When considering a rug for a kid's room, style should not have to take second place to durability. Many modern furniture stores carry lines of rugs and floor coverings that look great is a child's room and are built to last. In addition to the more widely known brands, our Marketplace is also full of small, cool shops with lots options for outfitting nurseries, bedrooms and playrooms with the perfect rug.
In addition to room décor, this online store is full of all kinds of cool shopping kids will love. Peruse their arts and crafts, musical instruments, desktop accessories and more. Pictured here: Play World Rug from Haba, $179
Offering furniture, home décor and toys for the modern baby, this one-stop-nursery-shop carries a nice selection of contemporary rugs to befit a youngster’s room. Full disclosure: I love some of these rugs for adults too. Pictured here: avalisa Bubble Wool Rug, starting at $310
Dash & Albert Rug Company by Annie Selke
One of our favorite sources for affordable floor coverings for just about any room in the house, Dash & Albert carries a broad line of woven cotton rugs in a variety of striped color combinations. These rugs are reversible and easy to clean.
Land of Nod
If you are decorating for children, you might have stumbled upon this brand with their collections of bedding, lighting and other décor for the bedroom and bath. Don’t miss their graphic, interactive rugs! Pictured here: We're Not Asking for Directions Rug, $149-649
If you are looking for playful rugs with a bit of an edge, definitely check out Urban Outfitters’ apartment department. They carry several lines of bright and poppy floor coverings like this shag rug for $149 that, while not designed specifically for children, will still look great in their rooms.
This source is a Mecca of modern design. From bedding and furniture to art and accessories, 2Modern is full of winning looks for the home. Check out this kid-friendly Koko Optics Plastic Floormat. A great option for outdoor spaces or play rooms thanks to its durability and affordability. $90
If you really want a one-of-a-kind look, try shopping handmade and visit Yummi Shop. This Etsy retailer specializes in colorful hand felted Gumball Rugs for around $260-460.
This Toronto-based company carries chic rugs and artwork for children’s rooms in sophisticated designs. Their selection of hand-knotted rugs, like this Buttons Rug, retail for about $1000.
From this more adult rug brand comes ’Lil Mo,, a smart and well-designed line of rugs for kids with discerning taste.
We can’t talk about children’s rugs without including polka-dots! This Smarties Rugfrom LA-based PlushPod is made from handknotted wool and features a kind of Damien Hirst-inspired dotted pattern. Prices start at $550.