(Note: Include a pic of your problem and your question gets posted first. Email questions and pics with QUESTIONS in subject line to: dc(at)apartmenttherapy(dot)com)Nana, We think you are definitely on the right track. A larger, more colorful area rug would anchor this space and add necessary warmth and personality. It looks in the picture like the existing chair might be hitting up against a breakfast bar or counter; if so we would try to replace it with smaller scale seating. Though the coffee table is new, the white looks rather jarring in the current room; do you have other white furniture that helps anchor that piece? Readers, how would you add warmth and personality to this room?