You need to follow a perfect colour pallette in line with the modern trends, having perfect blend of all shiny and uninteresting shades like crimson and yellowish, dark or red and white, orange, or yellowish etc. you may choose some stylish upholstery habits or striped sofa with floral carpets or rugs in the room.
You can organize few antique parts with your modern day ornamental items. Never overload your living spaces with excess furniture if you want to have spacious rooms where you can find relaxation easily. When you have naughty kids, who go to the living room regularly, and you want to protect your important modern day furniture from almost any damages, so try to use durable products of branded furniture manufacturers.