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.
Not sure about the black bathroom door but I love the floor and wall tiles in the photo Best small bathroom ideas in a Bay Area bath. How to design a beautiful small bath with just three colors from San Francisco designer Katie Martinez.