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.
Like the timber island and the neutral colour palette.
i like the low line of bookshelves that also gives you space for decor above 0 Living Room Layout Ideas: Place a Bookcase Behind Your Sofa
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