* Rugs inspired by the technique of pointillism
* Add an artistic touch to your home with a dotted rug
* Instantly brings texture and color to any room
Pointillism, a technique of painting in which tiny dots of color are use to create a larger image, had something of a rocky beginning. When the first works were shown back in 1886, art critics booed and hissed and the pieces were ultimately deemed too cutting-edge for mainstream acceptance.
But times have changed, and those once mocked-paintings now hang in museums for all to admire – and draw a little inspiration from, too. These 7 unique area rugs for lovers of pointillism let you express that passion through home decor.
1. Society6 Polka Dot Typography Rug
Add a bit of cheer to a room with a dotty rug that declares “Hello!” While the light color probably works better in lower-traffic areas of the home, the polka dots and type will go quite a ways to hide a scuff or too.
2. Society6 Polka Dot Rug
If you can’t afford a Damien Hirst (and who can), you can still bring the spirit of his dot paintings home, thanks to this polka dot rug.
3. Carousel Dots Rug
Gentle pastels on serene ivory make this a lovely choice for areas than need a soft touch, like a bedroom or nursery.
4. Supreme Groovy Rug
Make your world mod with this bright, graphic rug. Bold green and primary colors lend a dash of excitement to any room. Try this in somewhere where there’s a lot of foot traffic, like the living room – the busy pattern will be forgiving on the rogue stain or footprints.
5. Modern Geometric Rug
The strong diagonals of pattern, color and of course, dots, bring back the look of the 80s Memphis design movement, and add a bit of vintage flair to your favorite room.
6. Mod Dots Rug
The organic shapes of these dots will bring a contemporary feel to your space, while the mostly black-and-white colorway plays nice in just about any setting.
7. Novogratz Modern Rug
Three rows of simple, oversized dots make this a fitting choice for the minimalist looking to inject a little color and pattern to the home. The 100% wool pile is softly tufted for ultimate comfort underfoot.
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