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Elevate Your Home with Modern Art Rugs

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 Elevate Your Home with Modern Art Rug

Today we will explore Modern Art rugs inspired by the visionary works of Jean-Michel Basquiat, Mondrian, Alexander Calder, Paul Haesaerts, and Joan Miro. If you seek to add more dynamics your living spaces into a canvas of artistic brilliance, these modern art rugs are the perfect choice.

Without further ado, let’s delve into the captivating motifs, materials, techniques, and compelling reasons why modern rugs should find a place in your decor.

Rugs: Artistry Beneath Your Feet

Rugs have transcended their utilitarian origins to become revered as pieces of art. They are intricate expressions of creativity, culture, and craftsmanship. Therefore like any form of art, rugs evoke emotions, tell stories, and infuse a room with personality and aesthetic charm.

Reasons to Incorporate a Modern Art Rug into Your Decor

  1. Artistic Marvels: Modern art rugs are more than just floor coverings; they are a reflection of artistic brilliance.
  2. Express Individuality: Infuse your personality and artistic taste into your decor by choosing from contemporary rugs that resonates with you and complements your style.
  3. Conversation Starters: These rugs serve as conversation starters, and invite guests to appreciate and discuss the unique artistry displayed on your floor.
  4. Versatility and Adaptability: Modern art rugs seamlessly integrate into diverse decor styles, be it contemporary, bohemian, or industrial, enhancing the aesthetics of any space.
  5. Cultural Appreciation: Incorporating rugs inspired by iconic artists celebrates cultural heritage and acknowledges the impact of these artists on the world of art.


Exploring Artistic Motifs and Designs

Many designs from prolific modern artists have been created into rug designs. Turning famous designs into rugs combines art and function, providing accessibility to iconic artworks and preserving their legacy. It allows a wider audience to appreciate and integrate artistic heritage into their homes, enhancing ambiance and aesthetics.

Modern rugs serve as functional pieces of art, offering versatility in design integration and customization while educating and inspiring both art enthusiasts and aspiring creators. Ultimately, this transformation immortalizes artistic legacies, making art an integral and approachable part of everyday life.

Jean-Michel Basquiat

Jean-Michel Basquiat was a trailblazing neo-expressionist artist known for his graffiti-pattern style. His work often featured bold symbols, expressive lines, and vibrant colors. Thus, rugs inspired by Basquiat often incorporate crowns, faces, and cryptic text, reflecting his unique urban energy and social commentary.

Baquiat’s Notary Rug

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For example, check out this captivating contemporary rug inspired by Basquiat’s iconic 1985 artwork, “Notary.” Meticulously hand-knotted using luxurious Merino wool, this beautiful rug can grace your floor or adorn your wall, allowing you to infuse your surroundings with artistic flair. Additionally, the rug is authenticated with a certificate and bears the signature of the publisher

Crafted by skilled artisans, this limited-edition rug is a true masterpiece, numbered 1/8, and spans an impressive area of 3,7 square meters. Additionally, it has a density of 592,200 knots, its intricate detailing ensures a striking visual impact in any setting.


Piet Mondrian, a pioneer of abstract art, was famous for his geometric compositions with primary colors and black lines. His work exuded a sense of balance and harmony. Modern art rugs inspired by Mondrian translate these iconic designs into abstract geometry, providing a sophisticated touch to your decor.

Mondrian-inspired Rug

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Mondrian Print Rug

This rug has been inspired by Piet Mondrian, featuring his iconic design of red, blue, beige, yellow and black squares. Created with hand-woven using Merino wool, it’s a testament to modern craftsmanship. It covers an area of 3.74 square meters with a density of 523,600 knots.

A Mondrian-inspired rug like this one makes any room more dynamic and graces your floor with an unmistakable pattern that compliments a variety of furniture and decor.

