Nice to have, though when choosing your living room furniture you will have some essential others and components which might be more decorative, for example display items that are not essential. For chairs, sofas and example can be regarded as essential, while coffee tables and curio cabinets are functional, but not needed for a living room. Small living spaces can be furnished simply with seating and perhaps a small coffee table or two, while larger equivalents will contain more expansive selections of furniture. Here, we shall discuss the essentials, and make some comment of the decorative items that might be of use in smaller to medium size living spaces. Naturally your choice will depend upon your individual preferences, and if you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet might be of more interest over a cocktail cabinet or bookcase.