Nice to have, though when picking your living room furniture you will have some essential components and others which can be more decorative, like display items which are not essential. For chairs, example and sofas may be regarded as essential, while coffee tables and curio cabinets are functional, but not important for a living room. Small living spaces can be furnished simply with seating and perhaps a little 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 useful in smaller to medium size living spaces. If you love antiques or figurines a curio cabinet can be of more interest over a cocktail cabinet or bookcase, naturally your option will depend upon your personal preferences, and.