You need to follow a perfect colour scheme according to the modern trends, having perfect mixture of all dazzling and dreary tones like yellow and purple, dark or red and white, orange, or yellowish etc. you might choose some stylish upholstery patterns or striped sofa with floral carpets or rugs in the area.
You can coordinate few antique parts with your contemporary ornamental items. Never overload your living rooms with excess furniture if you like to own spacious rooms where you may get relaxation easily. When you have naughty kids, who go to the living room regularly, and you want to protect your treasured modern furniture from almost any damages, so try to use durable products of top quality furniture manufacturers.