The right hand-knotted rug will transform a room into a cocoon of coziness, a dynamic and energizing area, or a chic and opulent space. Enter Laila Ahmadi of Proper Rugs. Her stunning pieces can be used to add another layer of pattern to a bohemian bungalow, or they can bring softness to a minimal loft. I think those of us who live in apartments with hardwood floors – hello, New Yorkers! – could happily use one of Laila’s rugs to warm up our homes. Feast your eyes on her creations and let her rug expertise help guide you.