Rugable and AD’s New American Voices Collaboration: Shop our editors’ picks
It’s no secret that we pride ourselves on taste here at advertisement. We’re always looking for cutting-edge design options, whether it’s in homes, the furniture we recommend, or the pieces we use in our own spaces.
“in advertisement We know the importance of supporting talent from the ground up, so we tapped eight interior design studios who are past New American Voices winners to collaborate on the new Ruggable x Architectural digest Collection,” he says advertisement Global Interiors and Gardens Director Alison Levasseur. “Inspiration came from art, architecture and nature – and the results are 16 beautiful floor covers in a range of styles.”
The washable rug collection features designs by Amy Coleman and Molly Kidd of Light and Dwell, Hema Persad of Los Angeles-based Sagrada Studio, David Quarles IV, Jessica Jubelier, Matt McKay, Lynn Conker, Alexis Tompkins of Chroma, and Michael Hilal. and Tavia Forbes and the Money Masters of Forbes Masters in Atlanta.
“Our design ethos is about celebrating authenticity, feeling confident and bold in interior design, and empowering our clients with their own personal flair,” says Emily Simons, creative director of Ruggable. “With the AD x Ruggable collection, our goal was to capture each designer’s unique aesthetic and showcase the extraordinary impact a rug can have in any space. To me, this collaboration proves that you can have a livable home that still embraces cutting-edge design. Below, you can shop A personal favorite of our editors from the sought-after collections.
“I never tire of plaid printing, but I love how Light & Dwell offers a more subtle version of a popular pattern with their Yates Check Brown rug. As someone who admires the beauty of the Pacific Northwest from afar, I don’t think it’s a coincidence that I gravitate toward this design, specifically its earthy tones that cast a warm, inviting vibe in any space. Although I’m not considered a minimalist, I Do Appreciate the simpler things in life! —Sydney Gore, senior digital design editor
“Memphis-based interior designer David Quarles IV creates spaces that vibrate with texture, pattern, and color, so it’s no surprise that his rug designs are just like that. This La Joie Chenille design calls to mind a warm, lively landscape filled with trees Palms and rich colors—a perfect choice to bring the same cheer to your living space.—Zoe Sessoms, Digital Design Editor
“Designed by Tavia Forbes and Monet Masters of Forbes Masters, the Kasi will bring a modern feel to any space. Capturing the design company’s talent for creating bold interiors, the neutral color palette of the Kasi rug makes it easy to integrate the piece with your existing decor options, No matter how bold or minimalist, splashes of blue and rust in geometric design add an element of fun to sophisticated design. —Audrey Lee, Trade Editor
“Chroma, an AD PRO Directory design firm, injects its distinct sense of color into two chenille rugs. Although both products feature a striking color palette, with an emphasis on green and blue while including hints of purple, the line quality of the two works is different Exactly. Breakout Teal & Chartreuse is more graphic in its composition, while Dissolve Teal Gradient blurs linear boundaries as its name suggests. Both rugs will fit well into any room—either as an accent piece or as a camouflage floor covering, depending on the overall setting. —Madeleine Lecle, Senior editor for digital design
“New York City-based designer Matt McKay deals with dynamic juxtaposition, a theme that shines through in his Maren Stone Blue rug. Soft earth tones in several contrasting colors draw organic, sinuous shapes resembling a range of mountains, creating an organic atmosphere that is sure to bring peaceful energy to any A space to be in. —Charlotte Collins, associate digital features editor
“Hema Persad’s focus on ‘unique imperfections’ is a philosophy I can support 100% – it’s a reminder that definitely takes the pressure off when designing my home. It’s this imperfect ideal that attracted me to the Ananda Natural Pop rug. The warm, natural colors make it easy to decorate with, But the organic lines and shapes serve as a gentle reminder that things don’t have to be precise or flawless to be attractive. In fact, I think it’s especially fun to think about how easily this rug can evolve depending on direction and placement. —Catherine McLaughlin, Digital Features Editor Help
“I’m not usually a fan of mushroom decor – one wrong move and you’re in the flagship store area. Michael Hilal has nailed that in his ethereal Mushroom Dream Gray Taupe design. One part classic storybook, one part couture, it would work well in The nursery is as glamorous as the lounge. I’m a huge fan of architecture and Arts and Crafts interiors, so the Olive Green Monolith by Michael Hilal is right up my alley with its manageable geometry and antique mossy colors. To me, this rug is worth To be topped with a piece of funky wooden furniture.” —Laila Allen, AD Pro senior editor
“Jessica Gobelerer’s appreciation for mixing unique colors, patterns and textures is prevalent in her design of the Celine rug. Her ability to blend a playful retro aesthetic with a touch of cottagecore in a seamless way allows Celine to be versatile in any setting. The neutral, earthy tones of the rug add dimension to the design Easily without being overpowering.” —Rebecca Grampone, Social Media Manager
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