Many of us grew up with wall-to-wall carpet, but in recent years the trend for hard flooring has ruled. However, there are lots of reasons to still consider laying carpet – including the fact it’s cosier during winter. If you live in a flat, your lease may also mean you’re not allowed to put down often noisier wooden flooring.
Even if you don’t want carpet in every room, you may prefer it in the bedrooms, or on the stairs. Fortunately, the latest carpet styles are modern and chic, and a million miles from the headache-inducing patterns of the 1970s and 1980s. Here are 10 beautifully carpeted rooms to inspire you.