Hand-stitched in Kashmir using traditional cross-stitch skills and naturally dyed wool thread, this rug is both Fair Trade and eco friendly.
Heado blue hand-stitched rug (180x120cm), £299.50, Fairwind
This handwoven rug combines softly geometric Nordic designs and an unassuming colour palette to create a subtle yet interesting look.
Blue Cimkent rug (244x305cm) £1,385, OKA
Designed and made in England by Young & Battaglia, this unusual rug is hand-cut and features the work of artist Himitsuhana, overlaid with tufts of fur.
Renaissance rug (150x165cm) £688, The French Bedroom Company
If you’re a fan of the natural look you can’t go wrong with a cosy sheepskin rug, which adds luxury and texture in a neutral palette.
Large sheepskin rug (140x180cm) £500, The White Company
A fun, yet sophisticated rug that that adds a touch of warmth to a contemporary environment.
Wool Blocstripe with Coral cotton border 2.40 x 2.20m, £393.84, www.alternativeflooring.com
These made-to-order, hand-knotted rugs from designer Niki Jones can be tailored to suit whatever dimensions and colours you require.
Moroccan rug (170x260cm) £1,949.22, Niki Jones
This Union Jack flag rug, in a hard-wearing mix of wool, linen and cotton, is a perfect way to inject an on-trend shot of colour.
Union flag rug (175x215cm), £995, Graham & Green
The graphic patterning and multi-shade palette make this a rich, bold choice that will liven any living room or hallway.
Cubic rug (170x240cm) £629, BoConcept
A trendy ombre dye effect, fading from exotic aqua to shimmering silver, gives this broadloom rug the look of a tropical ocean sparkling under a hot sun.
Designers Guild Eberson rug in Aqua (260x160cm), £995, John Lewis
Be inspired by the natural world with this gorgeous hand-knotted rug made from Himalayan wool and Chinese silk.
Eden No.09 rug (240x170cm) £5,500, Bazaar Velvet
Break the mould with a circular rug like this one from Amara, in a bold nature-inspired pattern featuring stylised flowers.
Mebehal rug (120cm diameter), £564, Amara