Nice to have, though in choosing your living room furniture you will have some essential others and components that are more decorative, for instance 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 necessary 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 choices 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. Naturally your choice will be based upon your individual preferences, and if you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet can be of more interest than the usual cocktail cabinet or bookcase.