Living rooms are functional place. They provide for many needs. They are for relaxing and socializing, listening to music and entertaining. They can also be used for eating and drinking, watching TV and playing. Modern living room design tries to supply for the whole range of activities and making the most of the space we have often becomes a top priority when thinking about decorating and furnishing the room. The trend in modern living rooms is for a more open design – you need to look carefully at the quality of natural light in the room and how to supplement it with additional light sources. Wooden furniture with a natural finish is a good choice as it tends to lend a light and airy aspect to the furnishings, as well as giving some much-needed warmth and character for your modern living room design.