New York Magazine referred to the Obama Oval Office rug (right) as the "less-optimistic rug" as compared to the rug from George W. Bush's Oval Office (left) with its radiant lines that move out from the presidential seal.
Great picture--President Barack Obama visits with a departing United States Secret Service agent and his wife as their son dives into a couch in the Oval Office, June (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Inside Obama's Oval Office: The plush furnishings awaiting the President Elect in his new HQ
Most Iconic Photos Of Obama's First Term: "First Day". President Barack Obama walks into the Oval Office for his full day in office, Jan. His Personal Aide Reggie Love stands nearby. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza)
August 2014 "This view of the President reading briefing material was taken with a remote camera set up on the mantel above the fireplace in the Oval Office." (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
On August the White House revealed that the Presidential Oval Office got a "not-so-extreme makeover" while the President was vacationing at Martha’s Vineyard. This article highlights some of those changes.
Obama's Personal Touches to the Oval Office - Photo Essays