This is a nice-looking living room with smaller rug. Perhaps the key is to frame the rug with sofas / sofa and armchair combo / sofa and the window. And another trick is to fill up the room so the size doesn't look awkward.
Go Ahead & Introduce Yourself To The Chalkboards That Will Soon Be Decorating Your House, Image: The Grounds Coffee Shop, Australia. And I'm focusing on the floor, lol =) Would like to have that industrial style, including the chalkboard