We're on the verge of purchasing a large kilim area rug for our living room. And sure, our current home is old and eclectic and the rug is a perfect fit. But we're buying for life, with hopes of building a small, contemporary home one day. So, will the kilim work? Here's evidence that it will indeed carry over nicely:These examples showcase kilims in contemporary architecture. They work so well as a warm and textured counterpoint to the white austerity of their surroundings. Even if you aren't living in a contemporary home but want to mix a kilim with modern decor, that works too!