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Rugs have always played an integral part in interior design-they've evolved from decorating the houses of tribespeople to being the focal point in a modern home.

If you're looking for gorgeous rugs in Short Hills, NJ, look no further than Cyrus Artisan Rugs. Our collection includes everything from tribal and traditional carpets to transitional and contemporary pieces. We also carry top-quality pieces made by award-winning designers and popular brands.

Are you interested in seeing our rugs in person? Visit our rug store and showroom in Bloomington! Otherwise, feel free to check our rugs for sale on our website. We have antique rugs, round area rugs, luxury area rugs, bedroom area rugs, and more.

Shop with us today and grab the perfect carpet for your lovely abode.

Our Rug Types and Styles

Our Cyrus Rug collection is split into four categories: tribal, traditional, contemporary, and transitional.

Tribal Rugs

Nomadic and semi-nomadic weavers from Turkey, the Caucasus, and Morocco originally crafted tribal rugs to express their creativity and share their life stories.

You'll often see these rugs placed in modern-themed houses as their elegant aesthetic enhances trendy interiors and furnishings. For instance, a beige tribal handmade rug with a diamond motif can act as a stylish backdrop for a gaming room.

Traditional Rugs

Traditional rugs feature incredibly detailed, eye-catching designs. Persian rugs and Oriental rugs, especially, boast vibrant color palettes that invoke their illustrious history and centuries-old traditional craftsmanship.

Thanks to their bold composition, a traditional rug is best placed in a room with minimalist décor to break the monotony. Moreover, traditional carpets stand out when paired with furniture with soft curves and gentle edges, chandeliers, still-life paintings, and other classical elements.

Contemporary Rugs

Contemporary rugs deviate from the conventions established by tribal and traditional pieces. Instead of simplicity and formality, these rugs evoke youthful, playful energy.

One example is a contemporary square area rug with a loud print or geometric design. These rugs are often displayed on walls and floors, serving as a dramatic focal point that ties a room's concept together.

Transitional Rugs

Transitional rugs are the most versatile because they share a few design elements from traditional and contemporary carpets. They're great pieces to acquire if you want the best of both worlds.

Transitional bespoke rugs may function as a backdrop instead of a centerpiece. They usually come in light or pastel colors like beige or off-white. Their subtle design means you can place them in areas designed for relaxation, like the nursery or home library.

Rugs Brands and Designers

Our Short Hills, NJ rug collection is incredibly diverse, with thousands of top-quality designer rugs for you to choose from. Master carpet designers typically take inspiration from everything around them, whether past designs, personal experience, mother nature, or other natural wonders.

Jenny Jones is among these virtuosos. Her rugs elicit an emotional response that can bring a room to life. Jones also incorporates stories of her travels and her experience in the rug industry into her work. Today, she continues to push the boundaries of rug design by sharing her passions with the world.

Clodagh is another designer whose rugs are inspired by nature. For instance, she has a collection of pieces that evoke the natural beauty of the Grand Canyon. She also emphasizes her approach to rug design through calming tones and imagery. Try decorating with a Clodagh piece if you're striving to create balance in your home.

Then we have Ralph Lauren, one of the most influential brands in interior design. Lauren's designs are simple yet captivating, elegant, and eye-catching—they strike a perfect balance between comfort and sophistication. Their familiar, classic charm is designed to conjure the ultimate feeling of comfort.

James Tufenkian is one of the designers who introduced Tibetan rugs in the US when Persian pieces were still all the rage. He liked their unique designs, so he adopted elements from these pieces in his work. Now he produces high-quality rugs using the latest tech that reflects traditional folk culture.

Here are other designers in our rug collection:

  • Erbil Tezcan
  • Kevin Walz
  • Barbara Barry
  • Thomas O'Brien
  • Kavi
  • Mark Pollack

Our Short Hills, NJ rug collection also carries carpets from brands like Safavieh, Loloi Rugs, and our very own Cyrus Artisan Rugs.

Safavieh has been in the rug business since 1914. The brand is the perfect choice if you're looking for antique rugs. Safavieh sources its inspiration from couture clothing.

Loloi rugs also have exquisite carpets – from handmade rugs to contemporary pieces. Its central theme is “creating designs for particular people, by particular people.” The brand emphasizes subtle and captivating colors and is one of the leaders in creating handcrafted rugs.

