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This blog post provides information about the different styles of area rugs and also has useful tips that can help people make a well-informed decision when picking area rugs for the home or office.

August 5, 2014

USA – August 5th, 2014 /PressCable/

Provista Web Services recently published a new blog post: Many Styles of Rugs to Pick From. This blog post outlines the different types of area rugs and the characteristics of each style as well as tips about which type of area rug might be best in certain areas.

Gordon Bellows, owner of Provista Web Services, says many people struggle with really understanding how to pick just the right area rug for home or office. This blog post has useful information that’s not often shared in the Home Decor industry.

The blog post is at

Here are some of the highlights from the blog post:

Some styles of rugs refer to the region from which that style originated, such as Persian, Oriental, or Southwestern. Other types of
rugs are named for a certain characteristic or a specific use, including
contemporary rugs, shag rugs, novelty rugs, accent rugs, hall runners,
children’s rugs, custom rugs and indoor-outdoor rugs.

Persian Rugs are renowned for bright colors and elaborate designs that usually fall
into one of three general design categories: geometric, floral or
pictorial. Many people incorrectly believe that Persian rugs and
Oriental rugs are similar, like peas in a pod, but each style of rug has
its own distinct designs and characteristics.

Oriental Rugs were originally hand-woven in China. Now, they’re made in India, Iran
and Romania, as well as China. These areas have low labor costs and
that helps these styles of rugs to remain a good value while maintaining
high quality.

Contemporary style rugs are often described as art for your floor, although that term can be applied to numerous styles of rugs. Bright colors and
unusual shapes are common characteristics of contemporary style rugs.

Transitional Rugs cover a broad range of designs that fall in between the traditional
Oriental and Persian rug styles and the contemporary rug category, where
“anything goes” is often an understatement.

Flokati area rugs are soft and very durable. These hand-woven rugs have been made in
Greece for centuries. They were an essential item for early Greek
shepherds, who used the woven wool creations for clothing and bedding as
well as a floor covering. In recent years, Flokati rugs have been used
in casual and contemporary settings, or to provide a Mediterranean

Braided area rugs are one of the most popular styles of rugs. They fit in well in homes
decorated in the Arts and Crafts style or where a country look is
desired. Braided rugs were originally made to fulfill a need and later
developed into an art. The handcrafting of braided rugs started in the
early 1700′s in the New England region of America and spread westward
with the settlers, who made good use of braided rugs to cover the rough
floors of their frontier cabins.

About Provista Web Services:

Provista Web Services was founded in 2002 to provide tips and information on a variety of topics. The blog post at features beneficial information for do-it-yourself home decorators and rug lovers in general.

Contact Info:
Name: Gordon Bellows
Organization: Provista Web Services
Phone: 801-545-0853
Address: 11723 Nate Lane, Draper, Utah 84020, USA

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