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The Rug Company Climbing Leopard by Diane Von Furstenberg

For a statement-making centrepiece, look no further than this leopard-luxe rug designed by fashion luminary, Diane von Furstenberg.
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Introducing the leopard print to her infamous wrap dresses in 1974, the confident motif has been an iconic mainstay of Diane von Furstenberg’s fashion designs ever since. Translating it for her now long-standing collaboration with The Rug Company, this fabulous floorcovering ups the drama in any space by depicting a climbing leopard against a rich, emerald expanse.


Captivating as a runner or a rug, the design maximises its stunning depth with its cut pile, hand-knotted silk styling – a luxurious material with a spectacular lustre and impressive durability. It boasts a 150 knot-per-square-inch count, marking the creation’s exquisite quality.


Expert artistry is achieved by The Rug Company’s experienced artisans in Nepal, who continue to use ancient techniques to ensure the very best quality and durability.


Available in multiple sizes.

The Rug Company Tips and Tricks:

Living Room:

Go for the largest size you can afford as it gives a generous, calming effect to the room. It’s best to place furniture such as the sofa half on a rug, to give a wonderfully luxurious and flowing feel to the space. Small rugs can look bitty in the wrong space. A common solution is to have a rug that sits within the furniture, in front of sofas and chairs. In this case, the rug should be slightly longer and wider than the furniture and not too far from the seating.

Dining Room:

If you want to unify a room, a large rug will do this most effectively. In this case, leave sufficient extra space around all the furniture so it does not appear ‘perched’ on the edge of the rug. Furniture around the perimeter of the room, such as sideboards and cupboards, are generally best left completely off the rug. For a dining room, a large rug under the table will deaden the sound in the room and bring colour, pattern and texture. Ideally, the rug should be in proportion to the table, and larger than it so that there is sufficient space to pull out a chair and sit down without the back legs coming off the rug. The minimum that allows for this is 75cm so that the ideal size is generally at least 1.50m larger than the table in each direction. Remember that the centre of the rug will mostly be obscured by the table and chairs, so the most important part of the design is the border.


For a bedroom, the rug is best placed underneath the bed, framing it but stopping short of the side tables. This allows for rug underfoot when one gets out of bed. An alternative option is to have a smaller rug on either side of the bed.



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Need to know

Knot count: 150 knot, Technique: Cut Pile.

Crafting each rug takes four months, but they last generations because of the time-honoured techniques employed by artisans who create these unique pieces.


Craftsmanship: Handknotted silk

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