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10 Bold Modern Rugs

Looking for a way to update your ho-hum room? These bold modern rugs are guaranteed to make any room pop. Vibrant in color and daring in pattern, bold modern rugs take center stage. We’ve gather our top 10 bold modern rugs to share with you today. Take a look: 

1. Monaco MNC222F

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Monaco MNC222F from Safavieh

Bring a Boho vibe to your living area with the Monaco MNC222F from Safavieh. A distinct folkloric pattern becomes a modern accent with vibrant colors that are distressed in places for a worn, vintage feel. Woven from synthetic fibers, this rug is given plenty of texture using a technique of using high and low loop pile.

2. Mota 2 Rug

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Mota 2 Rug  from Gan Rugs

Made from 100% new wool, the Mota 2 Rug from Gan Rugs is a contemporary way to incorporate color indoors. Hand tufted, a pattern of bright polka-dots brings a youthful energy that pop out against the ultra-soft white background.

3. Valencia VAL218K Rug

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Valencia VAL218K Rug from Safavieh

The Valencia VAL218K Rug from Safavieh features an abstract pattern in colorful burst of warm and cool tones, creating a lustrous heirloom patina finish. Woven in Turkey, this luxurious piece is an engaging choice for a modern rug.

4. Studio 109 Rug

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Studio 109 Rug from Surya

Made in India by Surya, the Studio 109 Rug is a wave of modern appeal. Vivid colors of orange and blue form a vibrant abstract scene that is reminiscent of the moving tides and undulating seaweed underwater.

5. Aros Square Rug

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Aros Square Rug from Nanimarquina

By Nani Marquina for Nanimarquina, the Aros Square Rug is a bold, yet minimal rug.  Its simplistic look features an irregular, circular design that fills the squared rug from corner to corner that’s hand-tufted from 100% New Zealand wool.

6. Tricolor Natural Cowhide

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Tricolor Natural Cowhide from Pure Rugs

Made from 100% natural cowhide, the Tricolor Natural Cowhide from Pure Rugs is a bold and eclectic choice. Each rug features its own unique variations of its natural black, brown, and white coloring for a one-of-a-kind modern rug.

7. Cosmopolitan 9200 Rug

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Cosmopolitan 9200 Rug from Surya

The Cosmopolitan 9200 Rug from Surya features a contemporary burst of earthy colors. Its sharp angles and irregular shapes create an abstract pattern that mimics the look of shattered stained glass.

8. Forum 7157 Rug

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Forum 7157 Rug from Surya

Hand-tufted from 100% wool, the Forum 7157 Rug from Surya has a modern look that’s reminiscent of the atomic age of design. A geometric pattern of overlapping circles and rings is hand-carved and woven in a cool color palette.

9. Coastal Lagoon Bahia Rug

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Coastal Lagoon Bahia Rug from Jaipur

The color palette and zig-zag pattern on the Coastal Lagoon Bahia Rug from Jaipur brings about images of a sunny vacation along the beaches of Baja.
10. En Casa Tunnel Rug

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En Casa Tunnel Rug from Jaipur

Designed by Cuban-born artist Luli Sanchez, the En Casa Tunnel Rug features an inviting rustic color palette. Its geometric diamond pattern pops from the contrasting diagonal stripes of color.

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Nicole Tatem

Nicole Tatem

Nicole is the Sr. Site Merchandiser for Accessories, Kids, and Textiles at YLiving. She is obsessed with great design in all forms with a special love for jewelry, wine bottle labels, and tableware. When she’s not exploring the many museums and art galleries of the Bay Area, Nicole spends time looking for and visiting obscure and unusual destinations (locally and abroad) while practicing her photography skills.

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