ISSUE 67  |  Bring on the Spring

10 Easy Pieces: Outdoor Rugs

April 10, 2013 1:00 PM

BY Michelle Slatalla


Above: Made of weather resistant polypropylene, a flat woven Varum Rug measures 7 feet 7 inches long and 5 feet 3 inches wide. An anti-slip underlay mat is recommended; $59.99 from Ikea.

Above: From Dash & Albert, a diamond patterned Platinum White Indoor/Outdoor Rug that's scrubbable, bleachable, and UV-treated measures 6 feet wide by 9 feet long; it's is $298.

Above: Handmade in India, a woven polypropylene Keen Grey Deena Rug, measuring 5- by 8-feet, is $177.99 from All Modern.

Above: A large dotted plastic Hugo Rug from Pappelina, available in three colors including mud, is $586 from Scandinavian Design Center.

Above: With a graphic blue-and-white print, the Alma Carpet in midnight blue is available in four sizes; a 170 centimeter by 250 centimeter (which measures roughly 5.5 feet by 8 feet, is $549 at Scandinavian Center. To see how it looks at our London editor Christine Hanway's house, see Christine's London Oasis.

Above: Made of yarn-dyed cotton, a Tonal Flatweave Rug is rated for indoor-outdoor use and comes in two colors—blue and natural (shown)—and four sizes; at prices ranging from $49 to $499 at Williams-Sonoma.

Above: A black and white chevron design woven of lightweight plastic; a 5- by 8-foot Seattle Reversible Indoor-Outdoor Rug is $89.95 at CB2.

Above: Woven of synthetic yarn to mimic grass cloth, a Quil Diamond Indoor/Outdoor Rug based on the pattern of an early 20th century African rug is available in five sizes, at prices ranging from $49 to $349 from Pottery Barn.

Above: Available in custom sizes, designer Paola Lenti's Giardino Rug has handmade embroidery executed with a flat braid in a solid color or a two-color combination on a support net; for sizes and prices, see Paola Lenti.