For years, I have admired this beautifully simple, black and white rug in virtually every hot international decor magazine. The perfect, oh-so-graphic way to stick a rocket up any room. But where to find it for (almost) a song?
Ikea! Get the look:
And loathed as I am to endorse (or should I say, "condone") Ikea for reasons that involve heavy use of the word "landfill", this one actually looks "do-able" - The Ikea "Stockholm Rand" flatwoven rug. $249 (170 x 240cm), $449 (250 x 350cm). Admittedly, I have yet to see it in the flesh, but I'm guessing it's hard to eff up a rug too badly, right? Do any of you have the Ikea version? Spill!
And here it is on the cover of July 2010 Australian Real Living magazine: