There’s no doubt about it: Neutral interiors are trending. You’ve probably come across the design style on Instagram or Pinterest because it’s famously photogenic and comforting (both in a literal and visual sense). From cozy bedrooms to lovely living rooms, neutral-colored home decor looks good in any space — all you need is the perfect neutral rug to complement it.
The right style of rug can add to the excitement of your neutral space by delivering everything from depth and texture to personality and character. Keep scrolling to see our picks for the best rugs to complement your neutral home decor.
1. Tonal Textures: Hendesi Heriz Cream Rug
Everything about this cozy bedroom looks perfectly curated to fit the neutral theme, from the bed frame down to the little details like the rattan lamp shade. In keeping with the space’s color palette, the designer opted for a Persian-style cream rug that adds more visual interest and mimics the tangible textures seen throughout the room.
2. Modern-Minimalist: Herringbone Batik Natural Rug
This modern-minimalist living room is simply lust-worthy (especially if you like quirky pieces). Note how the furniture and decor mirror each other in neutral shades of beige and brown, while the distressed rug adds an unexpected — yet delightful — dose of depth. This designer’s space is an excellent illustration of how to create a visually appealing space using nothing but neutrals.
3. Artful Accents: Egret White Shag Rug
This beautifully curated corner is the perfect example of how to style a shag rug. The designer didn’t hold back in taking full advantage of this small hall, incorporating a delightfully artistic mix of neutral-toned busts and sculptural decor. And as a finishing touch, they added the white shag rug, which balances it out by adding some softness.
4. Earthy Elegance: Damali Black & White Rug
A neutral-colored bedroom doesn’t have to be devoid of style. This earthy, peaceful space harnesses the beauty of sleek lines and shapes, from the bed frame to the side table to the geometric rug. Even the decor is on theme, from the minimalist stripe pattern on the bedding to the detailing of the round rattan mirror.
5. Majestic Monochrome: Maral Heriz Creme Rug
True monochrome interiors can look lackluster, but this kitchen proves when done right, all neutrals can look ultra-luxe. The Persian-style cream runner rug is the perfect fit for this space, as it stands out on the dark wood flooring and plays off the colors of the marble countertops without taking away from the overall look.