Put Your Rug on a Diagonal for an Instant Style Update

Who: Erin Conway, interior stylist

Why we love this pic: Sometimes a refreshing interior update is as easy as rearranging what you already have. The artful decision to lay this rug on a diagonal rather than on a traditional alignment instantly makes this stunning design more dynamic. Meanwhile, the combination of earthy green hues and organic materials gives the look a welcoming feeling, grounded in nature.

The takeaway: Lay your rug on a diagonal for an instant style update.

Get the look:

Rectangular kilim rug with orange and red as dominant hues
credit: RugVista
Reclaimed wood decorative ladder
credit: Patio Bloom

Kelly Weimert

Kelly Weimert

Kelly is a full-time freelance writer, aspiring aerialist, and passionate interior design enthusiast. She's a regular contributor to design-centric publications like Apartment Therapy, The Spruce, and TexasLiving Magazine.