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Contemporary design – a mid century melting pot of styles, including art deco and futurism – helps to create a stunning modern feel in any interior. If you love muted colours, minimalism, and design that epitomises style evolution, a contemporary modern rug might just be the perfect piece for your home. Handpicked by expert sellers, our curated collection includes Bauhaus-inspired vintage modern rugs from the 1970s, handmade African Taureg mats, and kilim-inspired designs, ensuring you find a characterful rug that brings your home to life.In need of something bold to complement your maximalist tendencies? Our modern designer rugs include psychedelic designs and multicoloured weaves that’ll standout even in the loudest of schemes. Does your style lean toward a more muted, pared-back palette? A neutral-hued, monochromatic contemporary kilim rug could be the perfect piece to add warmth and depth to your interior. No matter your style, discover one-of-a-kind contemporary rugs for sale in our vintage marketplace today.

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Contemporary rugs for sale in our curated marketplace


A contemporary modern rug is a great way to inject character into any room. Not only do they protect your carpet or wooden floors, but they also provide additional warmth and comfort beneath your feet. If you can’t wait to get cosy, start looking for a contemporary rug now. In our collection of vintage modern rugs, you’ll find a wide selection of mostly woollen rugs from all sorts of different time periods. Choose from various patterns and all budgets.


What does “contemporary rugs” mean?


Something that is contemporary is defined as being, “of the moment”, which makes rugs (or anything else for that matter) described as “contemporary” kind of hard to pin down. Because “of the moment” is always changing. Contemporary modern design first emerged in the 1970s, making it a retro style with a modern, evolutionary twist. That’s why sometimes you’ll simply see it called “modern”. The contemporary modern style borrows from all sorts of other schools of design, including traditional, art deco, and futurism. Today, contemporary modern rug design is all about wavy lines, neutral colours, and a minimalist aesthetic. If those are the kinds of design elements you love, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got a great selection of contemporary rugs for sale here at Vinterior.


Styling modern designer rugs


Our collection of contemporary rugs has been sourced from thousands of independent sellers. They’ve all been selected for their unique and characterful designs. Use them to create a minimalist, modern look in your home. Contemporary design is all about neutral colours like whites, tans, and greys. These colours can look a little dull and clinical, so make sure you add lots of different textures for warmth. The vintage modern rug is a good start, of course. Then you can add fluffy cushions and throws layered over something smoother like leather.

We’ve got a large collection of leather sofas and chairs, perfect for contemporary rugs. Use both curved and straight lines for contrast, and twin with art deco paraphernalia like posters to really highlight those influences in your contemporary rug.


Where can I buy vintage modern rugs in the UK?


Find the perfect contemporary modern rug to suit your home with our extensive online collection of vintage modern rugs. Minimalist pieces with retro influences have never been more “in”. Or easier to find, thanks to Vinterior. Search thousands of offerings from our independent sellers all in one place. Input budget and dimensions to narrow the results or browse the entire selection without restriction. There are a lot of fantastic retro pieces on show.


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