Alexander Calder

Alexander Calder was a sculptor known for his playful shapes and mobile-inspired designs. And, his works captured dynamic movement and balance. Modern rugs inspired by Calder emulate these features, infusing a sense of playfulness and energy into your living spaces.

Alexander Calder-inspired Wool Rug

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Calder Modern Art Rug

This contemporary Alexander Calder-inspired rug showcases a composition reminiscent of pebbles, spirals, and abstract forms. The vivid interplay of black, yellow, red, blue, and brown tones against a beige background is a testament to the artist’s ingenuity.

Further, the craft rug is hand-knotted with Merino wool, making it versatile for both floor or wall use. Add this rug to your floor today, now on sale at Styylish!

Paul Haesaerts

Paul Haesaerts was a surrealist artist, known for juxtaposing disparate elements in his artwork to create a dreamlike quality. A modern art rug inspired by Haesaerts embraces surreal and whimsical motifs, sparking curiosity and fascination gracing your floor.

Paul Haesaerts Printed Rug

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Haesarts Rug

Another modern art rug option is this gorgeous rug is a tribute to the abstract and geometric style of Paul Haesaerts. Hand-knotted with precision using Merino wool, it showcases modern craftsmanship at its finest. Limited to just 8 pieces, this rug covers a substantial 6 square meters with a density of 840,000 knots.

Additionally, your purchase includes a certificate signed by the publisher, adding an extra layer of authenticity and value to this exceptional piece of art for your floor or wall. Find it on sale at

Joan Miro

Joan Miro’s art is celebrated for his whimsical and childlike artwork, featuring playful shapes and bold colors. Modern art rugs inspired by Miro integrate these elements, thus creating a joyful beauty and imaginative spirit in your decor.

Joan Miro-inspired Rug

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Joan Miro Rug

This contemporary rug or tapestry inspired by Joan Miró, is symbolic of his whimsical style. Further, this abstract composition suggests characters and forms in a vibrant palette of black, red, yellow, and blue set against a beige background. Expertly hand-knotted with Merino wool, it combines art and functionality, suitable for both floor use and wall display.

With an area of 5 square meters and a remarkable density of 700,000 knots. Each piece is numbered 2/8 and arrives with a certificate signed by the publisher

Materials and Techniques in Modern Art Rugs


  • Premium Wool and Silk Blends: Modern art rugs are crafted using high-quality materials like wool for durability and silk for a luxurious sheen. The blend enhances the vibrancy and texture of the artwork.


  • Hand-Tufting and Hand-Knotting: Skilled artisans use hand-tufting or hand-knotting techniques to meticulously create these rugs, therefore ensuring precision and accuracy in replicating the intricate designs.

The Allure of Modern Art Rugs: Beyond Decor

Modern rugs have garnered immense popularity for several compelling reasons. Beyond being floor decor elements, they also enrich living spaces with cultural, historical, and artistic significance.

  1. Cultural Heritage and Narrative: These rugs often carry a piece of cultural heritage and narrative. And, they allow you to connect with the artistic roots of a particular region or artist.
  2. Conversation Starters: Placing a modern art rug on your floor sparks intriguing conversations about the artist’s style, the story behind the design, and the integration of art into everyday life.
  3. Versatility and Flexibility: Modern art rugs also effortlessly complement diverse decor styles, from contemporary to bohemian, providing flexibility in decor choices.
  4. Investment in Art: Acquiring a modern art rug is an investment in art. Thus allowing you to possess a piece that may appreciate in value over time.
  5. Artistic Engagement: Living with art fosters a deeper engagement with creativity

Modern Art Rugs at Styylish

All the beautiful rugs of some of the most iconic modern art designers are on sale now at! Styylish master of antique and modern furniture, bringing you a curated collection of modern rugs inspired by the world’s renowned artists.

In sum, each rug is a masterpiece, capturing the essence of iconic art works and adding an artistic touch to your decor. Explore our collection of authenticated modern and vintage rugs and transform your living space into a functional art gallery.

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