You should follow a perfect colour scheme according to the modern trends, having perfect blend of all shiny and dreary hues like purple and yellowish, black or white and red, orange, or yellowish etc. you might choose some stylish upholstery habits or striped sofa with floral carpets or rugs in the room.
You can coordinate few antique pieces with your modern-day decorative items. Never overload your living rooms with excess furniture if you like to possess spacious rooms where you may get relaxation easily. If you have naughty kids, who visit the living room regularly, and you want to protect your valuable modern furniture from almost any damages, so try to use durable products of branded furniture manufacturers.