Finding the perfect entryway rug can significantly enhance the first impression your home makes on guests while also providing practical benefits like keeping dirt and moisture at bay. In this article, we’ll explore top destinations for purchasing high-quality entryway rugs that suit every taste and budget, ensuring your home’s entrance is both beautiful and practical.

Best entryway rugs

Jute Edge Runner, Cream by Nordic Knots

Classy, neutral and a minimalist welcome to your home. That's the promise of this piece of impeccable Scandinavian design from the form follows function rug experts at Nordic Knots. Design easily complements each and every home colourway, while jute offers a combination of texture and durability, essential for a high traffic entryway rug. Design is at the Nordic Knots studio in Stockholm with individual crafting by established artisans in Bhadohi, the Indian city renowned for its rug-making. Every one of these entryway rugs is hand-woven with a flat weave design in natural plant fibres. Time-honoured process means that this highly individual entryway rug is made in small batches, with only a limited number crafted of each design. Graphic patterns and eye-catching edge design combine with natural irregularities to create what is in effect a one-of-a-kind piece.

Square Runner, Tobacco by Nordic Knots

With their pure wool Square Runner, the Swedish minimalist design obsessives at Nordic Knots have created a bold, striking entryway rug as an enticing welcome to your home. Eye-catching contrasting graphic squares of this entryway rug create the impression of floor tiles, in a warm, quietly vibrant colourway that will flatter your home decor choices, without overwhelming them. Best of all are the materials, as you'd expect from Nordic Knots who make it their business to select only the very best for all that they release. The Square Runner entryway rug is hand woven in New Zealand wool, selected for its softness and durability, essential qualities for any entryway rug. Hand crafting is in studios in Bhadohi in India, where carpet-making skills have been handed down from generation to generation.

Mirik Runner by Soho Home

Country house style for your entryway rug? You're looking at the intriguing answer. The look of this wool pile entryway rug is inspired by Babington House, Soho House's members-only hideaway in Somerset, a Grade II-listed Georgian manor tastefully updated in what's become the signature Soho House approach, one that mixes old and new to startling effect. Soho Home's Mirik Runner is imbued with that approach. Intricate floral pattern in blues and creams reflects rugs found to the bedrooms of Babington House. Look is vintage, while crafting of this entryway rug is by hand in India. A variety of sizes is available so that you will easily find the perfect Mirik Runner entryway rug for your home. Sublime.

Clean Doormat 85 x 130 cm, Natural by House Doctor for Nordic Nest

Simplicity, as any designer who aims at the timeless appeal of the form follows function approach will tell you, is often the hardest quality to achieve. The Scandinavian design experts at Nordic Nest search far and wide for the best suppliers to add to their select roster of products. For their Clean Doormat, a highly functional entryway rug designed to cope with the grime of those grubby walking boots, they've turned to the Danish interior stylists at House Doctor. Result is that this is no ordinary doormat, but a genuine entryway rug. Geometrically knotted mat is in sustainable coconut fibre, with a reverse side in recycled rubber to keep your Clean Doormat entryway rug from slipping on uncarpeted flooring..

Blid doormat 50 x 80 cm by Ferm Living for Nordic Nest

If great things come in small sizes, then the Blid doormat is proof of that. Copenhagen based Ferm Living have been selected by the exacting design connoisseurs Nordic Nest to create this intricately woven rug that will be at home wherever you choose to use it in your house. Construction is of sustainable PET - made from recycled plastic bottles, among others - combined with tough jute. That toughness means your floors will be protected from dirt and damp as winter shoes tramp in on this entryway rug. Weave is unique to each piece, as this rug that shows off its hand crafting. Fringes to each side add a touch of Bohemian flair.

Stinson Watercolor Runner by Arhaus

Looking for a rug that's also an artwork? Look no further. North Carolina sustainable homeware specialists Arhaus are dedicated to unique style that also contributes to the welfare of communities that create each made-in-America piece. They've been around since 1986 so have learnt a thing or two about what works for your home, in this case a rug like no other. Painstakingly hand-knotted, using traditional techniques, each Stinson Watercolour Runner is different from the last so if you're seeking a rug that's also a conversation opener, this is the piece for you. Construction is 97% wool and 3% rayon and Arhaus recommend use in medium traffic areas. A unique work of art.

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