Carpet Styles Understanding a few simple basics about carpet construction will help you make the right choice for your lifestyle and budget. PatternsFormal to Contemporary. Texture–on–texture design and soft–to–bold color combinations in a wide variety of styles. BerberNatural and Casual. Low–profile appearance for contemporary to country to cottage styles and warm, personal atmosphere. Textured PlushWhole House Carpet. Most versatile carpet; gentle softness complements every area of your home. ShagCasual Comfort. Lightly twisted fibers create soft, bouncy, springy feel—great on bare feet. Plush (Saxony)Formal Elegance. Softest carpet available; deep, luxuriant thickness cradles feet in rich comfort.