Young Malaysian couple attract art collector crowd with their tufted rugs

Shazwina Manmohan and Rusman Abdul Rasid, the husband and wife duo behind Rugmebuddy, which is planning to broaden the tufted rug scene in Malaysian by working with artists and art galleries. Photo: The Star/Yap Chee Hong

Forget about standard rugs and carpets. How about a rug for the wall if you need to jazz up your home?

Rugmebuddy co-founders Rusman Abdul Rasid and Shazwina Manmohan want you to think about the many ways a tufted rug can add artful character and colour to your home. Look down and around. Hang it on the wall.

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