When it comes to decorating your living room you have to decide what is best. It's easier to browse online because you have plenty to choose from. Plus you can do it from the comfort of your own home.
Similarly the right ottoman can be used as a foot rest storage unit and coffee table. Decorating your living room space should be a fun experience.
The main way to make sure that your furniture works well together is to ensure that there is a common 'theme' running through each and every item that is in a particular space. The theme can be color texture style period of construction or something entirely different.