Enduringly classic and oh-so-versatile, a monochromatic rug will work with any décor design scheme. Whether you opt for something simple and timeless like traditional stripes or go for something more striking featuring bold line art or an eye-catching geometric pattern, you can be guaranteed your interior will be instantly elevated. Ready to spruce up your space? Scroll on for our pick of the best black and white rugs available right now.
Best black and white rugs to buy in 2021
Hem Large Rain Rug by Sylvain Willenz
This black and white rug was designed for Swedish homewares studio Hem by Sylvain Willenz, as part of the renowned designer's Scribble textiles series. The simple graphic design is subtle yet impactful, lending itself perfectly to a contemporary space with bursts of colour. Ethically crafted in India from thick, hand-tufted European wool, it epitomises Hem's commitment to high quality craftsmanship.
Rug Solid Grey Illusion Bamboo Rug
Handmade in India from bamboo with its back side made of recycled cotton, this rug from Danish rug label Rug Solid is as stylish as it is sustainable. The contrasting monochromatic shapes will add depth to any room. Accompany it with Rug Solid's anti-slip mat made from organic jute.
Nordic Knots Untitled 1 Dusty White/Black
Swedish rug label Nordic Knots has teamed up with Danish contemporary artist Carsten Beck Nielsen for this unique rug, which features geometric shapes 'painted' with a shaggy hand-knotted wool pile on a flat-woven wool canvas. Designed in Stockholm and handmade in India by artisan weavers using high quality New Zealand wool, it's incredibly soft underfoot and made to last.
Polkra Yew Handwoven Cotton Rug
British homewares label Polkra has garnered a reputation for its considered designs and this gorgeous cotton Dhurrie rug is no different. Traditionally hand-woven with a flat weave, it boasts the artisanal touch that Polkra is so renowned for.
Soho Home Jarrett Rug
Soho Home's Jarrett Rug features a unique graphic geometric pattern inspired by the modernist furnishings of Soho House's White City House. The contrasting high and low pile of the hand-tufted wool blend creates a delightful texture that you won't be able to resist digging your feet into.
MADE Caixa Wool Rug
This monochromatic flat weave wool and cotton rug from MADE is durable and insulating, not to mention stylish, thanks to its cool and contemporary design. Team it with other pieces from the Caixa collection for a cohesive and cosy space.