your thing), so why would you think a standard rug or carpet thrown across your floor is going to cut it in the style department? It’s essential to pay more attention to your floor coverings, so the next step is to invest in an Australian-made carpet or rug. Why? Well, locally manufactured rugs are hardy, and they rate highly in the design stakes, making a strong and stylish statement. And, to top it all off, there are  numerous benefits that come with showing your floors a little bit of love. Choose your colour You want to choose a colour that matches the interior of the room. We suggest you take fabric or pa... Continue reading

Choosing the right Rug for your Home

06/30/2016
 Getting a rug that is right for you doesn't have to be a herculean task When you pick the right rug for your space it feels like it just belongs there. Besides the practical benefits (cushioning, warmth and comfort), a rug can complement the design of the room. But choosing the correct rug is the real battle. Sure, when it works, it works well. However, the wrong rug can totally ruin the ambiance of a room, making it feel awkward and incomplete. Rugs, especially custom made or high quality ones, are an expensive investment. You really can’t afford to pick the wrong one, unless you want to end up with a few thousand dollar eyesore on your floor. But don’t panic. Getting a rug that is right for you isn’t a herculean task. Actually, with a few tips from our team at Artisan Rugs, it’s quite ... Continue reading

Custom Design Rugs on the Go

06/30/2016
Create a custom design rug, from the comfort of your own home. We come to you Purchase a designer rug while relaxing in the comfort of your own home. This is not online shopping, but rather personal shopping from Artisan Rugs, the designer mobile rug store in Melbourne. You choose outdoor rugs, floors rugs and design your custom-made rugs for every style and occasion, all while relaxing on your sofa. Artisan Rugs is a rug, carpet and design company promoting this new initiative; a mobile rugs store in Melbourne. We bring the shopping experience straight to your door. You don’t have to leave the house, all you do is contact us and a representative will set up a time that is convenient for you. Unlike a lot of rug stores in Melbourne, Artisan Rugs is not only about feet through the door, we’re also abou... Continue reading

Winter rugs to Warm up your home and floor this winter

06/30/2016
Warm winter rugs and on-style trends to keep your home comfortable As the chill creeps into your home this winter, warm rugs are the way to go. You may have the heaters on and a roaring fireplace to keep the cold at bay, but those don’t keep the icy bite from clawing at your feet, nor do they keep your floors covered. Warm winter rugs, mats and carpets really make a big difference to the style, décor and temperature of your home. Not only do they look good but they also help you save on your energy bills. Artisan rugs can be customised to suit you stylish and functional requirements. Turn down your thermostat and cover your floors with stunning woollen rugs. Combined with nice long curtains, rugs can keep drafts out and inject personality into any space. A fine woollen or natural fibre rug will keep th... Continue reading