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