This column originally appeared on Living Etc. as part of their “Ask Athena” series. Ahead, Athena helps to solve one reader’s query with how to buy a rug you love that will also stand the test of time.
I love your Brooklyn townhouse living room rug which I believe you sourced in Morocco. With an active family and a pet, what type of rugs do you recommend for the living room? How do I best source a rug given travel is not possible to make selections in person?