The materials used in rugs are natural and synthetic fibers. Nylon is a common synthetic fiber and is simple to take care of. Natural fibers are eco-friendly and they cost more. However they will last longer. You will find natural fibers in the form of wool cotton and other eco-friendly materials.
Functional as well as decorative. A great idea especially when working with a small space is to select items that make great features yet also serve a purpose. For instance chaise lounge chairs are great not only as lounges but they also double as a place to put your feet up and provide extra seating when you are entertaining guests.
A vital element when decorating your living room with a contemporary theme is your wall treatments. For this design style the colors can make or break the look - consider adding shades of browns and black or a sharp black and white look to the room. Try using a neutral color paint on the walls or if you want something different go with a leather or suede wall covering.