A Saxony is a type of carpet that is a soft cut pile with an even surface. Saxony carpet is typically woven very densely, and it has a very soft, plush feel. The softness of Saxony carpet makes it a popular choice for bedrooms and formal living rooms. The elegant style of the carpet creates a luxurious atmosphere in the room. Some people consider Saxony carpet a more formal type of carpeting, and it’s sometimes called a plush carpet.