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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.

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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All the Different Types of Persian Rugs

Persian rugs are so timeless that they seem to never run out of demand. Unique and classy, these rugs give your floor and interior designs an amazing personality. However, they are quite expensive, but that’s for a reason, which is what we will discuss here in addition to all the different types of Persian rugs …

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11 Best Square Area Rugs & Important Considerations

Square area rugs are unique because they have an unchecked symmetry that impacts your furniture layout. For example, rectangular area rugs can make your furniture layout feel wider, but square area rugs are used to derivate compact spaces. That said, these rugs always make a bold statement and their shapely contrast can make your home …

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Best Coastal Area Rugs for your Home, Beach House or Boat

Most beach houses or coastal based homes are meant to create an escape for the users, and the calm coastal theme is the perfect way to do that. Without carpeting a home can feel colder or have echoes, where adding an area rug can bring a softer, more comfortable feel to the space. A beach-themed …

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Best Horse Themed Area Rugs for Equestrian Lovers

Many people have a deep love for horses. However, a lot of equestrian lovers never really find adequate home accessories to spruce up their homes with. So if you’re searching for things to emulate your love for horses within your home interiors, you’re at the right place. Here’s a whole list of various horse-themed area …

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8 Best Oval/Round Area Rugs & Important Considerations

Oval and round area rugs have the kind of shape that is perfectly suited for open-floor home interiors. Their softly edged designs don’t have any sharpness at all, which means that they enhance the visual flow of the spaces that they are furnished in. Such types of rugs are also used to emulate shapely contrast …

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12 Best Western & Southwestern Style Area Rugs

Southwestern area rugs are part of a genre that embraces tradition, artfulness, gorgeous accenting, distressed textiles, bold colors and a certain uniqueness of their own. It’s a rug style that follows particular themes and is an excellent way to emulate contrast in modern, classical, and contemporary spaces alike. They range in a wide variety of …

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Standard Rug Sizes Guide, Chart & Common Comparisons

Choosing the perfect area rug size for your interior design is an absolute must. However, not many homeowners are well-versed in what rug size is perfect for their room. Some of you end up selecting rugs that are beautiful, but too large for your spaces while others tend to buy rugs that are too small. …

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