Here are our other rug partners:

  • Jaipur Living
  • Lapchi
  • Nourison
  • Tamarian
  • Tufenkian
  • Tibet Rug Company
  • Samad
  • Wool & Silk Rugs

Manufacturing and Weaving Methods

Our inventory includes rugs with the following weaves:

  • Hand-knotted
  • Flat-woven
  • Hand-loomed
  • Hand-tufted
  • Power-loomed
  • Machine-loomed

Our power- and machine-loomed rugs are your best option if you're on a budget. These are made with synthetic fibers and natural materials. Meanwhile, flat-woven rugs are made from low-density fibers and are easier to move and clean.

Our most fashionable bespoke area rugs are hand-knotted carpets. Handcrafted by skilled artisans, they're made using millions of knots. They're also durable, making them excellent family heirlooms.

Colors and Decorating Tips

If you're choosing a rug for your lovely home or office, it helps to pay attention to gradation and color psychology.

For instance, decorating with blue area rugs can invoke different meanings. Light blues like sky blue and arctic blue are associated with calmness and relaxation. Dark blues like navy or royal blue can help evoke feelings like trust and loyalty.

Green is also a calming color. If you want to make your room look more serene, choose green luxury rugs. It is also a good color choice if you live in a city where buildings and concrete surround you. Other color choices include mint and seafoam to promote a relaxing indoor atmosphere.

Meanwhile, red is associated with passion and energy. Place red square area rugs in entertainment areas like the living or dining room. For example, the lively and energetic reds can make your space conducive for conversations among your guests. When decorating your space, you might want to use complementary colors like wine, currant, and mahogany.

You'll also need to pay attention to the rug's size. If you're designing a limited space like a bedroom, choose round area rugs to make the room feel less cramped. You can select square area rugs for larger rooms like the living room. Place these rugs with your furniture pieces to achieve a sense of visual cohesion.

You can also use your rug to reduce or amplify the impact of your room's existing décor. Minimalist rooms will benefit from vibrant square or round area rugs as they'll break the monotonous display. Conversely, you can reduce visual noise by placing neutral-colored pieces or black and white area rugs in the space to temper the extra energy.

Companies and Homes Served in Short Hills, NJ

If you're decorating your Short Hills, NJ home or office with elegant carpets, look no further than Cyrus Artisan Rugs. We have a vast inventory where you'll find the perfect rug for your personal preference and unique home.

Short Hills, NJ is home to Chatham High School, Kent Place School, and Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child. There are also thriving businesses like the River Grille, Roots Steakhouse, Huntley Tavern, and Twin Elephant Brewing Company.

If you're interested in seeing our collection yourself, you can visit our showroom in Bloomington. Otherwise, feel free to browse our inventory on our website instead.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I buy rugs in Short Hills, NJ?

If you're looking for rugs in Short Hills, NJ, shop at Cyrus Artisan Rugs. We carry pieces made by award-winning designers like Erbil Tezcan, Ralph Lauren, and James Tufenkian. Check our online shop or visit our showroom at Bloomington.

Do you have a trial period for your rugs?

Yes. We have a “Try-Before-You-Buy” program where you can take home sample swatches of your chosen piece. Install these in your home to see if it complements your furniture and house décor.

If not, return them to us, and we'll give you a different sample. We're always here to help you find the perfect rug for your space.

Do you have a rug rental service?

Yes. We collaborate with realtors, photographers, and set designers for their projects. Moreover, event organizers usually rent our rugs for weddings, birthdays, and other special gatherings.

If you're interested in our rug rental service, please connect with us so we can reserve the rug of your choice.

How often should I clean my rugs?

Vacuuming your rugs twice a week is a good rule of thumb. If placed in a high-traffic area, increase the frequency three times a week.

If you have household pets, vacuum your rugs daily. Hair and dander can quickly accumulate in the rug's fibers, which could attract insects or trigger allergic reactions.

Do you have a rug cleaning service?

Yes, Cyrus Artisan Rugs offers a professional cleaning service. You can turn to us to refurbish your rugs and restore them to their “brand new” elegance.

Before anything else, we'll quickly assess the piece for any damage and perform the necessary repairs. Otherwise, we'll proceed with the first step of the cleaning process.

We'll start by soaking the rug in pH-balanced water using our unique solution. Next, we'll thoroughly scrub your rug to remove accumulated dirt in the rug's fibers. Finally, we'll rinse your rug and place it in a room with state-of-the-art climate technology to ensure it dries properly.

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