The Shining Overlook Hotel Rug
The Shining will without a doubt remain one of the iconic horror movies around for eternity. In it, Stanley Kubrick managed to etch one of the standout interior design elements of all time in the mold of the hexagonal carpet at the Overlook Hotel, which was the centerpiece of the plot. Getting yourself our version of The Shining carpet is one of the easiest ways to become part of a moment in time that sets the stage for decades of rug designs and movie tropes.
Whether you are looking for The Shining rug for corridors or hallways or merely interested in an Overlook Hotel carpet, this is the perfect piece to go for. Because of its perfect symmetry and the precision of its shapes, The Shining carpet has this lengthening quality on the surfaces it graces. It makes your corridors look longer than they are, which creates an organic sense of space that isn’t there. It is based on one perspective framing, which makes for a dramatic effect. This means that every time you walk on the surface of this rug, you are jolted back in time because of its sheer presence.
There are those of us who like a little sense of ‘spooky’ around them, and The Shining Carpet more than fits the bill. It has a vivid presence that is as mesmerizing as it is unnerving. This odd combination is made possible by the ingenuity of its fabrics, colors, and geometry. With the this Overlook Hotel carpet, you have a vivid view into the past as well as the future, not to mention an opportunity to scare yourself and those around you with the best, yet disturbing, piece of interior décor to ever come off the gifted scripts of movie writers and Hollywood executives.
The Kings were shown to Room 217. That night, a dream struck King with inspiration for his next book. “I dreamed of my three-year-old son running through the corridors, looking back over his shoulder, eyes wide, screaming.
The pattern is originally called the “Hicks” Hexagon, a David Hicks design.
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