Classic Wool Rug Styles for a Cosy and Stylish Home

Elevate and decorate your home with a beautiful wool rug. Luxurious and soft underfoot, a wool rug is both functional and stylish, adding a new dimension and a feeling of cosiness to any room.

Whether you are looking for something traditional or a little more modern, Bremworth has a variety of classic wool rug styles to suit your taste and décor.

Round Wool Rugs

Caption: Galet rug in the shade 'Chert'.

Round wool rugs are an excellent choice for children's rooms and small nooks or entranceways, as their rounded edges soften the hard lines of a space.

Round rugs are best styled when they are used to:

  • Complement other curved features.
  • Soften hard lines and make sharp corners feel softer.
  • Create warm and comfortable nooks or focal points in a room.

Find inspiration in these five classic round rug looks for your living room, and follow the detailed instructions in this round rug placement guide to execute this trend effortlessly.

Minimalist Wool Rugs

Caption: Samuarai in Pyua

If you're searching for something beautifully understated, Bremworth's minimalist wool rugs are your go-to. They're designed to gracefully complement the existing colours and hues of the room as a subtle enhancement to any space.

Here's what to look out for in a minimalist wool rug:

  • Simplicity.
  • Clean lines.
  • Monochromatic palette with accent colours.

Be inspired by our curated list of five minimalist rug ideas.

A piece of Modern Luxury with a Wool Rug

Caption: The Transpire rug.

In order to create a modern, luxurious feel, we recommend placing a wool rug in areas with minimal foot traffic. Areas of your home perfect for a round rug include under a coffee table or a small nook used for reading. Adding a round rug to these spaces creates an element of comfort whilst maintaining a modern, clean aesthetic.

These are the characteristics of a modern luxury wool rug:

  • Clean and simple design.
  • Minimalistic.
  • Emphasis on functionality
  • High-quality materials and craftsmanship
  • Customisation for individual needs

Explore these five luxurious modern rug styles to find inspiration for achieving this look.

Mid-Century Wool Rugs

Wool rug in green themed living room

Caption: Galet in Sage.

If you are after a mid-century look, a wool rug can effortlessly complement this aesthetic. The symmetry between your decor and your choice of rug can create a stunning centrepiece that will naturally draw attention.

Mid-Century wool rugs are defined by:

  • Clean lines, including subtle curves.
  • Natural materials.
  • Bold accent colours.
  • Functionality over fuss.

Explore these Mid-Century rug ideas for timeless interiors.

Bright-Coloured Wool Rugs

Sienna Galet Wool rug in living room with sitting chair

Caption: Galet in Sienna

If your space is neutral and you're seeking a vibrant uplift, consider a bright-coloured wool rug from Bremworth's collection. It's a beautiful way to inject a pop of colour and personality into your room, instantly brightening up the area and creating a focal point.

Here are some of the boldest colours from our collection to inspire you when creating your own bespoke wool rug.

Sienna Galet wool rug
Sage Galet Wool Rug
Indigo Galet wool rug
Weka Galet wool rug
Sienna Sage Indigo Weka


Answers To Your Questions About Styling Wool Rugs

Tips and insights about styling wool rugs from the designers at Bremworth.

Is a wool rug a good choice?

Absolutely! Wool is a smart choice for a rug. Expertly and lovingly crafted for your home, you’ll enjoy living with all the natural benefits of wool. Wool is a standout material for its design versatility and strong durability on the floor.

Discover why a wool rug is a great choice.

Are wool rugs hard to keep clean?

Wool is good for whatever life throws at it or spills on it! Wool is naturally stain and soil-resistant, which means it’s easy to clean, and you can remove most spills with just water - no need to reach for harsh chemicals.

If you follow our guide on how to clean wool rugs, you'll see how easy it is to clean everyday spills such as wine, coffee, sauces and even pet accidents. The key is to act quickly to prevent the stain from setting in!

Can wool rugs be used in both traditional and modern interiors?

Yes, wool rugs can be used for both traditional and modern interiors because they offer a timeless appeal and versatility. Their rich textures and natural fibres blend effortlessly with any interior design theme.

Whether it's the classic elegance of a traditional setting or the sleek sophistication of a modern space, a wool rug adds depth, warmth, and personality. Additionally, with Bremworth, you have the freedom to customise your wool rug, meaning you can choose colours, patterns, and sizes that perfectly match your style and space.

Can wool rugs be customised?

Yes, all Bremworth wool rugs are 100% customisable. You can build your own wool rug by choosing the style, colour, size, shape and edging, best suited to your interior and needs - allowing choice and adding your own personal touch.

What are the different textures available in wool rugs?

The beauty of wool rugs is that they are available in a range of styles and textures. Here are your best options:

  • Strong, soft, chunky loop pile rugs.
  • Beautifully textured loop pile rugs.
  • Velvety plush pile wool rugs.
  • Highly durable hard-twist cut pile (aka frieze)wool rugs.

You can find more details on these in our guide to wool rug piles and weave guide.