Category Close-Up November 2018

Outside Intrigue

Options designed to enhance the appeal of living spaces while withstanding the rigors of the outdoors

Flamingo Flock

From the Waverly Sun N Shade Collection, this design features fanciful flamingos flocked together under palm trees in festive shades of pink, green, blue and red. Nourison, 800-223-1110,

Braided Beauties

The Simplicity Collection salutes the European aesthetic that everyday objects should be both useful and beautiful. These 100 percent polypropylene indoor/outdoor rugs can elevate a picnic in the park or an alfresco concert under the stars. The braided rug is handmade in the company’s North Carolina mills. Water, linen, flax and wood colorways are offered in a wide range of sizes, with custom sizing also available. Capel Inc., 800-334-3711,

Versatile Neutrals

The indoor/outdoor hand-hooked Fauna rug is made with 100 percent polypropylene in a loop pile. The design captures nature’s botanical beauty in a palette of neutrals against a butter cream ground. Company C Inc., 800-818-8288,

Nature Colors

Senses are soothed with this serene patio rug from the Piazza Collection inspired by the colors of nature. Made in China with durable, water-resistant polypropylene, the indoor/outdoor rug is engineered also to be stain and fade resistant. Amer Rugs, 770-300-0900,

Alfresco Living Room

Made with water-resistant and uv-rated fabric that will withstand outdoor elements, these botanical pillows will help transform an outdoor living space into a relaxing retreat. The hand-tufted rug, made with polyester fibers from recycled plastic bottles, is also suited for indoor and outdoor use. Rizzy Home, 877-499-7841,


Two Designs In One

The Outdurable® Collection is made with 100 percent fiber-enhanced Courtron™ polypropylene. Featuring a structured flat-weave construction, each reversible area rug offers two designs and colorways for indoor and outdoor use. Power-loomed in Egypt, the rugs are uv stabilized, and are mold, mildew and water resistant. Eight sizes, including a runner, are available. Shown is the Cliff Walk coral and dune design that features a chevron pattern on one side and a lattice pattern on the reverse. Couristan, Inc., 800-223-6186,

Color Splash

The company has added new splashes of color to its successful Outdoor Décor “Coastal, Coastal Stripe”
programs. The original neutral palette of four colors has been extended to include a range of vibrant options. The stainless steel plated grommet-top panels are water repellent, and fade and mildew resistant. Made with 100 percent polyester, the panels are machine washable. Commonwealth Home Fashions, Inc., 518-963-8145,


Coastal Colors

The Libby Langdon Hamptons Collection includes hand-hooked rugs made with uv-treated polypropylene in a coastal color palette. The Madison (shown) and Highview patterns in blue and aqua colorways were on display in this summer’s Hamptons Designer Showhouse, for which Langdon designed the outdoor terrace and pool deck areas. Made in China, the rugs have a .5-inch pile height. Kas Rugs, Inc., 800-967-4254,

Texture & Intricacy

Presenting a timeless floral design in a natural ivory hue, the Cottage Floral Natural area rug fuses current trends with classic elegance. The rugs are made in the U.S. with 100 percent polypropylene in a high/low textural construction. Orian Rugs, 864-224-0271,

Range Of Styles

Machine woven in Egypt with 100 percent polypropylene, the indoor/outdoor Latitude Collection showcases a range of designs from traditional tile and medallion patterns to simple modern borders and geometrics. Multi-colored yarns in neutral grays, accented by tones of deep navy and vibrant persimmon, add texture and a pop of color. Oriental Weavers USA, 800-832-8020,