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.
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U.S. President Barack Obama uses a Blackberry device as he makes his way toward the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, January 29, 2009. Obama was allowed to keep the Blackberry after security modifications were made.
President Obama's Oval Office rug: wheat colored, very simple and plain, with five quotes around the outside edge.
President Barack Obama places a Blackberry device back in the holster as he makes his way toward the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, January 29, 2009. Obama was allowed to keep the Blackberry after security modifications were made.
Bo Obama Summer Vacation Photos
From helicopter rides to fetch in the Oval Office, it was definitely a summer to remember
Hundreds of thousands of student loan borrowers will now have an easier path to getting their loans discharged, the Obama administration announced Tuesday.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama visit with former Staff Sergeant Clinton Romesha and his family in the Oval Office prior to a ceremony to award Romesha the Medal of Honor, Feb. 11, 2013. Remesha's family members, from left, are: son Colin Romesha, 2; daughter Gwen Romesha, 4; wife Tammy Romesha, daughter Dessi Romesha, 11; and mother Tish Rogers.
The Obama Oval Office: Makeover and Décor in the White House
Preparing to Address the Nation: President Barack Obama edits his remarks in the Oval Office prior to making a televised statement detailing the mission against Osama bin Laden, May (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
U.S. President Barack Obama gestures towards the Oval Office after arriving from Chicago aboard Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House February 16, 2009 in Washington, DC. The Obamas spent Presidents Day weekend at their home in Chicago.
Pete Souza on Instagram: “Three years ago today: the man with the red folder. President Obama heads back to the Oval Office with Chief of Staff Denis McDonough after…”