We roll out nine of our favourite outdoor rugs to create a warm and welcoming outdoor space from the ground up.
When it comes to creating an inviting outdoor space, a rug is often the essential element to tying everything together. In this feature, we take a closer look at nine rugs made from durable and weather-resistant fibres to create an enduring foundation for your courtyard, alfresco or open air space.
Designed by Paolo Zani, the Kristalia Mustache rug reflects the philosophy of ‘problem-free outdoor living’. The rug is made using a handloom weaving technique and varies in tones and tassels.
The Nanimarquina Shade outdoor rug features two converging gradients, creating a textured design that mimics the way colours blend and evolve in the sky.
The GANDiamond rug has an intriguing visual effect, reflecting a multi-faceted, coloured diamond. Made from 100% recycled PET, the rug is part of designer Charlotte Lancelot’s Kilim collection.
The iconic Missoni Home pattern defines the Waipawa outdoor rug, made from a waterproof material for outdoor durability. Stripes of blue, green and violet are painted among dusty tones, taking inspiration from vineyards in the countryside.
Designed by Patricia Urquiola, the GAN Garden Layers rug takes inspiration from Indian rugs and cushions. The Garden Layers rug is made from water-resistant yarns and foams that allow quick drying for outdoor use.
The Warli Palau outdoor rug, designed by Paolo Zani, is a hand-knotted ‘sumak’ rug with natural tassels. This floor covering is UV and weather-resistant for longevity in outdoor spaces.
The outdoor B&B Italia Kyra rug is a light floor covering with a woven look and tassels that tap into natural surroundings. It’s made from the durable material polyolefin to withstand a harsh climate.