Our Textile Edit gives homage to our favourite home pieces and why. You have been spoiled for choice at Home and Soul Dubai. Our vast array of natural and handmade textiles is second to none in the region. We can get swept away very quickly with overwhelm when furnishing our homes and often opt for the easy and quickest convenience over quality, resulting in more money and time spent upgrading those items.
THE HANDMADE RUG & AREA CARPET
Handmade rugs and area carpets hold a special place in our and our customer’s hearts. To us, they are precious pieces of interior design furniture that can turn your house into a home. A hand-knotted and hand-knotted luxury carpet add personality and harmony to the entire interior décor but the benefits of adding these to your collection don’t end there.
Variety is The Spice Of Life
Why not create a distinct aesthetic for every room in your home? Carefully considering the characteristics and colour pallet of each room in your home will help you choose the ideal carpet model. In the living space you can opt for elegant or eye-catching designs made from a hard-wearing material to sustain heavy traffic, whereas, In the bedroom, it is best to choose warm handmade rugs in relaxing colours such as our Angela Rug suitable for you or children’s bedroom.
Make The Right Investment
We promise, although it can seem like an investment when purchasing handmade sustainable rugs & carpets, it is worth every penny tenfold to go that extra mile, as these items are made to last generations and still retain their quality and charm. So, next time when you are furnishing your home, keep this in mind and also give yourself the peace of mind and assurance that you have a one-of-kind piece, styling the heartbeat of your home.
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Sound & Thermal Insulation
When it comes to temperature and sound insulation the use of natural materials such as natural wool and cotton as its not as effective when synthetic fibres are used. Ensure that your home stays cool during the summer and enjoy the warmth it brings during the cooler winter months. With the sound isolation the softness of natural high-pile wool, absorbs the noise of heels, sound from entrainment systems, kiddos and even pets perfect if you live in an apartment; not as effective if you opt for synthetic fibres
Firstly let us not underestimate the impact and the power of this tiny home textile and accessory. Oftentimes cushions can be a bit of an afterthought. We have rounded up a few tips that will make the styling process informative, easier and fun – Get it perfect, and you will see, that the use of cushions will instantly elevate and compliment your interior design and, in turn, your entire experience of them forever. Your comfort level and aesthetic depend on these oh-so-huggable, soft and supportive must-haves
Proportion and Shape
Play around with the proportion and shape of the cushions. Are they in-fitting with the scale of the sofa or bed? Too big and it with overthrow the furniture and look out of place, too small, you may need many to achieve a certain look or it can become lost. Will you opt for a square, round, rectangle or cushion? There are so many to choose from so make sure it fits with the furniture piece is will enhance and make sure the shape complements and meets your comfort needs. Display them in a fashion that looks effortless.
If you have a certain colour in your design that you want to enhance, add highlights of that colour to your room, starting with the cushions to make it pop without outshining the original piece.
Experiment with Textures, Natural Materials
Don’t be shy to experiment with different textures. Doing so adds a completely different and fun dynamic to your aesthetic. Our Cushions are entirely handmade using 100% Cotton or Linen with exquisite detailing of natural shells, hand embroidery patterns or a mix of different eco-friendly materials.
Poufs are timeless, a multipurpose must-have furniture piece that is becoming an increasingly trendy, chic and subtle way to bring the aesthetic of your interior together. Adding function, personality, texture and style to any room – normally added to a room that is frequented a lot such as the living room, bedroom or nursery. Here are a few of our favourite functions of the beloved poufs.
As Extra Seating
The most popular use of these gems: is extra seating. Some are compact in design and can be clustered, concealed or stored in the place of your choice. Keep our Carmen Pouf within easy reach for an extra seating solution should you need to pull up to the conversation area in the living room when you have company over. Also perfect for kiddos!
Extra Surface Space
Poufs make excellent tables whether a Coffee Table or a Side Table option. Keep one or two of these versatile furnishings in the family room at hand to use as a surface for your beverages and snacks, an additional decorative piece to showcase your favourite blooms or to maintain organization for all your living room essentials or decorative items. Our poufs are handmade using natural and sustainable materials, usually cotton, given this they have soft edges which make them friendly for pet and child households. Speaking of kids, add a pouf to the children’s bedroom or playroom as a comfy spot to read or hold their favourite playthings.
Outdoor Furniture Essential
Add an oversized pouf to compliment your outdoor space. Our luxurious Poufs are perfect for the outdoors and complement the natural elements around them through their natural, sustainable and eco-friendly material, perfect if you prefer the bohemian and island vibes they offer.
Experiment and express yourself through colour, design and style when you choose your poufs when focusing on decoration. If you have a bohemian-chic inspired interior décor, opt for the handwoven Fernanda Pouf if you have a modern-inspired décor you may choose Aria Pouf, if you have a more contemporary feel then the Gael Pouf may be perfect for you.