Couristan, the 95-year-old manufacturer of area rugs, residential broadloom and custom contract carpeting, has launched its annual Trend Report video, which identifies five design trends that have inspired a full range of the company’s recent introductions. 

"Back to Basics" takes viewers on a journey to Colorado that explores nature and wellness themes. 

Traditionally Grounded

Traditionally Grounded takes a look back to the company's roots, a rejuvenation of the rich ancestry of rug design. This trend breathes crisp air into traditional classics with rich reds, blacks and burgundies. Timeless patterns empower the legacy of rug fashion with classic modern twists, and invite the tradition of elegant freedom back into your living space as you rediscover inner-most passions.  The color palette includes: Picante, Jadeite, Black, Almond, Patriot Blue, Red Ochre, Burnt Henna, Antique Cream, Dusty Blue.

Mountain Textures

Mountain Textures offers a touch of modern, creating a chic living environment and serenely blends natural colors with unique textures to give an extra dimension to any living space. Warm wood tones pop against natural greys, while global design motifs bring a cozy, homey feel of rustic tranquility. The color palette includes: Steel Grey, Wind Chime, Country Blue, Bamboo, High Rise, Lunar Rock, Brown Rice

Into the Wilderness

A trend that leaves the beaten path to roam deep into the untouched corners of the wilderness, Into the Wilderness, features raw materials that are weather-resistant and designed for entertaining in the great outdoors. The color palette: Maple Sugar, Wind Chime, Paloma, Blanc de Blanc, Nine Iron, Grape Nectar, Blue Bonnet, Sepia.

Water Views

This trend is all about what evokes those feelings of relaxed joy as you sit waterside. With a range of styles as diverse as pounding ocean waves or a bubbling mountain creek, the color palette includes: Raffia, Bossa Nova, Camelia, Blue Surf, Riviera, Caviar, Silver Mink, Powder Blue, Dress Blue, Blue Surf, Picante, Turtle Dove, Snow White and Sterling Blue

Free Spirit

Free Spirit trend embraces the carefree and isn’t afraid to break a few rules along the way. Fearlessly mixing patterns, textures, and styles to create a personalized and enchanting living space. Nature’s finest materials, warm earthy colors, and geometric contours create a bohemian living space that redefines originality. Color palette: Maple Sugar, Wind Chime, Paloma, Blanc de Blanc, Nine Iron, Grape Nectar, Blue Bonnet, Sepia

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