Nice to have, though when deciding on your living room furniture you will have some essential others and components which are more decorative, like display items that are not essential. For sofas, chairs and example can be regarded as essential, while coffee tables and curio cabinets are functional, but not essential for a living room. Small living rooms can be furnished only 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 rooms. If you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet could be of more interest over a cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your selection will depend upon your individual preferences, and.