In an industry that is constantly changing and adapting to the current world, our need for redefining and expanding rug terms is a necessity. For decades defining rugs was easy, a basic black and white scenario. With creative individuals who have broken the boundaries of traditional materials, we see four new words that have been popping up in relation to rugs and rug companies.
RECLAIMED REUSED RECYCLED UPCYCLED
The word reclaimed is first noted being used in the 14th century’s. It is a transitive verb that means ‘to obtain from waste product or by-product’, ‘to rescue from an undesirable state’, to restore to a previous natu