Now in its 25th year, the latest Maison & Objet in Paris saw some of 2020’s hottest interior trends on display for the first time. Featuring some of the biggest names in design and interiors, the trade event is always a spectacle to behold. As always, the perfect way to engage with new trends is with a well-chosen rug, so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite trends from Maison & Objet 2020.
This year, earth tones are making a big comeback. Think olive greens, deep browns and warm neutrals. Reminiscent of our environmentally-conscious era, these colours will add a natural look to your interior, instantly adding warmth. Brands seem to be already following suit, with Lorena Canals re-releasing some of their best selling rugs in warm, earthy tones. Available in February 2020, each piece will harmoniously blend with your decor. The Arch collection from Brink & Campman combines a mixture of tones with thick wool yarns, to create a stunning woven effect that will add interest to your decor. If you’re looking for a touch of luxury, this elegant Oriental Damask will imbue your home with warmth and colour.
Save: Lorena Canals Spring Spirit Woolable Rug – €495
Spend: Brink & Campman Arch Light Brown Rug – From €899
Splurge: An Authentic Oriental Damask Rug – €3,192
Speaking of eco-consciousness, sustainable materials were also a prominent feature throughout M&O. In 2020, we’re going au-naturel, opting for biodegradable fibres such as wool, cotton and jute. Most of our favourite brands offer a beautiful selection of wool rugs, including Ted Baker, Brink & Campman and Harlequin. Another option is Lorena Canals. With both wool and cotton options on offer, each rug has been handmade and dyed using only natural vegetable dyes. If you’re looking for something truly unique, this Sari Silk rug has been hand-knotted from the remains of traditional Indian Saris. Recycling with a difference, this striking rug is a work of art.
Save: Lorena Canals Woolable Into the Blue Rug – €295
Spend: Harlequin Zeal Pewter Rug – €490
Splurge: Sari Silk – €1,431
Not for the fainthearted, M&O saw a big push towards using the three primary colours – red, yellow and blue, within one interior. A statement couch or perhaps a few accessories should get the point across, but a well-chosen rug is guaranteed to make an impact. The Matrix rug is certain to draw the eye but if you’d prefer a slightly more subdued take, we love the Atlantic Streaks rug from Louis de Poortere. Our luxury option for this trend is the stunning Seascape Multicolour. Comprising artful splashes of colour, this beautiful rug will draw the eye wherever it is placed.
Save: Matrix MAX53 Arc Bright Rug – From €199
Spend: Louis de Poortere Atlantic Collection Streaks Montauk Multi Rug – From €170
Splurge: Seascape Multicolour Rug – €4,685
Naturally, Classic Blue, the 2020 Pantone Colour of the Year, was going to be a big hit for this year’s M&O. We’ve already spoken about the harmonious tone here, so check that out for styling tips and rugs to suit all budgets.
Save: Riley RL01 Blue Rug – From €109
Spend: Tonal Ombre Blue Rug – From €680
Splurge: An Authentic Damask Rug – €4,534
These were just some of the top trends at Maison & Objet 2020. What was your favourite? Let us know!
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