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.
Modern white living room design featuring pale warm griege walls, large white textured wall art, white upholstered sofas, and modern leather and metal side chairs - Neutral Home Decor & Decorating Ideas
Lavender walls and purple couch - April 2013 Color of the Month - African Violet - Pantone Inspired Color Design Decor Trends and Ideas. Purple may not be for everyone, but we think it looks lovely in this sophisticated and contemporary living room.