A slim floating bookcase is a nice, clean way to add storage to dead space.In other words, make your dead space COME ALIVE. Get the directions here on how to turn an Ikea bookshelf into a floating one.
This is the perfect place to put a pull out bed. I always look at those beds and think they're impractical because it's too hard to leave all of the open floor space needed for one but I'd happily do it for this library/reading space
small-spaces-bed-nook - Got a huge movie, music or book collection, but just one small room in which to fit it all? Take a cue from Johan, who fit a massive CD storage drawer underneath bed/lounge combo as well as lots of shelf space overhead. Spaces like