When choosing your family area furniture you will have some essential components as well as others that are more decorative, such as display items that are not essential, but nice to have. For chairs, sofas and example could 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 only with seating and perhaps a tiny 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. If you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet will be of more interest than a cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your decision will depend upon your individual preferences, and.