Vintage carpets showcase what the mid 20th century was largely defined by – the experimentation and innovation in the arts, industries, the sciences and popular culture. A vintage area rug was produced between the 1920’s and 1970’s. These carpets explore the boundaries, and push the limits, of textural and visual style, creating designs that provide a strong sensory experience and can quickly change the look and feel of your interior home design.
Over the past several years, there has been a substantial increase in the popularity of certain types of vintage rugs. In the 21st century, the world has seen a renewed interest in vintage rugs. This has created a surging demand for authentic mid 20th century works of art. And, while modernized productions continue to be produced, despite its “vintage” design, it is not, by definition, truly vintage. Truly Vintage rug styles are exciting and dynamic examples of the various artistic developments of the mid 20th century, and each have their own story to tell.
These marvelous carpets feature formal geometric motifs, whimsical folk-art influences and colorful Art Deco inspired designs, including abstract, pop-art, and minimalist styles. Whether collectors and designers are seeking a luxurious long-pile Rya, or charming flat-woven vintage rugs from Scandinavia, the most versatile and colorful rugs make superb statement pieces that will bring life to any living space. These carpets seemingly blend well with the ever changing interior decor trends of our time.