If you need a hard wearing, practical carpet for a high traffic areas such as hallway and stairs then be prepared to spend more of your budget on buying a durable, resilient carpet. The Town & Country collection has a pile weight of 60oz to cushion heavy footfall, whereas 100% wool loop pile range, Avebury, uses three ply yarn to combat heavy traffic. Shown in Avebury and Avebury Stripe
modular carpet tiles (Heaven Sent, $14 each; flor.com), which are relatively inexpensive and durable. If a truly disastrous spill leaves a stain, you can replace the individual tile, not the whole rug.
Using scraps leftover thread from her family’s carpet factory in Buenos Aires, artist Alexandra Kehayoglou embarks on a laborious hand-tufting process to fabricate wool carpets and rugs that mimic natural textures like moss, water, trees, and pastures. The carpets balance form and function and c
One-of-Kind Wool Rug Artworks by Alexandra Kehayoglou Mimic Rolling Pastures and Mossy Textures (Colossal)