Rugs to Complement a Craftsman aka Arts & Crafts Home

Arts and Crafts, also known as Craftsman or Mission Style, is still popular in many parts of the United States, especially in the Northwest. Cities like Portland, OR are filled with a variety of designs and sizes, new and old construction.

Craftsman Style House

Craftsman Style House

The colors of the period are drawn from nature and impart a muted, subtle and relaxing mood.

Craftsman Color Palette

Craftsman Color Palette

Here are a few area rug options that will complement the style but with a fresh updated look.

Craftsman houses were inspired primarily by the work of two California brothers – Charles Sumner Greene and Henry Mather Greene – who practiced together in Pasadena from 1893 to 1914. It’s popularity has lasted now for over a 100 years. Read more about the period and its characteristics

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