You should follow a perfect colour pallette based on the modern trends, having perfect blend of all dazzling and flat hues like yellow and crimson, black or red and white, orange, or yellowish etc. you may choose some stylish upholstery patterns or striped sofa with floral carpets or rugs in the room.
You can coordinate few antique items with your contemporary decorative items. Never overload your living rooms with unnecessary furniture if you want to have spacious rooms where you can find relaxation easily. When you have naughty kids, who visit the living room regularly, and you want to protect your important modern day furniture from any type or kind of damages, so try to use durable products of branded furniture manufacturers.