Area Rug Placement and Sizes – Design Tips for Small to Large Spaces – Lamps Plus

Area rugs can make a grand statement and give a room a polished look. But do you know how to select the right size?

Whether you are looking for contemporary, or traditional area rugs, there are few design basic you show know.

Here’s the Lamps Plus,, quick guide to help you select the right size area rug.

Depending on the size of your room, the right-sized rug will ideally cover most of your floor and leave 8-16 inches of hardwood showing around the perimeter.

A minimum of the front legs of furniture should be on the area rug. This is usually a 5×8 rug.

Shop 8×10 area rugs, / , usually allows you to place the a few pieces of furniture on the rug.

To create the illusion of a larger space, use a larger are rug like 9×12. This will allow you to place all the furniture on the rug and creates more pulled together and designer look

That is our, quick guide to selecting the right size area rug. We hope you found this helpful.

If you have any additional question regarding selecting an area rugs or lighting product please contact us, Our expert Lighting Consultants will guide you through the decision making process with recommendations, design advice and special order assistance. It’s fast and easy!