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Zunaira Ghazal

Zunaira is a professional architect and interior designer with a passion for writing. She’s designed various residential and commercial projects, which include retail, cafes, and corporate offices.

She’s somewhat a veteran in rugs and has even visited an atelier in Turkey where she got to experience this art very closely. She’s very knowledgeable about the difference between all the various rug types, materials, their uses, and how each one can bring a new, unique flavor to an interior design.

Area Rug Size for Large Rooms: Bedroom, Living Room & Bathroom

Picking out the perfect area rug for large rooms requires a bit of a keen eye, and if you’re struggling with the task, here’s a handy guide for you: Typically, a large bedroom is 14’x16’ and bigger. As a thumb rule, it needs to accommodate a king or California king-sized bed of  6’3×6’ and 6’x6’x7’. …

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Area Rug Size for Small Rooms: Bedroom, Living Room & Office

Finding the perfect rug for a small room can be a challenge, and if you’re struggling with yours then here’s a handy guide for you. The most reasonable small bedroom size is 10’x12’, as anything smaller would be troublesome to even fit a standard bed in. That said, the universal rug size for such rooms …

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Bathroom & Vanity Rug and Mat Size Guide: Standard Sizes with Designs

You might think that you can pick out any bathroom mat, put it in front of your vanity or bathtub, and call it a day – but you would be wrong. You see, when it comes to spaces like bathrooms, scale and proportion are everything. The rug you choose can’t be too big, and it …

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Rug Sizes for Office Desks with Layout Designs

An office desk is a must-have, especially now that working from home has become so commonplace. There are different types of office desks and their corresponding rug sizes depend on their style. A wall desk or writing desk pairs well with a 4’x6’ or 5’x8’ sized rug. A wall mount desk works well with a …

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Rug Sizes under Coffee Tables with Layout Designs

Coffee tables are popular in living rooms. They provide a functional as well as aesthetic integrity to the space as they’re able to anchor the whole room and provide a place to set different objects as well. They come in a variety of sizes, so you can pick one that complements the dimensions of your …

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How to Place an Area Rug in Living Room, Dining Room, Bedroom & Kitchen

If you’re looking for the best way on how to place an area rug in your house, then you’re at the right place. This guide will offer easy-to-follow tips, along with detailed layout designs showing exactly how to place your area rug within a particular room. For living rooms, placing the area rug in the …

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How to Stop Rugs Slipping on Carpet

Rug layering is a very trendy design technique. It usually includes artfully splaying beautiful rugs on top of large carpets. The area rugs are generally placed at strategic angles to beautify the whole look. Therefore, you usually spend a lot of time finding the perfect spots and locations to get the perfect rug layering effect. …

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What Size Area Rug Under Sectional Sofa & Placement Guide

One can say that a sectional sofa is the very heart of the living room. No matter what sized lounge you have, you can find a sectional to go with it! But there’s one staple without which your couch won’t look as good! Yes, it’s the area rug. But since there are so many varieties …

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Best Rugs & Materials for High Traffic Areas

What are high traffic areas? In a residence, high traffic areas constitute as the space where people move around a lot. They include entranceways, the living room, the den, the mudroom, and even the kitchen – especially in homes with growing children, pets, and regular guests. Often, lobbies and hallways (whose sole purpose is to …

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How To Care For Hand-Knotted Oriental Rugs

Oriental rugs are the sturdiest, most coveted floor covering in the market. However, sometimes, their expensiveness can be related to fragileness or delicacy, which is not the case at all. Since hand-knotted rugs are woven by hand on a loom by amazing artisans over the course of months on end, and each piece is literally …

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Wool Rugs vs Polypropylene Rugs Comparison: Which One Is Best?

To go for a natural or synthetic rug; that’s the eternal question… Ever since the dawn of the industrial age, rugs have been neatly categorized into two main categories: natural and synthetic. Both have their own charms, qualities, and setbacks, which makes homeowners curious about which one they should actually choose. The answer is always: …

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