I love the touch that a grey area rug can add to a room. It still remains neutral, but it helps a room go from blah to bam! While beige is expected when one is going neutral, grey is an unexpected alternative that works with many styles.
Here are some of current favorites:
Reminds me of a David Hicks pattern rug:
Global feel rug:
All fab finds in grey tones and all less than $200 for 5 x 8 size!