Area rugs now come in a wide variety of designs, sizes, and forms. from the round, square, and oval shapes to the more conventional rectangle shape. Not to be forgotten is the dependable long-legged runner. Some of the most intriguing modern carpets completely eschew conventional shapes in favor of more organic or geometric designs.
But in this article, we'll go deeply into round rugs. We'll review the situations in which round rugs work best and discuss things to consider while choosing the ideal round rug for your home.
If your living room is on the smaller side, you can use round rugs to soften the corners and direct attention to the defined center. In that case, the round shape is a perfect choice because it will make your living space appear larger.
Remember that proportion is the key to spaciousness. The size of your rug in relation to your space and your furniture is therefore the most crucial factor to get right, regardless of the design or shape — whether it is round, square, or otherwise. If it's too tiny for the space and your furniture, your living room may feel crowded and cluttered.
You should also think about where the round rug will sit in relation to your furniture when choosing one. Again, the balance of the room will feel off if your rug is too small in relation to your dining table or sofa.
Using masking tape to physically outline the area of the floor where you believe the rug should go will help you determine the proper size for your room. After that, measure using a measuring tape and record the measurements. Although you might not end up matching those measurements precisely, but it's a good way to start.