When choosing your living area furniture you will have some essential components yet others that are more decorative, such as display items that are not essential, but nice to have. For example, chairs and sofas may 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 simply with seating and perhaps a smaller 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 over a cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your option will depend upon your personal preferences, and.