Rug week - black & white rugs
One rule of thumb we like to follow in our stages is to include a pop of black in every room. There is something about black decor, whether it be a table or decorative item, that really grounds a space. An easy way to incorporate black into your design is by using a black and white rug. I think folks tend to associate black and white rugs with a moroccan vibe, which they certainly can take on, but there are unlimited options for all styles and budgets.
Here is a round of some awesome black and white rugs: