Kilims in Contemporary Homes

We're on the verge of purchasing a large kilim area rug for our living room. And sure, our current home is old and eclectic and the rug is a perfect fit. But we're buying for life, with hopes of building a small, contemporary home one day. So, will the kilim work? Here's evidence that it will indeed carry over nicely:

These examples showcase kilims in contemporary architecture. They work so well as a warm and textured counterpoint to the white austerity of their surroundings. Even if you aren't living in a contemporary home but want to mix a kilim with modern decor, that works too!

Images: House & Home, Attic Mag, Pierre Yovanovitch

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.