Decorating with an 8x11 area rugs is all about tying a room together with the most expansive rug possible. Oftentimes home decorators will choose 8x11s over 8x10s because they’re looking to define a wider space. An area rug creates a room within a room where family and friends can engage each other and sometimes you’ll want that space to be as spacious as possible. The 8x11 is ideal for standard living rooms, dining rooms, family rooms, and bedrooms. Any interior designer that can fit an 8x11 into their rooms should consider designing their room around an 8x11 area rug as their focal point.