Olive is a dark yellowish-green color, like that of unripe or green olives. The olive color is making a comeback in interiors, and for good reason. While this hue and its close relatives were perhaps burned out from overuse four decades ago, olive is a useful color to incorporate into the design. It’s a neutral, but one with personality. An olive oriental rug is versatile, simultaneously stimulating and soothing, if that’s even possible.
One interesting way to incorporate your olive oriental rug into the home design is to contrast its inherent murky tone with a more reflective sheen or shine. Wood frames on these backless chairs with unexpectedly “glossy” olive upholstery illustrate this juxtaposition beautifully