Curio and display cabinets, entertainment units and bookcases are common examples of display and storage units that you will find in many living rooms that can accommodate them. Others include secretaires, ottomans with hinge lis, and cocktail cabinets for drinks and glasses. Entertainment units are frequently installed as a wall unit, offering space for your wide flat screen TV, games consoles, speakers and various other items such as a hi-fi system plus an iPod dock and speaker unit. It is crucial that you deal with the essentials first before looking at the decorative or non-essential items, when choosing your living room furniture. There seems little part of purchasing a beautiful entertainment unit, then finding you have no room for your preferred seating. Sectionals can often make best use of only a little space, but fundamentally you must decide what seating you require and then work around that.