Two pieces of L shaped couch living room is the best of choice for small living room. It probably won’t be enough for your whole big family but, it won’t look too small too because the nature of L shaped couch is it looks big even if it’s small. Measure the size of the living room and choose the couch that will fit there. This will also deal with the color of the couch, because sometimes the wrong color couch can make your living room look too crowded. This will make your living room look even smaller than it actually is. Living Room.