Our design studio is home to our signature line of rugs and home decor, and a curated collection of textiles from around the world. We are located in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and available by appointment. 

For more information about our services, please scroll down. 


AELFIE rugs are handmade in India using traditional weaving techniques. Each design is informed by founder Aelfie Oudghiri's thoughtful approach to textiles and evident love of color and play. 

Aelfie bought her first rug as a teenager in Istanbul and began dealing textiles as a student in Columbia University's Department of Religion.

Her areas of interest are flatwoven tribal textiles and Soviet-era embroidery. She has designed for home, fashion and print. She lives with her husband Hicham, daughter Mirah, and their cat, The Shah of Brooklyn.

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Aelfie rugs are wool/cotton blend, reversible dhurries that are ethically handwoven in northern India on floor looms. Our rugs are tough and meant to be walked and played on. Vacuum regularly and spot clean with a mild detergent. We advise that every 2 years you have your rug professionally cleaned. Rug pads are especially suggested for households with children and/or pets.

About Buying Online

We ship in-stock orders within 3-5 days of payment. International buyers are responsible for all tax, duties or customs fees.

About Returns

If you would like an exchange or a refund, please alert us within 3 days of receiving your purchase. Product must be returned within 14 days unused, unopened (in the case of bedding) and in good condition. Condition will be assessed by Aelfie LLC. We happily exchange products whose value is $75 and over. We accept returns of all items that are not on sale or purchased with a coupon code. 

If item has been damaged or returned in unacceptable condition, we will not issue a refund. This is at our discretion.

In case of refund, neither the original shipping cost nor the return shipping cost will be repaid.  Returns must be sent with a tracking number. 

Return address: AELFIE 61 Greenpoint Avenue #103 Brooklyn, NY 11222 USA

Please include a copy of your invoice with your return. And if exchanging, please contact us first. Thank you!

About Visiting the Studio

Our studio is open by appointment M-F 9-2pm. Occasionally, we host tea time on the weekends. Please follow us on instagram or join our mailing list for updates. 

About Overdyeing Services

We are proud to have been named "Best Rug Dyers" by NY Magazine

Before we take your rug or carpet, we make sure that it is suitable for being dyed. Certain materials, colors, and weaving styles don't dye or bleach well. We assess each rug individually and let you know if there are any obvious risks. We do our best to make sure that your rug will look fantastic. But because each rug is hand dyed, there is a human element that we cannot account for. 

Please send an image, the size and desired color of your rug to: aelfie@aelfie.com We will respond promptly with more information, pricing, terms and conditions.