What's on your floor can add to the decorating style but if you can not afford new floors in your living room then you can mask your current floors with small rugs with a contemporary design - either a geometric print or a plain sisal rug. If you are lucky enough to be able to afford new floors check out bamboo floors or slate or clay tile. Sleek lined furniture with chrome accents goes nicely with this look and you might try shopping at consignment stores if you are short on cash.
Once the seating selection of your couch is decided then the material used on your couch needs to be considered as well. If you have young family with child or children or you have pets then you may want to consider the ease in which you can clean your furniture. Therefore you may want to consider selecting a leather couch or micro suede. Both materials have been popular due to the ease in cleaning. Whereas upholstered couches provide more color and pattern selection but are not as easy to clean and usually are not stain resistant. Keeping these options in mind helps in decorating your home with beautiful decor that provides both style and comfort.
Less is more. The most important rule to remember when decorating any room is don't clutter. Less really is more. Choose simple pieces and keep the extras to a minimal. What decorations you do use don't over do it but rather select a few quality items.