Working from home appears to be here to stay, and to ensure your office is as comfortable as possible, don't forget to incorporate an area rug into the space. Even if you already have wall to wall carpeting in your home, keep in mind that adding an area rug can still help to cozy things up a bit and better define your desk space. If you need some ideas for types and colors of area rugs to choose from, you'll want to check out these 30 beautiful home office rug ideas.
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Embrace Some Stripes
Say yes to stripes. This pattern will never go out of style and adds liveliness to any room. Black and white is always a particularly classic combo and works with a number of decor styles.Continue to 2 of 30 below.
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Bring on the florals. Even if you can't have fresh flowers on your desk each and every day, you can still add some garden-inspired flair to your home office when you choose a peppy rug like this one.Continue to 3 of 30 below.
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Celebrate a Fave Hue
Why not use rug shopping as an opportunity to honor your favorite color? If you're wild about blue, go ahead and snag that beautiful navy and aqua piece that's bound to make you smile during your nine to five.Continue to 4 of 30 below.
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Rugs featuring neutral tones certainly don't have to be seen as boring. In fact, this gray rug is pretty eye-catching due to its mix of tones and fun texture.Continue to 5 of 30 below.
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Sink Into Sheepskin
There's nothing better than kicking off your shoes and sinking your feet into a soft sheepskin rug. Since you can easily go shoeless while working from home, why not use this perk to your advantage and opt for an extra cozy rug choice?Continue to 6 of 30 below.
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Layer It Up
Layering rugs is never a bad idea—after all, this patterned piece really lives up this home office. Jute always makes for a great base layer; it's timeless and resilient.Continue to 7 of 30 below.
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Bring in the Bright Colors
Most colors look nice paired with wooden furniture, so don't be shy about having fun with blue, green, pink—you name it. Even if your office is mainly natural in tone, you should still be able to enjoy some pops of color.Continue to 8 of 30 below.
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Try a Solid White Rug
This Moroccan-inspired rug is soft and fuzzy and features a classic geometric pattern. Be mindful that while you may wish to avoid white rugs in high traffic areas of the home (hello, potential spills and scuffs), they can be a great option in a room that's just for you, like the office.Continue to 9 of 30 below.
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Go for the Jute
Jute and sisal rugs look excellent with any type of decor: Whether your style is grandmillennial, coastal, eclectic, boho-inspired you name it—you can't go wrong with one of these.Continue to 10 of 30 below.
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Make It Glam
A soft white rug looks right at home in this glam office, which features black, white, and gold aplenty.Continue to 11 of 30 below.
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Mix and Match
It's more than okay to mix various patterns within your home office. Don't worry about your rug directly coordinating with your wallpaper or furnishings—there's something fun about embracing a variety of prints.Continue to 12 of 30 below.
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Add a Pop of Pink
Bring on the pink. Your workspace should make you happy, after all—think about how much time you spend there. This brightly colored Moroccan-inspired rug is full of vibrance and energy.Continue to 13 of 30 below.
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A traditional jute rug shines alongside leather and wood furniture in this library-like home office. We'd love to curl up here with a good book (or two).Continue to 14 of 30 below.
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Here's another bold Moroccan-inspired rug that's full of fun. The orange-red tones complement the sofa perfectly as well.Continue to 15 of 30 below.
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If you crave a subdued rug but still appreciate a bit of pattern, opt for a light colored rug with a geometric design to keep your space from feeling too plain.Continue to 16 of 30 below.
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Try a plain white rug with a bit of a twist—a bit of a pattern. This textured piece is a work of art in itself yet doesn't distract from the rest of the decor and furniture in this cheery space.Continue to 17 of 30 below.
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Love That Leopard Print
Take a walk on the wild side when you add a whimsical leopard print rug to your home office. Your workspace should showcase your personality and make you excited about getting down to business every morning.Continue to 18 of 30 below.
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Or Go for Antelope
An antelope print rug is another option for those who love animal patterns. The muted brown tones may not seem like they'd complement flowery curtains and wall panels, but they sure look lovely in this space.Continue to 19 of 30 below.
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Make it eclectic. This home office features a little bit of everything: nature inspired designs, woven pieces, a funky hand chair, and yes, a bold black and white rug. Why be subtle if you love maximalist design?Continue to 20 of 30 below.
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Make Your Space Fun
This home office is another example of how much fun it can be to mix prints and colors of all kinds. A colorful, traditional style rug helps to tie the space together.Continue to 21 of 30 below.
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Finish the Look
A rug with soft blue and orange tones livens up this otherwise simple office and draws attention down to the floor. Don't underestimate the power an area rug can have in making your workspace look more complete.Continue to 22 of 30 below.
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Get soft and cozy. This rug shines on top of standard carpet and proves that an extra layer of comfort never hurt anyone.Continue to 23 of 30 below.
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Add Artwork to the Floor
Bring on the geometric designs. This cool rug doubles as artwork for the floor.Continue to 24 of 30 below.
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Even Things Out
If you're looking for a way to even out busy wallpaper, choose a plain woven rug like this one for a more mellow touch.Continue to 25 of 30 below.
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In this space, a gray textured area rug is eye-catching yet by no means distracting—the wallpaper and artwork are the true stars of the show.Continue to 26 of 30 below.
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This gray rug features a patchwork-like design. We've never seen anything like it—the style just proves how many different rug types there are to choose from as you browse.Continue to 27 of 30 below.
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Opt for an Earthy Look
A jute rug with a subtle herringbone pattern shines in this earthy space that features a stunning view of the outdoors.Continue to 28 of 30 below.
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Don't Be So Serious
This geometric rug proves that there's no need to take your at-home workspace too seriously—a little fun is what it's all about.Continue to 29 of 30 below.
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Try Jute With a Twist
For a pretty twist on a plain jute, opt for a style with an overlaid stripe or diamond pattern.Continue to 30 of 30 below.
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While we often see jute rugs used in more simple, coastal-inspired spaces, they can shine in traditional rooms as well. This office is full of pattern and timeless touches like pleated lampshades and beautiful drapery.