Right now, we have exotic island estates top of mind. Marrying stately furnishings with materials, accents, and colors that evoke far-flung beach escapes, this look has serious style that’s easy to attain.
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.