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How do you find the right rug size?

Choosing the right rug size is crucial to the look and feel of a room. A rug that is too small can get lost in the room and appear unbalanced, while a rug that is too large can quickly look cluttered and out of proportion. In this blog post, we will show you how to find the right size for your rug and which factors to consider.

Before you choose: Consider the area of ​​application

Before you decide on a rug, you should consider where the rug will be used. Do you want to lay it out in a living room, bedroom or maybe a dining area? Depending on which room it is, there are different requirements for the size of the carpet. For example, in a living room, a larger rug could tie the furniture together, creating a cozy atmosphere. In a dining area, on the other hand, a smaller, round rug could accentuate the table.

Another important factor is the size of the room. If you live in a small room, you should avoid laying out rugs that are too large, as they can quickly appear cluttered. Instead, you could opt for a smaller rug or runner. On the other hand, in a larger room, you could choose a larger rug to tie the furniture together and add cosiness.

Also consider the type of carpet

In addition to the colour, pattern and structure of a rug, the type of rug also affects its size. Viscose carpets, for example, are particularly soft and cuddly and are therefore particularly suitable for bedrooms or living rooms. Wool carpets , on the other hand, are more durable and are therefore also suitable for heavily frequented areas such as corridors or entrance areas. Sisal carpets are particularly robust and durable and are therefore also suitable for rooms with high traffic volumes.


Choosing the right rug size depends on several factors, including the area of ​​use, the size of the room and the type of rug. Consider these factors when choosing your rug to achieve a harmonious and balanced result. Use painter's tape or newspaper to measure the area you want the rug to cover and position the furniture as you plan to place it on the rug. This way you can be sure that you will find the right rug for your space.

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