Nice to have, though when choosing your living room furniture you will have some essential others and components which are more decorative, for example display items that are not essential. For example, chairs and sofas may be regarded as essential, while coffee tables and curio cabinets are functional, but not important for a living room. Small living rooms can be furnished just with seating and perhaps a tiny 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 compared to a cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your selection will depend upon your own preferences, and.