The use of leopard and cheetah print area rugs in high end interior design is nothing new. But this always en vogue pattern is seeing a popularity surge on such a massive scale even we can hardly believe it. We might assume that a bon vivant like Tamara Mellon would relish adorning her home with exotic flair. Her Manhattan penthouse, after all, is a trove of modern treasures and one-of-a-kindobjets d’art. So the use of a sexy area rug in the living room comes as no surprise.
Rather than lending the design yet another pattern to busy the eyes, the almost random design of ocelot, leopard and cheetah is at once invigorating and relaxing. It truly is the new “neutral” of the industry. This irreverent design is a welcome addition to any environment. It lends both sophistication and visual interest, with just a hint of sex appeal. What more could you ask for from a
So the next time you’re sourcing for just the right grounding element for a project, we suggest you look no further than one of mother nature’s greatest works of art. We think the look is spot on.
By: Franki Durbin