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Modern Rugs

Freedom in design from the ground up

While Mafi’s modern & contemporary rug designs can nod to the past, they offer a fresh landscape in pattern and colors. They are relevant yet not bound to traditional rules. Bold uses of color and geometric styles celebrate free-form of elements and texture. By and large, Mafi’s modern & contemporary rug collections are made to satisfy your freedom in design from the ground up.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I choose the right modern rug design for a room?

Contemporary area rugs can be powerful interior design tools to add a subtle splash of color and make the space feel more like home. However, it's important to choose one that will add to the beauty of your home rather than take away from it. Here are a few rug features to consider when choosing your area rug:


A logical place to start when selecting an area rug is with color. Of course, you should consider your personal preferences and the colors you'd prefer to surround yourself with every day, but it isn't the only consideration. 

It's important to think carefully about the color of your area rug because it will determine the mood of the entire space.

Suppose you already have furniture. In that case, you will need to think about how various hues will complement it. 

Neutral shades or a rug in a single color tend to work best in spaces with an abundance of color and design elements. If you're going for minimalistic decor, a modern black-and-white rug will work well.


The shape of your rug should ultimately mirror the shape of your furniture for a complimentary look. If your furniture has circular elements, for example, a modern round rug will blend in perfectly. You also want a rug that will fit into your space without ending up underneath your furniture.

Pile Height

It's crucial to consider the pile height when selecting a rug. Your options are low, medium, or high. In general, low-pile rugs are more durable and easier to clean and maintain than high-pile alternatives.

Longer pile rugs feel softer and more opulent underfoot, adding to the coziness and inviting feel of a space. As a rule of thumb, a low-pile rug will perform better in a room with heavy foot traffic, but a thicker rug will stay longer in a room with low to moderate traffic.

Longer pile rugs feel softer and more opulent underfoot, adding to the coziness and inviting feel of a space.


Although not everyone enjoys patterns, a patterned rug can really make a space pop if the furnishings and walls are all a single color. 

Similarly, if your furniture is patterned, a solid-colored rug can have a soothing effect. Balance is key. You can shop our wide range for unique designs that will bring life to your space. You can use our filter & clear feature to find exactly what you're looking for in a wide range of materials

How do I clean my rug?

We recommend vacuuming your modern kitchen rugs, bathroom rugs, modern living room rugs, and more regularly to keep them free of dirt and dust. We also have an area rug cleaning service to help you give your rugs the deep cleaning they need. Learn more in our Rug Care section.

What is the average life expectancy of an area rug?

When cared for properly and cleaned regularly, depending on the quality you can expect your area rug to last anywhere from 5 years to lasting for generations. Our unique designs are made using high-quality materials, so you can expect them to stand the test of time. Plus, when paired with Fiber Protector by Mafi, your area rugs will look new for years to come!

When paired with Fiber Protector by Mafi, your area rugs will look new for years to come!

How do I qualify for free shipping?

At Mafi Rugs, we offer fast delivery at no cost to you! That means that any purchase you make will be delivered for free! This is just one of the things that makes us a leading seller of high-quality rugs. Even better, come in and see our extensive collection first-hand at our Seldens Home Furnishings locations in BellevueTacoma, and Olympia where we have hundreds of rugs in stock and ready to be taken home.

What are some of the benefits of investing in an area rug?

There's no denying the allure of a quality area rug. Here are some of the benefits you can expect: 

  • These rugs can make a small space appear larger by adding depth. 
  • They protect your flooring from damage. 
  • Area rugs can reduce the amount of noise that enters or exits a room.
  • They can help to warm up a room.

Add style and visual appeal to your home with a quality rug! Need to know more? Contact Mafi Rugs today, and we will gladly provide the shopping assistance you require!